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Review: Thor: Ragnarok (Spoiler edition)

Posted by mogway on Thursday November 2, 2017

Yes this is the spoiler edition so if you haven’t seen the movie (out today in America) and you don’t want to be spoilered stop reading!!!
Perhaps you’d like to read my Spoiler free edition.

Parties like the Grandmaster on ship like it’s her birthday cause hey it is 😀 A few hours ago I saw Thor: Ragnarok again but this time in Ultra Laser 3D and Dolby Atmos, and WOW!!!
There is absolutely no other way to see this movie, the colors, the sounds, the effects, it’s so much more amazing than the 2D version. If I already rated the 2D version a nice 10 this one would be a 20 for sure! But we only go to 10 alas.
The movie starts with humor which carriers on throughout the whole movie, it’s simple but effective, small elements to make you laugh. The running gag throughout the movie of Thor throwing things to Loki just to see if he is truly there, never gets old. Also the little nudges towards other movies. (Or I might read into it too much who knows).
The card that is left on the street when Dr Strange takes Loki felt a lot like a homage to Sherlock, gassing up on Xandar…why didn’t they go for that option? Would’ve loved to see some Guardians.. Or Skurge yelling for Asgard in the end, oh LOTR and Rohirrim stop my beating heart XD. Yeah probably seeing more..

I never read the comics so for me it was quite a shock to learn that Hela was a sister and the 1st born of Odin, kinda makes you wonder about Odin too, he wasn’t the nice soft king he let others believe he was. Hela just simply wanted more and poof she was banished. No wonder she wanted to come back and take back what was rightfully hers. I loved the scenes where she showed Skurge the true ceiling of Asgard and the vaults after that, smashing the Infinity Gauntlet to the floor saying it’s fake XD, and making remarks to all the other stuff that was there.
A nice new character in the movie was Taika Waititi’s Korg, yes the director played a nice role in it, providing some humor along the way.

Always have loved Jeff Goldblum and his portrayal of the Grandmaster was so amazing, a nice nutty man who does anything for entertainment and to make people love him. Also the slaves reference was awesome..prisoners with jobs XD
A reason why we will probable haven’t seen the infinity wars trailer is because Thor loses an eye, what is it with people and losing eyes in Marvel??? We see Thor drifting in outer space in the 1st part of the trailer, never could tell if he had both eyes, cause the leaked trailer wasn’t that good, but the extra scene does make you think about what happened to the people of Asgard, and of course also Loki cause he was standing beside Thor when they see Thanos’s ship.

Also a special shout of to Mark Ruffalo who is just amazing in this movie too, Hulk’s character is so much more likeable with him, he plays him so well.
I think it’s safe to say that out of all 3 Thor movies this is truly the best one, and it is best watched in 3D with good sound 😉 It might even end up in my Blu-ray collection and that’s saying something since I’ve only have 2 Blu-rays..Guardians vol 1 + 2 LOL maybe one day I’ll add all the other to my collection too, but Thor: Ragnarok will definitely be one of the first to into my collection. So go see it in your local theater because this one is really worth your money too!

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Review: Thor: Ragnarok (Spoiler free)

Posted by mogway on Wednesday October 25, 2017

I just finished a small production movie called Thor: Ragnarok….maybe you have heard of it or maybe if you’re lucky you might have even seen a trailer for this movie. If not here’s the trailer.

Ok totally kidding of course you know about this movie!! And you will hear a lot about it too in the coming days. Europe was lucky but alas America has to wait until the 3rd of November. So I will keep this spoiler free.

Not a real spoiler is that this is the 3rd movie of the Thor movies, and to my opinion it is the best of the 3!! Do you have to see the other 2 movies? No you don’t but it’s always better to do so. This movie starts not long after the Avengers: Age of Ultron, so it might be smart to rewatch that one again to know where some of the characters are. But it’s not a complete must, but I kinda think Marvel geeks already know all the movies by heart 😉

Also not a spoiler is that this movie is also about the Grandmaster, who is played by Jeff Goldblum. The Grandmaster is the leader of the Contest of Champions, which is also a game app for Iphone and Android. It’s a little more funny if you play this game like I do (find MogwayLavendel in the game 😉 )

This movie is action packed with great scenery, music, humor and some nods to other movies.
Unfortunately I saw it in 2D, but I am definitely going to see this one in the Dolby Atmos Ultra Laser 3D, yes this movie is so good that I’m going to see it another time. It’s definitely my 2nd favorite movie of the year. (My favorite movie of the year is of course that other small Marvel movie Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2)
Be sure to check back next week for a spoiler filled review.
I recommend this movie A LOT!! It’s a 10 out of 10!!!

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