First Thor Reviews

The premiere of Thor was in Sydney today and the first two reviews have landed. So, is it as crummy as some of the promotion materials make it look or is it as promising as the reports from those who saw the 20 minutes at conventions?

It’s early days but it seems, thankfully, it’s closer to the latter.

Drew from Hitflix has a very positive and in depth review.

I had some big questions about whether or not they’d strike the right tone and find a way to make this feel like part of the world they’ve been so carefully building.

The answer is a resounding yes to both questions.

And IGN Australia gave it 3 and a half stars (out of 5)

Thor may not be a game-changer for comic book movies, but it’s a solidly entertaining one most noteworthy for taking what could have been utterly campy material and making it dramatic and relatable. There’s action and otherworldly elements to appease the core fans and possibly even win over some skeptics, and enough humor and humanity to engage general audiences.