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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #120 on: May 10, 2011, 12:29 AM »
I always look forward to Dressel Rebel's spoilers. >:D
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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #121 on: May 11, 2011, 12:09 PM »
Saw it, liked it.  Crowd remarkably well behaved but then most were a caricature of a nerdy, comic book reading, toy collecting individual.  The only person talking during the movie was a middle aged woman that almost got the hammer of Thor in the side of her head. 
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« Reply #122 on: May 12, 2011, 01:26 PM »
The only person talking during the movie was a middle aged woman that almost got the hammer of Thor in the side of her head. 

You just had to wear a costume, didn't you.  :-*

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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #123 on: May 12, 2011, 02:41 PM »
The only person talking during the movie was a middle aged woman that almost got the hammer of Thor in the side of her head. 

Coincidentally, that's what I call my wiener.  ;D
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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #124 on: May 13, 2011, 02:57 AM »
Saw the movie earlier this week.  All in all, it was pretty good.  Thor has to be one of the single most difficult characters to cast because of both the physicality of the character and his mythological background.  How do you cast a norse god?  But I think Chris Hemsworth pulled it off. 

Natalie Portman?  Mmmm.  She's like a fine wine, just getting better with age!

I thought I had a good idea of where the easter egg scene was going, but now I'm not so sure.  I could've sworn that the name of Stellan Skarsgaard's character was the name of a pretty significant Marvel villain (Avengers, FF, Secret Wars, etc).  But the whole CC story might run counter to that.
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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #125 on: May 13, 2011, 07:49 AM »
I could've sworn that the name of Stellan Skarsgaard's character was the name of a pretty significant Marvel villain (Avengers, FF, Secret Wars, etc).  But the whole CC story might run counter to that.

Nah, "Erik Selvig" doesn't show up anywhere on the Marvel Wiki.  I gotta conclude he's a new character.
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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #126 on: May 15, 2011, 12:31 AM »
Saw Thor Friday night with my friends Joe K and T.J. (Bill and Jesse know them).  Really liked it.  Saw it in 3D IMAX and it looked really crisp and clear. I loved the way they did Asgard.  Looked as good as or better than Coruscant from the SW films.

The plot was decent, and I loved the cameos.  Hemsworth did a great job, IMO, and I still can't get over how huge he got to play that role.  I liked Portman in this film...way better chemistry than between her and Hayden in the SW films.  I thought they kind of wasted Kat Dennings, though.  She's a good actress and it didn't feel like she had much to work with.

I wasn't sure how I was going to like this, was more looking forward to Captain America, but thought Thor really stepped up.  Now I'm hoping CA can follow.

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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #127 on: May 15, 2011, 09:32 PM »
The only person talking during the movie was a middle aged woman that almost got the hammer of Thor in the side of her head. 

Coincidentally, that's what I call my wiener.  ;D

You call your wiener a "middle aged woman?"  That's weird.
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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #128 on: May 16, 2011, 09:02 AM »
Saw it Friday night, but I had to go to 2 different theatres to find a non-3D showing. (Damn I am sick of that crude, sucky 3D crap...just give it up already, please)

Thought it was good, a solid summer movie effort. If you don't overthink it too much, it's a pretty fun ride. I'm not so much of a Thor purist that I was horribly offended by any of the plot changes. I did want to see that winged helmet though.

Thought Loki came off as much more of a sympathetic villain than the mustache twirling arch enemy from the comics. Was actually kind of refreshing to have a villain with some depth.
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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #129 on: May 17, 2011, 09:08 AM »
Thought Loki came off as much more of a sympathetic villain than the mustache twirling arch enemy from the comics. Was actually kind of refreshing to have a villain with some depth.

Since when did Loki ever have a mustache?   ???
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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #130 on: May 17, 2011, 09:14 AM »
Is that a joke, are you really unfamiliar with the "mustache twirling arch enemy" reference?
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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #131 on: May 17, 2011, 10:44 AM »
LOL...it's just an expression. A reference to the old B/W silent movie villains, who always bore a trademark sinister mustache they would invariably stroke or twirl malevolently.

Loki in the comics was always clean shaven as I recall, but then again, so was Thor and somehow that got lost in the movie.
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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #132 on: May 17, 2011, 05:32 PM »
I get the reference, just thought you were being more literal with your comment.  I never really thought of Loki as that kind of villian.  He's definitely a plotter, but has always been portrayed as somewhat feable and whiney in the stories I've read, gaining people's sympathy and then preying on them.  I haven't seen the movie yet, but I have read a lot of Thor, so it will be fun to see how well the characters fit with my expectations.

As for Thor, he did actually sport a scruffy beard for a while in the comics.  He was using it to hide injuries, but it was a cool look for him.  Ultimates Thor also sports a beard and we know that some of the movie characters more closely resemble the Ultimates version of their character (i.e. Sam Jackson as Nick Fury instead of David Hasslehoff).
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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #133 on: May 18, 2011, 11:54 AM »
I saw it this past weekend with my son and we loved it - go check it out

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Re: Thor (Movie & Sequels)
« Reply #134 on: May 18, 2011, 01:14 PM »
So....would I have to watch this movie and all the other upcoming comic hero type movies to understand the eventual Avengers flick ?
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