Monday, May 30, 2011

Thor: Euthoria

The Movie Slut offers her profound apologies to loyal readers. She should have seen and reviewed this crazy good movie sooner. But who knew?
It's based on a Marvel comic. Not that there's anything wrong with that. But she assumed...
Rule #1: Never assume anything.
Thor is a sci-fi flick, a thriller and a rom-com rolled into one. It takes place in two galaxies with characters who span 12 centuries.
The story is positively Shakespearean: An old king, two sons to vie for the throne and a diabolical enemy.
So much to enjoy.
The movie is directed by Kenneth Branagh, who knows his way around Shakespeare, and stars Natalie Portman and a fantastic Chris Hemsworth as the star-crossed (pun intended) lovers.

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