This is an action extravaganza.
Delivers a unique experience in some otherworldly place borne of imagination.
The ingredients for a first-rate experience are all here until the story unfolds.
An origin story with no intention of avoiding the inevitable battle sequences.
Forges its own path as a fun, original film that both stands on its own and fits into the larger Marvel Universe.
No film in 2017 surprised me more than this one.
Feels as if del Toro borrowed and updated a campy 1950s sci-fi thriller.
Wanders without focus instead of concentrating on the core story and characters.
Puts the Asgardian god of thunder on top of the Marvel Universe mountain for the first time.
The real elevation exists between the audience and the story’s believability.