The Rock pulls off the truly impossible by salvaging this wreck from the surrounding rubble.
Hits upon familiar themes and dresses them up in splashy visuals for an ambitious but ordinary adventure.
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.
A drawn-out reminder of “the grass is always greener” syndrome.
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.
This big-budget mess amounts more to a minor tremor than a full-scale disasterpiece.