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05 November 2013 @ 11:14 pm
Picoreview: Thor: The Dark World  

Picoreview: Thor: The Dark World (spoiler-free):

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Stay through ALL THE CREDITS, people. ALL THE CREDITS. One does not simply walk out of a Marvel movie before the credits are done rolling!

(not spoilery but not without an opinion behind the cut):

There were bits I thought were kind of awful, but they were not the bits with, er, anybody except the Space Elves. In fact, all the bits without Space Elves were pretty goddamn awesome, and the layered storytelling in Thor and Loki’s story, OMG!

I will write more of a review, maybe, when I’m sure the movie has opened in America. :)

(x-posted from The Essential Kit)

 
 
 
Alix (Tersa): OMG SQUEE (iharthdarth)tersa on November 5th, 2013 06:41 pm (UTC)
Yeah, it's premiering in the U.S. Thursday night.

Your picoreview has only stoked my anticipation of the Thor Loki marathon as well. :> I'm really glad to hear that the bits with Loki and Thor are as good as they seem like they should be just from the varying previews I've been seeing. *squee*
kitmizkit on November 6th, 2013 04:16 am (UTC)
We had a great time watching Thor -> CA -> Avengers in preparation for Thor2. :)
Andrea Blytheblythe025 on November 5th, 2013 10:06 pm (UTC)
I can't wait to see this!!!!
Kristine Smith: dr chriskristine_smith on November 6th, 2013 09:56 pm (UTC)
I'm seeing it on Friday, in 3-D.

Very much looking forward. I want the Space Elves to be good, though, because Christopher Eccleston.
kitmizkit on November 7th, 2013 03:44 am (UTC)
Well, in so far as they go he's fine, it's just that I didn't think they were a good idea and were then a not especially well implemented execution of a not very good idea. Other people's mileage may vary. :)
Chris: Hercules90scartoonman on November 16th, 2013 04:03 pm (UTC)
Agreed! Did you think the two after the credits scenes should be swapped?
kitmizkit on November 16th, 2013 04:08 pm (UTC)
Sort of! The second one was charming and sweet and would hae made a nice little mid-credits cap while leaving the first one till the very end would have kept it bit more in keeping with the "at the very last moment we will give you something that feeds into the next movies" of (most) of the other films.

OTOH, the romping troll puppy was like the best way ever to end it, so I'm glad they did that :)
Chris: Context90scartoonman on November 26th, 2013 02:45 am (UTC)
Yes, the romping troll puppy puts smiles on everyone's faces!