Thor was one of the more accomplished superhero movies last year. Okay, the bar I may have set is low but you’ll be surprised with how many superhero movies still manages to fail to meet the standards I’ve set (I’m looking at you Wolverine).
I loved the fact that Thor was directed by accomplished actor/director Kenneth Branagh, who is actually a personal idol of mine. He engaged me with his tactic to inject a little Shakespearean tragedy to the Thor movie, which other directors would have ignored. Unfortunately, he won’t be back for the sequel. [Read more…]