Thor continues the string of connected MARVEL comics films that began with Iron Man. Although different in tone, it soars to similar heights thanks to director Kenneth Branagh and the cast. The film deals with some core issues of sin, (particularly arrogance and jealousy) and emphasizes the need for strong discipline from a loving father that yields the fruit of righteousness.
Plus, there’s a dude with a hammer hitting things. What more do you want?
We’ll follow this up with some elaboration as the video review is effectively spoiler-free. From the spiritual parallels to the future Avengers cameos, there’s a little more we’ll unpack in written review later regarding Loki, Thor, and Odin.