The End is Near in Thor Ragnarok


James Hunt


The god of thunder returns in Thor Ragnarok. The final installment of the Thor series follows Thor, played by Chris Hemsworth, as he is stripped of everything by the sinister Hela, played by Cate Blanchett, and forced to fight his fellow Avenger, Hulk, played by Mark Ruffalo. The film is full of energy from the cast and is a thrill ride from beginning to end. The movie shows the human side of the Thor instead of the boring god side.

The first act of the movie shows Thor and his brother Loki, played by Tom Hiddleston, trying to find their father, Odin, played by Anthony Hopkins. Act I ends with the introduction of the main villain Hela and her sending Thor and Loki into the cosmos. Act II is the most fun part of the film. It shows Thor fighting Hulk on the colorful planet of Sakaar, while Hela takes over Asguard. The third act shows the epic final battle between Thor and Hela and ends the Thor franchise on a positive note.

Every actor involved performed their part with magnetism. Hemsworth plays his part exceptionally and shows a likable Thor that audiences wanted. Hiddleston returns as the devious Loki and brings back the Loki that audiences adore. Blanchett’s Hela is one of the best villains Marvel has created and is sinister in every way. Hulk was interesting because audiences see the difference between the bruting Hulk and the nerdy Bruce Banner. Side characters like the Grandmaster, played by Jeff Goldblum, and Valkyrie, played by Tessa Thompson, stood out with the material they were given as well.

Thor: Ragnarok is the best Thor movie to hit the screen. Overall, the movie delivers a complex story within two and a half hours while being entertaining. The boring Thor that everyone knew is reshaped into a relatable, powerless Thor. Though Thor may be different, he will return alongside the Avengers in Infinity Wars. Thor Ragnarok is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief suggestive material.