Thor: Ragnarok is a great movie—but one area where it falters is with Valkyrie. Not because of characterization, because she’s just as great, kickass, and engaging as the rest of the cast. But Ragnarok’s Valkyrie was meant to be bisexual, and the erasure of that identity in the film is profoundly disappointing.
Thor: Ragnarok dropped last Thursday night, and Mike Fahey and Gita Jackson had a chance to see it shortly afterward. We sat down to talk about the movie’s great jokes, Space Jeff Golblum, and where Ragnarok ranks for us amongst the other Marvel movies.
This week, Thor: Ragnarok hits theaters—but its titular apocalypse is more than a casual allusion to the Norse mythology that Marvel’s hero originates from. It’s a reference to an event in the comics that has hounded the God of Thunder since his adventures first began. Here’s everything you need to know about it…
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With the November 2 release of Thor Ragnarok, the most exciting Thor film since 1988's The Incredible Hulk Returns TV movie, the folks at Build-A-Bear gird their cuddly line-up for battle with an online exclusive team of Marvel’s mightiest god and monster.
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While moviegoers have to wait until November to watch the Hulk and Thor battle for Jeff Goldblum’s amusement, Lego fans can get in on the action starting this month with a new pair of Thor: Ragnarok playsets—Arena Clash and The Ultimate Battle For Asgard. How ultimate is it? Eh, middlin’.
Thor’s latest villain—Hela, the Goddess of Death—is already proving to be his biggest rival yet in our first look at the next Thor movie. Mjolnir is gone, Asgard is sundered, and most shockingly of all: the God of Thunder’s been given a haircut.
San Diego Comic-Con gave a small group of about 7,000 people a peek at what Thor was doing while everyone else was in-fighting in Captain America: Civil War. Well, now you can find out for yourself.
When comedic director Taika Waititi was hired to make the third Thor film, Thor: Ragnarok, most people didn’t know what to expect. About 7,000 of those people now know what to expect as Marvel played a video Waititi directed at Comic-Con, showing Thor and Hulk’s whereabouts during Captain America: Civil War.
Now that Ant-Man is out, Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is over. This slate of six movies began with Iron Man 3, and included some bold experiments (Guardians of the Galaxy) as well as huge upheavals. Now that it’s over, where do all our favorite characters stand? Let’s get you up to speed for Phase Three.
Ant-Man represents the end of Marvel’s Phase Two of movies. But what does the House of Ideas have up its sleeve for Phase Three? We got some one-on-one time with Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, and he dropped some hints. Here are 11 teases for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.