Thor: Ragnarok is the funniest Marvel movie to date. In fact, it may be the funniest superhero movie ever. From the first scene until the very last, it’s a non-stop cavalcade of jokes wrapped around an epic, sweeping space adventure. The whole thing will make you absolutely giddy.
Everyone loves to rank Marvel movies. And down near the bottom on almost every single list are Thor and Thor: The Dark World. So how is it that we’re all so stoked about the third film in a trilogy that’s not even close to being as loved as others in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
It’s not uncommon for directors to make appearances in their own work, but Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi’s own cameo wasn’t actually planned. As par for the course with the upcoming film, it was totally improvised, and happened because he and Chris Hemsworth were goofing around.
Everything we’ve seen from Thor: Ragnarok has blown us away. Bright, fun, Marvel movies have become the norm but, somehow, this has looked different. The trailers and clips have been trippy, manic, and hilarious. Plus, with each new look, they’ve only gotten weirder. Could the film actually live up to that insanity…
Hey, remember the 1980s?
When Thor faces the fall of Asgard and a trip into outer space in the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok, he’s going to do it with a new, shorter hairdo and a full-on Sadness Beard. It’s a look that has at least one major fan in Chris Hemsworth himself.
The first trailer for Thor: Ragnarok is one of those trailers you never, ever forget. So, the cast and crew had a lot to live up to at Comic-Con, but the new trailer take care of at all. It’s a two-and-a-half-minute ball of action, awesomeness, humor, and insanity that may be the most purely fun Marvel movie trailer…
Before Mark Millar’s Chrononauts was even released in 2015, the comic had already been tapped for a movie adaptation. However, as is so often the case these days, the updates stopped there. Fast-forward to today and there is finally some movement on the project.
So, in addition to International Women’s Day, Marvel has also decided it’s Thor: Ragnarok Wednesday. Earlier, Entertainment Weekly posted our first look at the film and now they’ve revealed even more photos, including the much, much anticipated first look at Jeff Goldblum’s cosmic lover of competition, the Grandmaster.
One of the most charming moments of Doctor Strange was the end tag which brought Thor into the Sanctum Sanctorum to ask some help from the Sorceror Supreme. Here’s a little behind-the-scenes featurette from the Doctor Strange release which shows what goes into making these tags (besides beer).
This is the only way to bid adieu to your coworkers.
io9: Your one stop shopping for all geeky hair news needs! From Jon Snow to, well, Jon Snow, we’ve got it all. The latest major hairdo change comes to us from Australia, where Chris Hemsworth is filming Thor: Ragnarok. Thor is best known for having flowing locks but, a new behind-the-scenes photo reveals he’ll be…
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.
Star Trek Beyond isn’t in theaters yet, but it sounds like a fourth film is already taking shape, at least according to J.J. Abrams. The director of Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) says that Chris Hemsworth, who made a cameo in his pre-Thor days as Captain Kirk’s doomed father, will return.
Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters is a film for anyone who ever watched the first Ghostbusters and thought, “I wish they got to use their guns more.” It’s bigger, brighter, and louder—the sort of movie that features the Ghostbusters shooting ghosts in slow motion set to the iconic theme song. It’s also incredibly funny. The…
Hey, Loki, watch your back. It looks like Thor is taking your title as the God of Mischief on the Australian set of Thor: Ragnarok. The film’s director, Taika Waititi tweeted a hilarious photo from the set that hopefully sets the tone for the movie we’ll be getting next year.
Several years ago, rumors began to swirl that Marvel Studios was going to send Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk into space for an adaptation of the popular comic storyline, Planet Hulk. Now that Hulk now going into the cosmos for Thor: Ragnarok, this could be the time.
We’ll take any chance to see more of what the new Ghosbusters film is going to be like. This new behind-the-scenes featurette not only contains a bunch of new footage, but also happens to showcase Hemsworth’s hapless assistant Kevin being both sexy and moronic.