If Taika Waititi is in imminent danger of overexposure, he's mitigated the coming backlash (thus far, anyway) by delivering one project after another that lives up to, or exceeds, the expectations of its intended audience. Thor: Love And Thunder revisits the cheeky, sentimental tone of the nearly universally beloved Thor: Ragnarok , and propels its eponymous hero into new adventures that bring full circle a journey that started with the very first, much-less-beloved Thor back in 2011. Watch Christian Bale on “Thor” and “Batman” 01:36 Now playing Kim Fields on “Living Single” Friday 6:31PM 02:01 Now playing Steve Carell on the genius of the minions Friday 11:04AM Natalie Portman and (especially) Christian Bale contribute more than enough capital-A acting bona fides to lend deeper emotional dimensions to Waititi's loose, occasionally too-cheerful but always visually adventuresome adaptation of Jason Aaron's stint on the Mighty Thor comic, in which (among other things) Portman's Jane Foster gains the hero's powers. Meanwhile, Chris Hemsworth continues to refine his portrayal of the indefatigably confident, well-meaning himbo as he faces a post- Avengers: Endgame identity crisis and works through the residue of a number of past relationships. Narrated like an irreverent epic poem by his dim-witted… Read full this story
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