Thor (2011) and Thor : The Dark World (2013)

Thor

The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

Fantasy adventures directed by Kenneth Branagh, starring Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddelston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Rene Russo and Ray Stevenson.

Thor2

Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

Fantasy adventures directed by Alan Taylor, starring Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddelston, Stellan Skarsgård, Christopher Eccleston, Rene Russo, Idris Elba, Ray Stevenson and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje.

I watched Branagh’s Thor only weeks ago because I wanted to watch the second movie. I heard so many bad reviews in 2011 that I wasn’t tempted at all – I was afraid to be disappointed by Kenneth Branagh’s direction, his Hamlet being one of my favourite movies. I discovered Thor and Loki in ‘The Avengers’ last year and I have to say that I fell for Tom Hiddelston’s baddie; Loki is a character to be loved and to be hated at the same time and I’m looking forward to see him the next time…

Those two movies gather great British actors as Sir Anthony Hopkins (Hannibal Lecter), Tom Hiddelston (Wallander with Branagh, The Deep Blue Sea and The Hollow Crown), Christopher Eccleston (the 9th Doctor Who), Idris Elba (Luther and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Mr Eko in Lost) and Ray Stevenson (Rome and Dexter) …

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