Meanwhile, on earth, we meet a dedicated scientist, Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who is investigating meteorological anomalies – the kind that send sexy ripped blond dudes to earth via lightening. When the two meet, sparks fly, literally and figuratively. And so begins the back and forth between scenes on Asgard, where something shady is a foot, and earth, where Thor struggles to gather his bearings despite his powers. The love story between Thor and Jane seemed a bit hokey. That’s just because they didn’t take time to develop that storyline enough, which was OK with me.
Overall this movie shines thanks to Hemsworh and Hiddleston. While the special effects are spectacular and vivid with luminous color, especially on Asgard, this movie does not need to be viewed in 3D. It was filmed in 2D to begin with and later converted into 3D. When this happens, it’s sort of like seeing a black and white movie with sunglasses on - everything is muted and darkened. So if you’re going to see this movie, save your hard earned cash and see it in 2D only. And remember to stay through the ending credits as there is a little Thor morsel for you at the very end. Thor is a fantastically fun movie and a great way to kick off the summer season. You will definitely be entertained!RATING: B+