Ohhhh my gosh, you guys. I just saw “Thor: The Dark World.” I’m not even going to bother fully reviewing it – there are plenty of reviews out there to fill that need for you. Besides, from the reviews I read, they’re just not that encouraging. I actually really enjoyed the movie, as did my comic-book-geek husband. The visual effects were stunning, almost too much to absorb. There were solid elements of humor, and Loki got even more time to shine. The battle scenes were epic – I actually had chills the entire last 20 minutes, waiting to see what happened next. When it was done, it took me a few minutes to catch my breath – I felt like I’d just been on a roller coaster! What a ride!
So take any quasi-negative reviews with a grain of salt – if you’re looking for a comic book movie with great effects, and just want to be entertained, you won’t be disappointed.
P.S. We saw it in IMAX 3D – totally worth it. Gorgeous.
P.P.S. There are TWO bits to stay after for. One after the visual cast credits, then another one after all the behind-the-scenes names scroll past. Stay for both.
Now, to make this crafty, how about some Thor crafts?
Jess Newstone has an adorable amigurumi pattern for a Thor, complete with Mjollnir (see below). She also has a Loki pattern. Be sure to check out the rest of her Tumblr; I love the concept. She puts her “pocket Loki” doll in all sorts of fun scenarios and photographs it . Fun and adorable.
And finally, Dedfa has created a fun crochet Thor helmet (see below).
Feel free to share your thoughts on the movie in the comments section below!
Links of Interest:
- Thor amigurumi pattern on Over the Bifrost
- Loki amigurumi pattern on Over the Bifrost
- Thor sackboy pattern on Etsy
- Crochet Thor helmet on Bats in My Belfrey
- My previous post on Crafting Valhalla (viking crafts galore!)
- More Thor crafts on GeekCrafts