Thor: Ragnarok won’t be cancelling the apocalypse until November 3rd, but some lucky critics got to attend an advance screening Sunday night, tweeting their initial reactions in the wee hours. Although full reviews are still under an embargo, the initial reactions still have us psyched about this movie like the early reactions to Spider-Man: Homecoming and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 did.
People seemed to be in agreement that the film is “stupid silly fun” as well as “hilarious and weird and offbeat and retro and sublime,” and we were definitely intrigued about seeing “Cate Blanchett scene stealing, Jeff Goldblum Goldblum-ing.”
Quite a few people also praised Tessa Thompson’s turn as Valkyrie:
But other viewers had their own picks for MVP:
“And Goldblum” indeed. Plenty of people were happy about Jeff Goldblum Goldblum-ing all over the place:
In other news regarding things that were huge in the ’80s, somebody once again brought up the ’80s vibe of the movie:
People not only enjoyed the character played by director Taika Waititi; they also liked his directing and humorous sensibility:
The soundtrack from Mark Mothersbaugh of Devo was also a fan favorite:
Critics weren’t allowed to give spoilers, but you can tell they wanted to:
Overall, reviews were mostly positive:
Thor: Ragnarok opens November 3rd.