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Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Movie Review

The God of Thunder has returned to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in this weekend's release of Thor: Ragnarok.  This third entry in the Thor series has made some major changes to the Asgardian.  Don't worry, this is a non-spoiler review.  It's safe to read before you've seen the film.  

Overall, this is the best of the film of the Thor franchise.  Director Taika Waititi has crafted something that is both deathly serious and immensely humorous.  The Thor in this film is different from previous incarnations.  While still retaining the almost naive sensibilities from previous MCU entries, his sense of humor really shines here.  We've seen flashes in the past of it, but Chris Hemsworth really lets loose here.  His interactions with Loki, Valkyrie and the Hulk are at times laugh out loud funny.  Humor is definitely the defining trait of this one.  

As seen in the trailers, we're introduced to other Marvel characters for the first time.  The main villain, Hela is more o…