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Marvel Studios‘ Thor: Love and Thunder, helmed by Taika Waititi, brings more of the director’s signature wild flair to the franchise with the return of Natalie Portman as Jane Foster — finally wielding Mjolnir as the Mighty Thor—And the addition of Christian Bale as the villainous Gorr the God Butcher.
The fourth film in the Chris Hemsworth-led superhero series — also starring Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie and Waititi himself as Korg — was screened Thursday evening for critics and social media commentators. So what’s the early verdict? Read on to find out!
Here’s a roundup of reactions from across the web.
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Thor: Love and Thunder opens July 8.
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