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Thor: The Dark World Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

Comfort fights. Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    54

    out of 100

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    Mixed or average reviews
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  • 30

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The larger problem, transcending all realms, is that this action-adventure sequel from Marvel soon turns so dumb and 3-D-murky that it hurts.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Leaden, non-involving and filled with mind-numbing computer-generated effects.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Leslie Felperin

    Although director Alan Taylor manages to get things going properly for the final battle in London, the long stretches before that on Asgard and the other branches of Yggdrasil are a drag.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Richard Roeper

    At times Thor: The Dark World does fire on all cylinders, with fine work from the returning cast, a handful of hilarious sight gags and some cool action sequences. But it’s also more than a little bit silly and quite ponderous and overly reliant on special effects that are more confusing than exhilarating.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Justin Chang

    This robust, impersonal visual-effects showpiece proves buoyant and unpretentious enough to offset its stew of otherwise derivative fantasy/action elements.

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