Thor was enjoyable but isn't really one that I keep going back to. It's far too basic. His "redemption arc" barely exists and consists of failing to lift Mjolnir then putting himself in front of his friends against the Destroyer without powers. From a purely writing point of view, it heavily feels like there's another half hour of Thor growing up that needed to be put between those two moments.
I'm actually pretty stunned at the lackluster views of CM on CV. I'm not saying it's the best ever but it's certainly one of the best intro movies of the MCU.
Thor was a dull character in his first film, but the story was still strong because of Loki. Loki's performance in the first Thor film is one of the strongest in the MCU, and that carried the film. The best character in Captain Marvel was a cat, and I stilldon't care about the Kree or Skrulls. Thor doesn't really shine as an origin story for Thor, but as a setup for Loki in "The Avengers" it's excellent. Captain Marvel is basically a filler so we can forget that we're getting 2 Avengers films in the span of a year.
As a character, I'm willing to give Captain Marvel a chance. It took Ragnarok for Thor to be the best character in his film, but once the ball got rolling Thor became the best character in Infinity War. Maybe the Russos can fix Captain Marvel. You know, give her a compelling character and emotions instead of relying on the one-note "be yourself, girl" that every movie in 2018 seems to think is completely original and revolutionary.
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