Episode 66: Thor: Ragnarok

This week, Morgan and Gavia discuss Taika Waititi's masterful addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor: Ragnarok. Topics include Chris Hemsworth's comedic chops, the film's eye-popping design and postcolonial politics, and more.

Next week, we'll be talking about Philip Pullman's new novel The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage! Read along and send us questions on Tumblr or Twitter.

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Gav's review of the film

"‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is more political than you think," Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, The Daily Dot

"Thor and his magic patu: notes on a very Māori Marvel movie," Dan Taipua, The Spinoff

"The Superweirdo Behind 'Thor: Ragnarok'," Dan Kois, The New York Times

"‘The Big Picture’ — How to Make a Marvel Movie Funny With ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Director Taika Waititi," Sean Fennessey, The Ringer