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Thor – First look at Chris Hemsworth as the God of Thunder

Posted by LiveFor on April 30, 2010


Finally our first look at Thor. Yep, that is a photo of Chris Hemsworth in costume as the titular Norse God and how cool is that. I just can’t get over how faithful to the recent comic book version the costume is. Marvel Studios are really sticking close to the original character designs in all of their films.

I do like the whole look of the costume from the chest plates to the almost futuristic chainmail on the arm. All goes along with the God like technology and brings to mind Arthur C Clarke’s quote, “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Plus there is a definite hint of Jack Kirby to it.

Looks like Marvel officially released the first look at Thor after a photo of The Destroyer slipped out.

With Kenneth Branagh directing there is a very Shakespearean kind of vibe from all of this and I for one cannot wait for Marvel Studios next film after Iron Man 2.

What do you think of our first glimpse of Thor?

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Rendezvous with Rama – Short Film

Posted by LiveFor on October 23, 2008

A short student film inspired by the Arthur C. Clarke novel. This is absolutely amazing for a student made film. Directed and animated by Aaron Ross, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU in 2001. What do you think of it?

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