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Thor What's Up With the Title?

What's Up With the Title?

We'd like to discuss the deep significance of this title, and how it invests the film with all kinds of subtle nuance and meaning…but that would be a lie.

They're cutting to the chase as quickly as they can here. It's called Thor because it's about a god named Thor. Ta-da!

When coupled with the simple-to-the-point-of-ridiculousness poster—a close-up of Hemsworth's face in red—it adds up to a get-to-the-point title that wants to get on with the business of superhero-ing as quickly as possible.

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