Snapshots - #42: Thor: Ragnarok, Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool, LBJ

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Thor: Ragnarok (2017), (♦♦♦♦½): Thor has saved earth twice by now and has, for the last two years, wandered the universe searching for infinity stones. He hasn't found any. He has, however, become prisoner of an enemy of Asgard, Surtur, who tells Thor that his visions of Asgard engulfed in flames is a premonition of Ragnarok—the destruction of Asgard, which is already in motion. Thor frees himself and arrives at home to find Loki sitting on the throne, passing as Odin, and neglecting his duties to protect the Nine Realms. With Odin's exile, Asgard's enemies have been reassembling, but Odin's death may just free Hela, a goddess against whom neither Thor nor Loki are enough.
It was in Thor: The Dark World where Loki, an antagonist, first threatened to steal the show. He became the villain that Marvel fandom loves to hate. While Loki is at his most charming in this film, the director, with the help of a sparkling screenplay, has very much exploited the great chemistry of t…

Eat Pray Love (♦♦♦♦)

Eat Pray Love (♦♦♦♦) is a thought provoking motion picture that despite causing a few chuckles does not try to be funny. It is a philosophical piece without being preachy. It makes you understand that life is meant to be lived simply and profoundly. In this film, writer Liz Gilbert (Julia Roberts) realizes that her life is unfulfilling and decides to get a divorce and travel to Italy, India and Bali in search for happiness. Along the way she meets people who help her become a more rounded person. Worth seen!

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