Marvel Movie Minute Season Four: Thor • Minute 82

Thor 082: What’s Coulson Think of the Destroyer?

In this minute of Kenneth Branagh’s 2011 film ‘Thor,’ Thor, the Warriors Three and Sif, and the Scientists Three all watch as SOMETHING arrives through the Bifrost. Sitwell thinks it may be Stark’s, but it’s the Destroyer and it does what its name suggests. It destroys things. Robin Burdge from Karate Kid Minute and Travis Bow from Reel Comic Heroes, Marvel Events Timeline and Watchmen Minute join us today!

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Minute Eighty-Two: Trouble on the Horizon to a Plan on the Table

Joining us to discuss everyone’s reaction to the arrival of the Destroyer, as well as a coffee cup gaffe, are Robin Burdge from Karate Kid Minute and Travis Bow from Reel Comic Heroes.

Robin Burdge

In the eighty-second minute of Kenneth Branagh’s 2011 film Thor

  • Why does the Destroyer’s arrival through Bifrost look like a mushroom cloud? Are we meant to draw that comparison?
  • Once again, we talk about how much we love Darcy and little lines like, “Is someone else coming?”
  • Does Thor know this is the Destroyer arriving? Is this giant swirling cloud because it’s such a big ‘being’ arriving?
  • We talk a bit about the Destroyer and how it would’ve been nice if there was more of a direct explanation as to how someone needs to use their soul essentially to control the Destroyer.
  • There’s a bit of comic book comparison with Bifrost travel and the Destroyer, not to mention some discussion about some of the comic origins for this particular story and when Sif was controlling the Destroyer.
  • It’s fun how casual Agent Coulson is here. And considering everything from Iron Man and Iron Man 2, it makes perfect sense to us that he would think this is another person in a suit who has arrived.
  • We discuss the coffee cup gaffe.
  • More streets of Puente Antiguo talk. We can finally get a good shot of Arturo’s!

It’s a minute to watch out for as the Destroyer arrives in Puente Antiguo, and we’re here with Robin and Travis to talk about it. Tune in!

Travis Bow

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