We’re kicking off Superhero Month with Taika Waititi’s subversive action-comedy: join us as we discuss Ragnarok’s Māori spirit, how the film supports decolonization, its role as a pattern-breaker in the Marvel multi-verse, and Immigrant Song, of course! Featuring guest star Max Marriner.
- Taika Waititi peppered ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ with Indigenous Australian and New Zealand references by Shannon Connellan
- The Hidden New Zealand And Australia References In ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ by Luke Thompson
- The most Kiwi moments in Thor: Ragnarok by Kylie Klein-Nixon and Steve Kilgallon
- “Thor: Ragnarok”: Marvel From a Postcolonial Perspective by Siddhant Adlakha
- Asgard’s bloody history refuses to stay buried in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ by Angie Han
- “Thor: Ragnarok” was a joyous punch in the face of colonialism by B.L. Panther
- Thor: Ragnarok by Multiframe
- “We come from the land of the ice and snow”: De-colonising superhero cinema through music by Dina AlAwadhi
- Thor and his magic patu: notes on a very Māori Marvel movie by Dan Taipua
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