The Atlantic calls it, "perfectly acceptable as an action movie but moderately inspired as a comedy". GQ says, "With a stellar cast and a renewed sense of humor thanks to director Taika Waititi, Thor’s third go-around isn’t just his best—it might be Marvel’s best, too." Vanity Fair calls it "bright and antic"
Roger Ebert's site gives it 3 out of 4 stars and says, "there’s plenty to like here". Rotten Tomatoes has a 92% critics rating.