Equal parts "Behind The Music" and "This Is Spinal Tap", "I Am THOR" tells the story of would-be rock star Jon Mikl Thor and his on-again, off-again band mates as they go from young up-and-comers in the 1970s and 80s, to utterly forgotten in the 1990s, to an unlikely resurgence in Scandinavia as the 21st century rolls on to its second decade.
- Ryan Wise
Nov 20, 2015 · I Am Thor: Directed by Ryan Wise. With Jon Mikl Thor, John Holmstrom, Nik Turner, Jack Cione. Jon Mikl Thor was a bodybuilding, steel bending, brick smashing rock star in the 70's and 80's whose theatrical band, Thor, never quite made it big.
- Jon Mikl Thor, John Holmstrom, Nik Turner
- Ryan Wise
- 2 min
I Am Thor is a documentary about the life of bodybuilder and rock musician Jon Mikl Thor of the band THOR. The film was directed by Ryan Wise and produced by Ryan Wise and Alan Higbee and had its world premiere at the 2015 Slamdance Film Festival.
- Christopher Ward
- November 20, 2015
- Ryan Wise, Alan Higbee
- Jon Mikl Thor, Mike Favata, Steve Price, Keith Zazzi, Rusty Hamilton
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I Am Thor. (2015) ·. 1 hr 22 min. TV-MA. Documentary. Music. A decade into retirement, theatrical rock band THOR returns to finally achieve gold-record status, nearly killing its frontman in the process.
- Ryan Wise
- January 1, 2015
- Jon Mikl Thor, Mike Favata, Steve Price
The behind-the-scenes documentary I Am Thor is about a heavy metal singer who dresses up as, yes, the Nordic god Thor, bends steel bars, vanquishes foes onstage, and smashes bricks with sledgehammers. So, essentially, he’s the band GWAR before GWAR. He almost made it in the halcyon 1980s when He-Man (who he uncannily resembles) and
Nov 13, 2016 · The Norse god impersonator, semi-professional bodybuilder, performance artist, b-movie actor, and all-around nice guy is the subject of I Am Thor, an 84 minute documentary by director Ryan Wise which shines some insight into Thor’s wild life and documents his long-running comeback.