| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Thor: The Dark World
There’s a fleet and funny comic-book movie buried inside "Thor: The Dark World." You catch glimpses of it here and there, like a shot in which the Asgardian muscle-bound hero...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Tom Hiddleston had just spent six weeks living inside the melancholy mind-set of a vampire for a new Jim Jarmusch film when he turned up for the first day of shooting on “Thor: The Dark World.”
Ready to reprise his role as the treacherous...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The numbers were thrown around soon after “Thor: The Dark World” premiered: fourth-best opening of the year, ninth-best November opening ever, etc.
On one level, the $86.1 million for the Chris Hemsworth thunderousness isn’t exactly...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Marvel returns to Asgard with Friday's “Thor: The Dark World,” the sequel that sees Chris Hemsworth's god of thunder form […]...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:30 AM
James Conlon had an increasingly perplexed expression on his face as he looked through a messy pile of books and manuscripts at his office at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The conductor was searching for an essay he had written on composer Benjamin...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:02 AM
LONDON — A bone-chilling wind and a fine sheet of mist cascaded off the River Thames, but it wasn’t the […]...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"The Hollow Crown," which begins Friday on PBS under the venerable standard of its "Great Performances," comprises four Shakespeare plays, often called the Henriad as there is a King Henry (Henry IV, then Henry V) in each of them.
It's too much to say...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:26 PM
There’s been more movement on the upcoming film schedule than at a Pixar weekend matinee. On Thursday, several movies — including George Clooney’s “Monuments Men,” David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” and...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:01 AM
"What the hell is going on here?" Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) asks in the new trailer for the latest Tom Clancy-inspired movie, "Jack Ryan: Shadow One," which opens Christmas Day.
Judging from the preview, director Kenneth Branagh ("Thor") and...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Chris Hemsworth's Thor is reunited with Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) in one of three new clips Marvel released from “Thor: […]...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Early on in "Thor: The Dark World," the latest slab of briskly amusing, elaborately inconsequential 3D entertainment from the Disney/Marvel comicbook factory, an evil Dark Elf announces his sinister plan to "unleash the Aether." What sounds at first...