| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Chris Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky welcomed their twin babies last Tuesday, and on Monday the comely couple revealed the names of their wee ones.
The Aussie "Thor" star, 30, and his wife, 37, a Spanish actress, shared the boys' monikers -- Tristan and...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:52 PM
What does Thor's hammer weigh? Ten quadrillion pounds? 42.3 pounds? Less?
Among scientific laws is this one: Nerds will be nerds. So YouTube brainiacs Vsauce3 played "what if." What if Thor's hammer were made from a dying star instead of forged in a...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:47 PM
"Captain America: Winter Soldier, " the latest exercise in character kitchen-sinkdom that is the Marvel Studios universe, did a few things in theaters this weekend. It was, most prominently, a major box office hit, destroying the April record by more...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Come Super Bowl Sunday, this year's crop of movie commercials won't be the only ads with connections to the world of movies. At least five spots from car companies — traditionally big players in Super Bowl advertising — will feature...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 33% increase in net income for its fiscal first quarter, lifted in part by the performance of its hit movies "Frozen" and "Thor: The Dark World."
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.84 billion for the quarter that...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky are sharing some marvelous news: The "Thor" star and his wife are having twins!
Pataky, who revealed she was pregnant again in November, is expecting the two bundles of joy in the spring, Hemsworth's rep told People and...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:52 AM
The best moment in "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" allows the director and crucial supporting player Kenneth Branagh to set cars and guns aside for a brief, unblinking glare in a two-person scene at a dinner table. Branagh plays a heroin-addicted Russian...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Tom Hiddleston has relished playing the bad guy in Marvel's "Thor" and "The Avengers." Now the British thesp gets to show off his villainous side in Jaguar's Super Bowl spot, part of the automaker's new ad campaign that features other sinister types Ben...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 2:26 PM
With "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past" arriving in theaters later this year and "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" and "Batman vs. Superman" set for release in 2015 and 2016 respectively, it's clear society's obsession with...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Stan Lee is ready for his closeup. And if trends continue the way they are, there are going to be plenty more of them. At 91, the mastermind behind Marvel Comics -- and co-creator of properties like the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man and the Avengers,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Media company 21st Century Fox's fiscal second-quarter profit was sliced in half, largely because big-ticket feature films landed with a thud at the box office and the broadcast network continues its uphill slog.
Fox's television show "X-Factor" with...