| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
I never had dinner at Sue Mengers' house, and though I had a nodding acquaintance with her completely charming husband, director Jean-Claude Tramont, I never even met the woman in question.
But after seeing John Logan's "I"ll Eat You Last: A Chat With...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:47 AM
The recent "Thor" movies have helped the notion of a Norseman?s visit to contemporary America be accepted, but whereas that one was pretty benevolent, the one in the case of this horror tale has no reservations about destroying New York City.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Kat Dennings is having a moment -- it's just not the moment she might have predicted.
On Monday night -- just as her television show "2 Broke Girls" was airing on CBS -- the actress walked the red carpet to promote her new movie "Thor: The Dark World."...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:40 PM
If anyone ever asks you what "Thor: The Dark World" has in common with "Blondie Goes Latin" and "Bomba and the Jungle Girl," here's the answer: It's the eighth movie in its franchise.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe, as "Thor's" particular franchise is...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:41 PM
"Thor: The Dark World" will easily soar to No. 1 at the box office this weekend — but will it thunder past the $100-million milestone?
According to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys, the 3-D superhero sequel is poised to debut...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The titular hammer-wielding superhero returns in "Thor: The Dark World," this time to stop a race of dark elves from plunging the universe into blackness. But, despite all creation hanging in the balance, film critics are somewhat unmoved by the god of...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:09 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out what my tweets are worth.
The Skinny: Another pathetic display by the Redskins has left me in a sour mood. Actually, the good part about living on the West Coast is I have a few hours to get over the loss before...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:40 AM
It may be November, but it's a summer-ready superhero who reigns at the box office this weekend.
To the surprise of no one, "Thor: The Dark World" earned big numbers on its opening night, taking in more than $31 million, according to estimates.