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  • Thor's hammer weighs 10 quadrillion pounds -- or an 'imposing' 5?

    Thor's hammer weighs 10 quadrillion pounds -- or an 'imposing' 5?
    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...
  • TV Review: 'Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe'

    Beyond its crass practical considerations -- promoting the soon-to-be-released "Captain America" sequel, while giving "Agents of SHIELD" a week off -- ABC's super-synergistic special "Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe" contains a pretty interesting...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 9-15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D....
  • 'Frozen,' 'Thor' Sequel Heat Up Disney First Quarter Results

    The success of the animated musical "Frozen" and Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World" helped boost the Walt Disney Co's first fiscal quarter results for 2014, with gaining 9% to $12.3 billion, while profits came in at $1.8 billion, an increase of 27%. Disney'...
  • Disney profit up 33% on film studio's 'Thor' and 'Frozen' successes

    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...
  • 'Thor' Beats 'Gravity' in Home Video Sales

    Oscar buzz -- and a bigger box office gross -- couldn't lift "Gravity" over a highly anticipated Disney live-action fantasy when the two films hit the home video market last week. Walt Disney Studios' "Thor: The Dark World," the eighth installment in the...
  • 'Gravity,' 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Lead Saturn Awards Noms

    Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" and Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" each received eight nominations as the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films announced the nominations for the 40th Annual Saturn Awards. "The Hunger Games:...
  • 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' an honest coming-of-age tale

     'Blue Is the Warmest Color' an honest coming-of-age tale
    Blue Is the Warmest Color Criterion, $19.95; Blu-ray, $24.95 Available on VOD beginning Feb. 25 For all the controversy over the explicit sex in writer-director Abdellatif Kechiche's three-hour adaptation of Julie Maroh's graphic novel "Blue Is...
  • Johnny Knoxville's 'Bad Grandpa' Gets Frisky With Variety (VIDEO)

    Variety landed quite a coup when we got to sit down with the star of one of the biggest films from 2013, Irving Zisman. If the name doesn't ring a bell, Zisman is the title character in "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa," the 86-year-old widower who embarks...
  • Sputtering 'X-Factor' and weak films crimp Fox's profit

    Sputtering 'X-Factor' and weak films crimp Fox's profit
    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...
  • Super Bowl 2014: Five car commercials with movie connections

    Super Bowl 2014: Five car commercials with movie connections
    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...
  • Stan Lee Makes the TV Scene: 'I'll Do Anything to Get on the Screen'

    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,...