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THOR SEQUEL STAYS STRONG; BEST MAN HOLIDAY SURPRISES

November 17, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney/Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World enjoyed a better-than-expected second weekend with an estimated $38.45 million in ticket sales. But the real surprise was the performance of Universal’s The Best Man Holiday, which brought in about $30.59 million, despite playing in slightly more than half the number of theaters as Thor: The Dark World. On a […]

THOR: THE DARK WORLD HAMMERS OUT $86.1 MILLION IN DEBUT

November 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Those admittedly optimistic predictions by some analysts that Thor: The Dark World would bring in more than $100 million at the box office failed to materialize this weekend. Disney estimated that the movie actually opened with $86.1 million. That was still a considerable improvement over the first Thor’s $65.7 million, and indeed the sequel might […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THOR: THE DARK WORLD

November 8, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s a good thing that Thor: The Dark World is the kind of movie that’s considered critic-proof, because the nation’s leading newspaper critics are giving it an awful hammering. The movie, writes Kyle Smith in the New York Post, “is low-stakes, low-emotion, low brow.” Joe Morgenstern in the Wall Street Journal considers it “so dumb […]