Considering how popular the animated shorts are that play before Pixar movies — combined with the fanboy excitement that builds for those post-credit sequences in all the Marvel films — it makes complete sense for Disney and Marvel to merge those ideas and begin shooting live-action short films to include with their upcoming Marvel slate. Where, exactly, we’ll see these short films is still up in… Continue reading Marvel Creating Short Films for 'Captain America' and 'Thor' DVDs?
Thor took the top spot at the weekend box office, bringing in $ 34 million.
Coming in second place was the raunchy female driven comedy Bridesmaids, which was more successful than anticipated and took in $ 24.5 million.
Third place went to Fast Five, which had a strong weekend with $ 20.2 weekend, followed by Priest 3D with $ 15.5 million.
Rounding out the… Continue reading 'Thor' Tops Box Office
"Thor, who is set to take over the crown from his old man, disobeys his father's orders and instigates an imminent war with the neighboring Frost Giants, big ole brutes that can manipulate ice and look like skinny versions of the demon from Michael Mann's The Keep. As punishment, Odin stripes Thor of his power (and his mighty hammer Mjolnir) and banishes him to Earth, where… Continue reading Review: 'Thor' goes all hammer smash face on the mere mortals
The Kenneth Branagh-directed film earns $ 66 million, forcing 'Fast Five' to fall a step at number two with $ 32.5 million.
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The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office.
The summer movie season continues to make up for a weak first quarter as Marvel Studios’ third feature film Thor , starring Chris Hemsworth, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Natalie… Continue reading Thor Has a Thunderous Debut!