Posts Tagged ‘Loki’


In anticipation of Age of Ultron’s imminent U.S. theatrical release, this Uncommon Geek wanted to take another look at its prequel, and examine why it was such a hit. (more…)

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Depiction of Ragnarok

In the third and final part of the Norse mythology article, I take a look at some of the heroes of that pantheon: a few of the legendary characters whose influence on our writing and culture is felt even today. (more…)

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Thor 2011 Movie Poster

With Thor: The Dark World about to release on video, I have decided to take a look back at the first, surprisingly good Thor motion picture from 2011. Without further ado, let’s get our Viking on! (more…)

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Thor The Dark World

Be warned: Spoilers await!

Thor returns to the big screen in Marvel’s second follow-up to 2012’s smash hit, The Avengers.

Marvel Studios has kicked Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe into full gear this year, first with Iron Man 3, and now with a sequel to the surprisingly excellent Thor motion picture from 2011. While Thor: The Dark World continues the same unfortunate trend of movies having gritty and edgy sounding subtitles because, well, that’s what is popular and cool right now (I’m looking at you, J.J. Abrams), this Marvel movie hasn’t lost the wit, heart, and humor that has been a big part of the success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe thus far. (more…)

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