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Pinnies, pancakes, pink: all hail the new action hero!
Thor: Love and Thunder and The Gray Man, just like No Time to Die before them, are challenging perceptions about what it takes to be a tough guy

Ryan Gilbey

15, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Will Natalie Portman’s Thor mean the end of Chris Hemsworth’s take? Not necessarily
A new trailer for Thor: Love and Thunder hints at the dilemma for director Taika Waititi’s next edition of the superhero franchise

Ben Child

22, Apr, 2022 @9:14 AM

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Norse code: are white supremacists reading too much into The Northman?
Robert Eggers’ Viking blockbuster has already been hailed by white nationalists keen to exploit European mythology. Can Hollywood tell historical tales without unwittingly appealing to toxic ideologies?

Steve Rose

22, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Loki episode five recap: glorious mystery with Richard E Grant
The penultimate episode of the Disney+ series delivered, exploring the void and setting the scene for a thrilling finale

Andy Welch

07, Jul, 2021 @11:05 AM

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Anthony Hopkins’ 20 best film performances – ranked!
Anthony Hopkins has been nominated for a Bafta and an Oscar for his role in The Father. But how does it compare with his performances as Hannibal Lecter, CS Lewis, Odin and an ageing Zorro?

Anne Billson

08, Apr, 2021 @1:01 PM

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Marvel's next wave of heroes will tear up tradition in the name of progress
Boundaries are being razed with Natalie Portman cast as Thor and Ta-Nehisi Coates set to write a black Superman film

Ben Child

12, Mar, 2021 @9:32 AM

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Christian Bale's new Marvel role could pitch him as the anti-Batman
Eight years after The Dark Knight Rises, the Oscar-winner’s mooted return to comic book movies in Thor: Love and Thunder could offer him the chance to play a truly bombastic baddie

Ben Child

09, Jan, 2020 @2:03 PM

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First transgender Marvel superhero coming 'very soon'
Kevin Feige says character will appear in a film currently being shot, while forthcoming The Eternals will feature deaf and gay superheroes

Catherine Shoard

02, Jan, 2020 @12:47 PM

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Tessa Thompson: Valkyrie’s real superpower is coming out on screen | Rebecca Nicholson
Asgard has a new king in Thor: Love and Thunder – and she’s openly bisexual. Result

Rebecca Nicholson

27, Jul, 2019 @2:30 PM

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Thor 4: Love and Thunder to be shot in Sydney, Chris Hemsworth reveals
Taika Waititi’s follow-up featuring Natalie Portman as ‘female Thor’ to create 2,500 local jobs, with production to start in March 2020

Naaman Zhou

26, Jul, 2019 @5:05 AM

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Natalie Portman confirmed as Mighty Thor in Marvel sequel
Actor will reprise Dr Jane Foster character who takes on Thor’s powers in Thor: Love and Thunder

Naaman Zhou

22, Jul, 2019 @1:52 AM

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Avengers: Endgame was brilliant - but the fat shaming broke my heart | Lacey-Jade Christie
Using a fat person as a punchline is cheap and lazy. So why was everyone in the cinema audience laughing except me?

Lacey-Jade Christie

30, Apr, 2019 @7:14 AM

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