Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
Must-Have Movie Collectibles
Bid on some classic memorabilia
Feature
Marvel Movies: 26 Great Behind The Scenes Photos You Should See
From Iron Man To Captain American: The Winter Soldier in pictures

submit to reddit

THOR (2011)

Lord of the Nine Realms, conqueror of worlds and Port Talbot’s finest…

The studio seemed to be firing out fully-fledged superheroes with near abandon by 2011. Marvel’s Norse god, the mighty hero of Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby’s 1962 comic, was given the Henry V treatment by Kenneth Branagh, the unlikeliest Marvel fan in Midgard. “I stood in the Belfast newsagent shop, a young boy transfixed,” Branagh wrote in Empire of a boyhood outing. “I was there to spend my pocket money on my confection of choice: a tub of chocolate mousse. But something else caught my eye – this image of a superhero with long, blond hair, like Samson or Hercules. Suffice to say, my pocket money was not spent on the chocolate mousse that day.”
 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
Back 11 of 26 Next

Have Your Say
Register or login now to let us know what you think.

Your Comments

1 Page 20
There's an error on that page-"That’s probably because is. ". More

Posted by cliff126 on Friday March 28, 2014, 23:06

2 Roman for 42...
...is XLII. You're welcome! More

Posted by chapmancmc on Sunday November 17, 2013, 21:37

3 42
XLII it would be! More

Posted by Xyne on Friday November 8, 2013, 22:49


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire's New Spectre Issue Covers
First look at Bond 24 in Empire's April issue

Vote For The Jameson Empire Awards 2015!
Your mission is clear...

The Oscars: Who Won What?
The winners, the losers, the dresses, the suits...

The Empire Podcast Oscars 2015 Special
The team's take on the 87th Academy Awards

Sleeping Beauties: The Story Behind 12 Of Cinema's Unlikeliest Hits
They came, they saw, they surprisingly conquered

Writer / Director Dan Gilroy Reveals 8 Nightcrawler Secrets
On Jake Gyllenhaal's hand-slicing mirror smash and more...

Robert Downey Jr. On Age Of Ultron
Tomorrow: Mark Ruffalo talks Bruce Banner...

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)