Throughout the year, it was the end of the world as we knew it -- more than once, thanks to the amount of desolation and destruction offered in 2013's blockbusters. But which ones were the most apocalyptic? READ MORE
UPDATED: Globally, the Marvel sequel hammers its way past $479 million in ticket sales, already surpassing the entire lifetime gross of the first "Thor" and "Captain America: The First Avenger." READ MORE
By Sunday, "Thor: The Dark World" could near $450 million globally; Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" opens in New York and Los Angeles, while "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" rolls out early in Brazil. READ MORE
UPDATED: The 3D tentpole -- returning Chris Hemsworth in the title role -- is enjoying "The Avengers" halo effect; "12 Years a Slave" does solid business in nationwide expansion, while "Captain Phillips" crosses $90 million. READ MORE
In the aftermath of Marvel’s Thor and Marvel’s The Avengers, Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos...but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness.