This sequel is even more technically dazzling and visually arresting but not quite as surehandedly diverting and winning as its predecessor.
It’s another science fiction thriller that’s awkwardly big and clunky instead of attractively modest and spunky.
This is a vivid snapshot of an early stage of 2008’s financial crisis that exposes, provokes, disturbs, and even sickens.
A few surprises in this week’s home video report, although some of the subjects are familiar.
The thunder of Thor continues as the son of Odin takes home top honors at the box office for a second week.