Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston (photo by Gage Skidmore/ Flickr)

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ smashes Hollywood’s slump

After a dismal October for Hollywood, Disney and Marvel Studio’s “Thor: Rognarok” proved a smashing success over the weekend weekend, pulling in $122.7 million in North American theaters for a global total of $306 million, industry figures showed Monday.