Film and TV

Photographer Mike Olbinski's Storm Footage Used in Thor 2: The Dark World

Hey geeks, did you happen to catch Thor 2: The Dark World this past weekend? If not, you were one of the few who didn't, considering that Marvel's latest entry into its cinematic universe raked in an estimated $86 million during its debut weekend. But if you did, however, you would've seen a bit of footage that was created by a Valley resident.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.