Even with Thor: The Dark World, the muse responsible Thor’s star crown won’t leave me alone.
Thor: The Dark World © Marvel
Brother, whatever I have done to wrong you, whatever I have done to lead you to do this, I am truly sorry.
"The Devil plays all the best tunes and I’m so privileged to play Loki." — Tom Hiddleston.
The vampire is a resonant metaphor - a way to frame the deeper intentions of the story. This is a love story, but also the story of two exceptional outsiders who, given their unusual circumstances, have a vast overview of human and natural history, including stunning achievements and tragic and brutal failures. Adam and Eve are themselves metaphors for the present state of human life - they are fragile and endangered, susceptible to natural forces, and to the shortsighted behavior of those in power.