Hiding in plain sight
The Collector a.k.a Taneleer Tivan can be seen in MCU and he is actually a much more powerful being originally in comics than portrayed in the MCU
"I present to you, Taneleer Tivan, the Collector!" ―Carina (in Guardians of the Galaxy)
MCU wikia explains about collector as follows,
Taneleer Tivan, also known as the Collector, is ...
The Collector is not a complete idiot as Quill said. He is obsessed with collecting missing and valuable artifacts at any cost. He even offers 4 billion credits for the Power Stone which startles Rocket. Therefore, it is clear that there is no other thing he would trade an infinity stone for. So, Asgardians believed that the stone won't be transferred to ...
He didn't create an Infinity Stone - he created a weapon out of an Infinity Stone.
And this isn't even the first time we've seen that done, nor the last. Some other examples of this or something similar happening include;
The Red Skull using the Tesseract (later revealed to be the Space Gem) to power weapons in Captain America: The First Avenger,
Actually, the answer is quite mundane:
There's a Russian fantasy/horror movie called Тёмный мир (Temny Mir) which was released in Germany (and probably other European countries, too) as "Dark World".
To avoid possible conflicts with the name holder of said production, the Thor movie's title was changed to "Dark Kingdom".
Thor/Asgard entrusted the Collector with the Reality Stone he would neither sell it nor use it.
He would not sell it
The collector started collecting things as a hobby to maintain his own sanity. He eventually began to collect things just for the sake of it. He was collecting for many years. All the things he collected remained with him. He did not intend ...
The stone may manifest itself as liquid in most cases but the gauntlet was specifically designed to wield it like all the other stones.
It's not difficult to assume that the liquid form is part of the reality stone's power, to take different forms. Perhaps holding the guantlet near it is enough to attract it to compress into place in the form of a stone, ...
According to Norse Mythology, the Elves were inhabitants of Aelfar, which was ruled by Freyr. They were given to Freyr in payment for losing a tooth, as referenced by one of the Eddas. Other than a couple of names of leaders, there isn't much actual Norse mythology built around the elves, much of that came later.
The dwarves were said to be formed from ...
Personally, I believe that it was simply to show that he really have lost his mind. But that pants-less scene was done when he seemed completely sane, thus it seemed as if it's because of his natural queerness. Indeed yes, I think it was mentioned that Erik Selvig's mind hasn't completely returned sane after Loki invaded his mind. To quote Selvig himself:
The Aether appears as a dark, red, viscous liquid, unlike the other encountered Infinity Stone containment units that appear solid.
The Aether is a container for the Reality Stone. This would be similar to both the Mind Stone in Loki's staff and the Space Stone in the Tesseract. Both in containers but still allowing the user to wield them.
The Aether is ...
Based on the way the other Infinity Stones work, it's likely that the Aether is not "an infinity stone" itself, but rather, it's the container for an infinity stone. Note that the Tesseract cube, the Power orb, and Loki's staff all contained Infinity Stones inside them, but normal mortals could hold the containers safely, and sometimes even channel the power ...
When Loki creates illusions, people pass through them. But in the Avengers, Loki has an illusion of himself and it is touched, yet the hand didnt go through. He obviously became stronger so he can create illusions that can still be touched. After all, he created the illusion in his cell, and the one where he it looked like he cut Thor's hand.
Loki created ...
Jane was specifically looking for unusual energy sources while trying to track down Thor.
Jane Foster: Oh, God. None of this would have happened if I hadn't found the Aether.
Thor: Then Malekith would have only possessed it that much sooner.
Jane Foster: I only found it because I was looking for you.
Thor: Dark World transcript via Transcripts ...
We don't know the exact time when old Thor went there. So, we can assume that 2014-Thor was busy doing some stuff on Asgard, either talking with Odin or Loki. However, fighting off dark elves have a less possibility since we don't see anything that seems like a fight at that time.
Of course, he'd require his hammer to fight with dark elves and he will use ...
was it Frigga creating an illusion of herself to speak with Loki
When Loki was in dungeon, nobody was allowed to visit him. That's why she created an illusion to talk with him.
You can see it in a video of deleted scene on this page. In this scene, Frigga was talking with him through some sort of fire and Loki sees it like his mother came to ...
Malekith is not from Male but Maleficum = Crime, something bad and Kith means friendship, relation also knowledge. Malekith is a man related to crime. A bad friend. And this is what he does, he sacrifices his friend and his whole race.
It's either Loki faked it by illusions or:
When the convergence happened (alignment of realms) he escaped hel or valhalla and returned his soul to his body, or
Because of his Jotenhium heritage but living in Asgard, maybe there was a genetic mutation in his body.
Also how did he obtain the Throne? We know that guard was actually him, when he told Odin, ...
It's a fake, Odin thinking he had it already would stop him looking for it and prevent other from getting it.
In Thor: Ragnarok, Hela tells Skurge it's a fake and knocks it over when she's revealing Odin's lies.
Okay, so in answering this I have to first throw out a disclaimer and say that there isn't really a "right answer". As the Marvel Cinematic Universe is still developing, all that I have right now are two theories. You can decide for yourself if you think they are any good.
First, some background for anyone interested in the topic but unaware of ...
Volstagg was injured but alive. Frigga was stabbed through the heart and died immediately. Odin and Thor are both warriors who can recognize fatal wounds. And Odin holds his wife. He can clearly see that sure is dead as he holds her.
The end credit scene of Thor:The Dark World was made as a connection to The Guardians of the Galaxy which was to be released the next summer.
The Collector was supposed to have a glimpse here for Marvel fans to know him and then see him in a bigger role in the GOTG movie.
It was obvious that Asgardians couldn't store 2 infinity stones together because they ...
Loki is the god of tricks, yes he faked his death. When Odin sent his Asgardian guard to look for Thor, Loki had killed the guard and flew back to Asgard and continued his identity as the guard to report the death of himself to Odin. Odin must have been killed or something leaving Loki to morph his identity as Odin in the scene with Thor later.
They are portals for connecting to other realms, 9 for now.
The things which didn’t return from the loop are shown in other realms in the movie later.
And portals were created due to Convergence.
During the Convergence, the Nine Realms of Yggdrasil are in alignment.
This alignment causes the dimensional boundaries between each realm to
become thin, ...
As Hulk mentions, the plan is to return the stones to that near same instant so that that timeline wouldn't feel the missing effect of the stone. Now the same applies to the hammer too.
The way I see things would have panned out is like this:
Thor and Rocket leave with the Hammer and Aether.
Soon as that happens Steve shows up with the Hammer and Aether.
As to the Marvel Universe, anything is possible. From the standpoint of Norse Mythology, the answer it's highly unlikely.
Certainly the 9 realms represented 9 worlds, but the idea of a world being a planet in the modern sense isn't really accepted until Copernicus. (The word planet derives from the Ancient Greek planetes which means simply "wanderers". The ...
As far as the MCU is concerned it seems as though the Nine Realms does correspond to nine planets.
Thor even drew a picture although he may have dumbed it down for us Midgardians:
From a Wikia
The Nine Realms were the nine main worlds of the Universe, interconnected through the world tree, Yggdrasil.
For much more information and some extensive ...
Just to sum it up:
The Marvel Malekith has first appeared in 1984 in Thor #344. The Warhammer Malekith was first mentioned in the High Elves Army book in 1992, but he wasn't fully fleshed until 1995, when the Dark Elves Army book came out.
As previously mentioned, his name is composed from the latin/spanish "Mal" - bad, evil; and old English/...
As an aside, even though the name is fictional "th" is actually common in Old Norse, despite the claims of a previous poster who is probably thinking of modern Nordic languages in Scandinavia (though not for instance Iceland which still features the sound).
Thor was in fact pronounced much like the Modern Standard English form albeit with a ...
In my language (Italian, which is probably the closest to Latin) Malekith sounds like evil, and there is no other possible meaning.
Another example: in the old TV series Ghostbusters, the villain Prime Evil has been translated as Malefix, which sounds very similar to Malekith.
There is some speculation on this here:
Apparently Dark World doesn't translate well in German but Dark Kingdom does.
Googling and Wikipedian the Dark World and Germany resulted in a few possibilities for the change.
A few articles referred to Die Schwarze Welt or Dark World of the Afro-Germans (Afro-Deutsche) of which there are close to a 1/2 million ...