Thor 2 The Dark World

Thor 2: The Dark World is big, brash and utterly pointless. Natalie Portman is back as Jane, she’s nice, and Kat Dennings cracks some one liners. Chris Hemsworth thunders plummily. But otherwise it’s all just aliens blowing shit up. I used to like this kind of stuff. I could care less these days. Some of…

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Gulliver’s Travels

Life in South Africa is so odd, everything you think is normal just isn’t, and all those things you think should be completely unusual are taken in stride. I often describe living here as being stuck in the pages of Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, and not in a good way. So I’ve got a soft…

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