WATCH: London Gets Another Kicking In The New ‘Thor’ Trailer

The Ruff and the Hem in Thor: The Dark World

Loki and Thor consider pie and mash in Thor: The Dark World

Film-makers, especially those of you that are beavering away on sequels, what have you got against London all of a sudden? I only ask because this new trailer has emerged, for Thor: The Dark World – the follow-up to Kenneth Branagh’s Thor, which stars Chris HemsworthTom Hiddleston and Christopher Eccleston, among other Anglo faves – and it seems that once again, the British capital is must take the brunt of a  full-frontal attack:

I mean, we’ll have only just put the place back together after GI Joe and his friends came through for The Retaliation. This is not the kind of cleanup you can rush:

And before that, there was that unfortunate incident with a tube train, in Skyfall. Granted, that’s a British film, so it probably counts as a self-inflicted injury but the worst is yet to come.

Because, you see, if what we see of London’s future in the trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness turns out to be true, there’s probably no point getting the brooms out just yet:

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 13 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Music.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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