How is it no one is talking about the real story? Sure, the trailer is divisive (“The tech looks too new … Continue reading So that Star Trek: Discovery trailer…
Moffat had once said his approach to Doctor Who after taking over would be “dark fairy tales”. It was apparent early on with the Eleventh Doctor (“The Beast Below”, “The Vampires of Venice”) but got drowned out with the ongoing Silence arc. After establishing the Twelfth Doctor and the season’s mystery, Moffat takes us back to a story that immediately feels like one of his classic stories.
Last week we had “Doctor Who meets The Fantastic Voyage”, and now we have “The Doctor meets Robin Hood”. While on the surface it may look like showrunner Steven Moffat was throwing darts at a board with plot ideas when mapping out the eighth series of the show, Mark Gatiss deftly turns in a witty script that proves to be one of the best Who stories of the past few years.
“Into the Dalek” gives us our first full look at the new Doctor without the trappings of regeneration shenanigans and Clara’s meta-doubt about him. We’re also given a twist on the Dalek story (which, at this point, it really needs, since there’s only so many ways the Daleks can lose, right?), as well as the Doctor’s continued thematic return to a more alien state.
I was recently able to land a slot to be a part of the Verge’s endeavor to review every Simpsons … Continue reading Contribution to the Verge’s Simpsons Review Marathon
After what felt like forever for Doctor Who fans, the new season and Doctor are finally here. “Deep Breath”, at a running time of 80 minutes, provides an ample canvas to showcase Capaldi’s talents in his new role. There are a lot of interesting ideas here, and Capaldi is brilliant. Unfortunately the script is a bit of a mess.
No, not a new Doctor Who adventure (yet), but rather, a fantastic illustration by Paul Hanley. Take a look. http://paulhanley.deviantart.com/art/The-Thirteen-Doctors-431028073 Continue reading The Thirteen Doctors
I’ve been horribly behind on my reviews for this season. And since the season finale aired Saturday night, I decided … Continue reading Doctor Who Season 6 Wrap-Up
The Doctor loves to make Amy wait, doesn’t he? It’s almost pathological as if he thinks she has some sort … Continue reading Doctor Who 6.10 – “The Girl Who Waited”
Mark Gatiss, who has written previous episodes such as “Victory of the Daleks” and “The Unquiet Dead” for the new … Continue reading Doctor Who 6.9 – “Night Terrors”