Doctor Who is at its absolute nutso best when it takes on surreal fantasy and wins: Warriors Gate, Enlightement, or this. They go beyond where special effects budget can comfortable take them, […]
I was hoping for fewer aliens, but let’s focus on the positive: if we’re going to have an alien race in the story, at least it’s integral to the narrative. […]
There are problems with this episode before the Doctor announces the ‘systems’ aren’t the problem. Robots of Death this very much isn’t.
This is a powerful, moving return to form – Doctor Who doing something unusual and impressive. You’re not going to stop me griping about one thing, though. Unnecessary aliens.
There’s no getting around the fact that Doctor Who just took Nibbler and made him into the Villain of the Week.
I’m not a fan of Dennis Spooner’s Gnaws and now I’m not a fan of Chris Chibnall’s remake of it.
I’ve got to admit I had a moment of worry last week when I realise the TARDIS crew were bound for Montgomery, Alabama in 1955. It’s not the kind of […]
So, this is where it all comes together. Having enjoyed the new Doctor and her friends last week, but been less enthusiastic about the actual episode, this week we’re plunged […]
Thirteen. This is the most new Doctor Who has been in thirteen years. New Doctor, new companions. New producer. New directors. New theme arrangement. New composer. Where do I start?
Continuing the Christmas Doctor Who tradition of serving a turkey every other year, Twice Upon a Time comes with lashings of regeneration angst, a surfeit of Doctors and garnished with […]
My thoughts on this week’s Doctor Who can be found in the latest edition of the Fusion Patrol podcast in which Eugene and I discuss the two part finale. We […]
Fan service and good storytelling rarely sit well; but when the fan who wants the return of Mondasian Cybermen is also the show’s star it must be hard to refuse. Add in […]