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Doctor Who: Best of Series 7 Video Reveals Moffat's Flaws
The recurring trope of the smart, dynamic woman who pines and waits for the hero was originally done with Amy Pond and repeated a lot more creepily with Clare in the HBO show Amy and Rory choosing an act of love-suicide to save the day was an incredibly wrongheaded choice for a family show. The Time[...]
Doctor Who: Best of Series 5 Video Recalls Moffat’s Triumphant First Season
Matt Smith was a total unknown when he was cast as the Eleventh Doctor and the show proved that the role was a star-making machine, transforming not only Smith into a household name but also Karen Gillan. Doctor Who series 5 still, BBC America Gillan played Amy Pond, who became the second most popular companion on the[...]
Doctor Who Season 6 Gave Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith Way, Way Too Much
Moffat seemed to take from the Marvel Comics school of endless complications piled on top of one another: the Doctor's predestined death, the true origin & identity of River Song, the excessive torture of Amy Pond as she goes through the trauma of a time paradox that leaves her abandoned for 40 years, then the[...]
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The latest Doctor Who compilation video this week was the second supercut of Amy Pond's (Karen Gillan) best moments At first, we wondered if this was really necessary Were they running out of subjects to cut long compilation videos out of, that it made sense to focus on Amy's second season? Well, let's take a[...]
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Now it's Amy Pond's turn Funny how it didn't occur to us that Amy hadn't gotten her turn yet Well, now that omission is remedied The BBC has released an hour-long compilation of Amy's best moments – and it's only Part 1! Image: BBC As played by the indomitable Karen Gillen, Amy holds a special place in[...]
Bow Ties are Cool - Doctor Who Cast Regenerates In The Metaverse
With Bow Ties Are Cool – Doctor Who Cast Regenerates In The Metaverse, Matt Smith (The 11th Doctor), Karen Gillan (Amy Pond), and Arthur Darvill (Rory Williams) took part in a virtual "family reunion." Bow Ties are Cool – Doctor Who Cast Regenerates In The Metaverse Smith, Gillan, and Darvill start off with an update on how each[...]
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Amy Pond became a fan favourite companion BBC America became an active co-financier of the show and helped  up its profile in the US It established Matt Smith's 11th Doctor as a goofy, funny kid-friendly Doctor, but didn't shy away from the darker parts of his personality The episode also featured Olivia Colman as a[...]
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Karen Gillen, who played Amy Pond, will also be livetweeting, as will Richard Curtis and Tony Curran, who played Van Gogh National treasure Bill Nighy, who played the museum curator and admirer of Van Gogh will also join the event Cultural commentator and TV presenter Emma Freud will also livetweet the re-watch. https://youtu.be/ubTJI_UphPkVideo can't be loaded[...]
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It also put Karen Gillan on the map as Amy Pond. https://youtu.be/4F84WapAH7MVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Eleventh Doctor Regenerates | Matt Smith to Peter Capaldi | Doctor Who (https://youtu.be/4F84WapAH7M) "Doctor Who": Highs and Lows of the Moffat Era Unfortunately, their next seasons also showcased Moffat's storytelling excesses[...]
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This applied to Amy Pond, who never really had an inner life; and River Song, who had all the affectations of a cool, tough female character but often came off more like a plot device than a character Moffat's female characters often existed in service to and in relation to The Doctor Even Missy, his[...]
Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: The Power Of Three
Just the kind of person Amy Pond needs Because Rory is her companion… and he'll never wander off. I Want A Cube Okay, maybe not the one that bursts into flames or shoots you with a laser or, indeed, stops your heart, even the one that plays The Birdy Song is a bit much but there must be[...]