'Doctor Who': The 12th Doctor's Flawed but Ambitious Run [BC Rewind]

Steven Moffat's run on Doctor Who with Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor might be the oddest, flawed, and most ambitious period of the show since its return in 2005. Television shows tend to become an extension of the showrunners' interests and sensibilities, none more than Doctor Who. In casting Capaldi as The Doctor, Moffat […]

Cutting the Fat: Holiday TV Episodes Too Hard to Swallow

The holidays are a time to relax, eat rich foods until you feel slightly ill, and nap on the couch in between watching special episodes of your favorite television shows. With the magic of streaming, we are no longer limited to just this year's holiday specials. However… Not all holiday specials are created equal. In […]

Disney Releases New Trailer for 'The Nutcracker and the Four Realms'

Nothing says the holidays quite like The Nutcracker, and this year Disney is releasing their own version of the classic tale. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is a live-action reimagining of the Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky-written ballet, with some familiar settings and characters, but also all new realms and tasks young Clara must triumph through. […]

Funko SDCC 2017 Wave 5 Exclusives: TV… Clara!

Wave 5 of 1,937,229 of Funko exclusives have been revealed (I kid, I kid…kinda), and this wave is all about TV. There are a few in here that have been anxiously awaited figures, and one of them is already confirmed to be shared (though where we don't know yet). Let us dive in shall we? […]

It Is Sunday Morning And I Am Writing Adric Fan Fic

Spoilers follow for Doctor Who: Hell Bent and Doctor Who: Earthshock. @TomSpilsbury Very moving – but he didn't go to all that trouble for Adric, did he? — Josie Turner (@JosieTurner20) December 6, 2015 The Cyberman had shot the control panel. Adric could still smell the burning stench through his overly wide nostrils. "Now I'll never know […]

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: Face The Raven

So. Doctor Who: Face The Raven aired on BBC 1 a couple of hours again. What went down? 1. Death Of A Theory Theory shot to ribbons, at it always was going to be. Not an out-of-time Doctor it seems, but it was all just foreshadowing Or was it? Out of the hoodie, back in the […]

Mindless Speculation: Is Clara Really The Girl Who Died?

Okay, so this is just mindless speculation. But a thought I expressed in Saturday's Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who got a surprising blast in my inbox, so may be worth repeating and expanding upon. The Magician's Apprentice sees the Doctor missing, having issues a last will and testament, a Time Lord confession, He is found by Clara, […]

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who – The Magician's Apprentice (SPOILERS)

From this point forward, follows spoilers for tonight's episode of Doctor Who. I'll be in the comments below if you want me… 1. Who Is The Magician? And Who Is The Apprentice? That title. The Magician's Apprentice. Somehow combining The Magician's Nephew and The Sorceror's Apprentice. A fairytale of a 20th century origin of Narnia and of […]

When Harry Met Clara

The British papers have been full of what they hope is a blossoming romance, that between Prince Harry and Jenna Coleman, best known for playing Clara on Doctor Who. Well, as we know from last year, she does like a solider. And she got propositioned by royalty in Nightmare In Silver as well. Sorry, sorry, […]

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: Last Christmas

It will get more spoilery as we go. But the BBC have already issued one of them via press release… 1. Come Down The TARDIS He only did the show because Simon Pegg has been in it. But we now have the most perfectly named actor to ever play Father Christmas, as Nick Frost. We already […]

Death In Heaven – Official BBC Trailer

The BBC has released the trailer for the season finale of Doctor Who – Death in Heaven. We get the Master-now-Mistress, Cybermen walking the streets of London and the return of Unit. It will be interesting to see if some of the strange behavior we've seen from both the Doctor and Clara this season will […]

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: Listen

Another week, another new Doctor Who. Truly we are a blessed nation. 1. Keep Reading That Doctor Who Annual Short Story Steven Moffat wrote Corner Of The Eye for the Doctor Who Storybook 2007 about a race called Floofs that lived alongside humans, hidden from them, controlling them, only to be seen in the… you […]

Twelve Thoughts About Doctor Who: Deep Breath

Been a while. Hello everyone. Spoilers are minimal but they are there. Onwards. 1. Oooh Weee Oooh! Lots of cogs to set off the Victorianness of the first episode and beat for beat, composition by composition, taken from the fan film we talked about last month. But the theme tune… its has lost the orchestra, […]