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Doctor Who: the Doctor is Incomplete Without the TARDIS
The production had a larger standing set for the TARDIS, so the interior got bigger; the Ninth and Tenth Doctors (Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant) got a semi-organic coral design that was otherwise no-nonsense and practical. Then it changed into a cozier, almost homey design for the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) and a darker, more steampunk design for[...]
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Joining BBC's The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show for "Friends Round Friday," Matt Smith (Doctor Who) was asked by host Zoe Ball (with Davina McCall and Frank Skinner) when we can expect Season 2 to kick off "August, I think I think summer, this summer, yeah," Smith responded The actor also shared that although filming wrapped last[...]
Doctor Who: Another Look at Regenerations Before the 60th Anniversary
Steven Moffat showed that in the climax of "Time of the Doctor" when the dying Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) had a new regeneration trigger as the Daleks homed in for the final kill and took them all out when he aimed the energy using his body as a gun. The modern regenerations also add a Christ-like[...]
Doctor Who: Will the 60th Anniversary Specials Debut First in Asia?
BBC America, which co-financed the series from Series Five (Matt Smith and Steven Moffat's first season) to Series Thirteen (Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall's final season), would live-broadcast the show on the same day but in the evening in the US, hours after the UK premiere before going to streaming Disney+ co-financing and licensing the[...]
Doctor Who: Diving into the Rabbit Hole of Sonic Screwdriver Toys
The second seems to be the Eleventh Doctor's (Matt Smith) sonic screwdriver, which is bigger, clunkier, and flashier Both sonics can extend – very phallic and Freudian move. "Doctor Who": BBC The Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth, and Thirteenth Doctors' sonic screwdrivers have been discontinued, which happens whenever a new Doctor comes along in the series, but fans still want[...]
Doctor Who Series 5 Was the Perfect Fairytale Season and Many Firsts
It was Matt Smith's first season as the Eleventh Doctor It was Karen Gillan's first season as a companion and both her and Smith's first starring roles leading a TV series It launched their careers, made them household names in the U.K., and helped them get to where they are now This was also one[...]
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For this go-around, Peter Capaldi had some kind words to share about how David Tennant (Tenth Doctor) & Matt Smith (Eleventh Doctor) made themselves available to him as he began his run as the Twelfth Doctor In addition, Capaldi shares the great first impressions he got after meeting Gatwa and the high hopes he has[...]
Doctor Who: Revisiting Series 8, Moffat's Most Flawed Doctor
if the BBC can repeat themselves, so can we. BBC Capaldi's age as the Twelfth Doctor might have turned off many teenage and older female viewers, especially in the US, who were used to having a younger lead like David Tennant and Matt Smith as their fantasy boyfriends Moffat also tried to create a more "classic" Doctor[...]
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This year's annual Hellboy Winter Special from Dark Horse Comics will feature The Yule Cat one-shot, written and illustrated by Barbarian Lord creator and cartoonist Matt Smith, coloured by Chris O'Halloran, lettered by Clem Robins, and featuring a variant cover by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola The special one-shot is inspired by the stories of Jólakötturinn,[...]
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That's Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi, Jodie Whittaker – and back to Tennent again You might think this was just another showy set of clips of the show's biggest gimmick, but they reveal something much deeper about the show, something spiritual and beautiful that makes it all worthwhile. Image: BBC Screencaps Regeneration was a[...]
Doctor Who: A Look Back at Steven Moffat’s Most Interesting Season
it's also Moffat's best and most thematically consistent season. "Doctor Who Series 9" key art, BBC Unlike Doctor Who Series 6, Moffat's second season as showrunner, and Matt Smith's second season as The Doctor, Series 9 feels more confident and less frantic in trying to show off crazy ideas with wild abandon It's also less overstuffed and[...]
Doctor Who: Revisiting Series 6, the Peak of the Modern Series
This was Steven Moffat's second season as showrunner, with Matt Smith, Karen Gillen & Arthur Darvill as the Eleventh Doctor and companions You could say it was in this season that the show's flaws first started manifesting, the seams starting to show. "Doctor Who Series Six" key art, BBC Series 6 was also the start of Doctor Who's[...]
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For this go-around, Gatwa addresses the double pressure that comes from being the first Black man to take on the role, how Vaies and previous Doctors have been a help with the process, and how he drunkenly spiled his casting to Matt Smith. Image: BBC Aside from just how long the series has run when you combine[...]
Doctor Who’s Most Emotional Moments are About Needing to be Remembered
The Eleventh Doctor  (Matt Smith) loses Amy (Karen Gillen) and Rory (Arthur Darville) to literally the past, never to see them again, with Amy leaving a note imploring him not to forget her.  The Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) making his saddest, most impassioned speech about war shows he's become the living memorial for all the[...]
Frankie Boyle & Josie Long Come To The Lakes Comic Art Festival 2023
Age guidance: 14+ Running time: 1hr 40 mins Other comic creators attending include Chris Askham, Yomi Ayeni, Sayra Begum, Clark Bint, Tim Bird, Lewis Campbell, Jon Davis, Pete Doree, Phil Elliott, Emma Evans, Ed Firth, Simon Furman, Steven Fraser, Warwick Fraser-Coombe, Jessika Green, Lyndsey Green, Katie Handley, Isabel Hatherall, Jack Harvey, Luke Hyde, Jenika Ioffreda, Owen[...]
Doctor Who Highlights Show Composers' Epic Musical Moments
The shift from the Tenth Doctor's theme to a more playful, jaunty sound to introduce the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) is seamless Akinola created a spy movie pastiche for "Spyfall" where the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) infiltrates an evil tech billionaire's (Sir Lenny Henry) casino party Gold once again created a classical choral score for "The[...]
Doctor Who: Parallel Worlds Combined Big Science Fiction and Emotions
That was the most poignant and unique moment of the Chris Chibnall era that should have been built upon to become a defining moment instead of forgotten later, potential introduced, then wasted. "Doctor Who" still, BBC Then there's the moment The Doctor (Matt Smith) got to meet his one true love, the TARDIS, in the form of[...]
Doctor Who’s Timey-Wimey Stories Work Best When They Keep ‘em Simple
All of Moffat's worst instincts and excesses are in this season, and it was only held together by Matt Smith's mix of zaniness and desperation as he juggles several timey wimey contrivances all the way to the season's end Moffat throws in all sorts of crazy high concepts throughout the season: the Silence, the Life[...]
Doctor Who: Multiple Doctors Meet in Compilation Video at last
The Tenth's (David Tennant) first big moment in action was a refinement of the character into a gleeful swashbuckler that helped establish Tennant as the most popular Doctor of the modern era. The Children's Friend We have the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) and his night with young Amelia Pond trying to find what he likes to eat[...]
Doctor Who: 3 Weird Kisses? We have Questions
They are the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant) kissing Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman) for the first time, Missy (Michelle Gomez) kissing the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) for the first time, and River Song (Alex Kingston) kissing the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) for the first time. So the Tenth Doctor kissing Martha leaves traces of his DNA on[...]
Doctor Who: A Look Back at the Christmas Specials
Davies would kill Kylie Minogue for Christmas, all to make everyone sad. Steven Moffat's Many Christmas Carols Moffat's Christmas specials all drew on obvious literary and movie sources: the Eleventh Doctor's (Matt Smith) first special was even directly called "A Christmas Carol," where the Doctor had to turn the heart of a Science Fiction version of Scrooge[...]
Doctor Who: Best of Series 7 Video Reveals Moffat's Flaws
There's the moment the Tenth Doctor (Matt Smith) lost Amy Pond (Karen Gillen) and Rory (Arthur Darvill) – though it's obvious he (and showrunner Steven Moffat) cared more about Amy There's the Eleventh Doctor's (Peter Capaldi) parting from Clara (Jenna Coleman) at the end of their mutually destructive co-dependent relationship, where Moffat explored how flawed[...]
Doctor Who: Multiple Doctors Meet in Compilation Video at last
"The Day of the Doctor" was for the show's fiftieth anniversary and introduced John Hurt with the Tenth (David Tennant) and Eleventh (Matt Smith) with a surprise appearance from Tom Baker, who finally agreed to come back to the show "The Day of the Doctor" was about war crimes, guilt, and atonement The next crossover[...]
"Dark Season" audiobook key art: Big Finish
As a new year brings fresh dangers, can Taylor and their friends discover the secrets of Bishop Grave's past… before that past discovers them?" Voicing the new generation of sleuthing students are Bethany Antonia (Nolly, Stay Close, Get Even), Jacob Dudman (who has voiced impressions of various Doctors, including Matt Smith's and Peter Capaldi's on Big Finish's Doctor Who audiobooks), and newcomer Aitch[...]
They've written millions of words dissecting The Sopranos and talk about the social issues, and urban blight in The Wire; they swoon unironically about incest and misogyny in House of the Dragons, how sexy they think murderous incest f***boi Prince Daemon (Matt Smith) is as he seduces and marries his niece while ignoring how Yellowstone[...]
Jodie Whittaker as The Thirteenth Doctor in
Moffat stepped in and wrote Matt Smith's first lines as the 10th Doctor after Tennant finished Chibnall stepped in and wrote Jodie Whittaker's first line after Peter Capaldi completed his regeneration scene Thus, Tennant's first lines were written by Davies and shot months after Whittaker left the set Both were shot with the TARDIS on[...]
House of the Dragon S1 Finale Teases a “Different Side” of Daemon
The biggest key to making this work started at the top with Paddy Considine and Matt Smith, playing the respective male Targaryen leads in King Viserys I and Prince Daemon The female leads in Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and Queen Alicent Hightower would be played initially by Milly Alcock and Emily Carey, with Emma D'Arcy and[...]
Doctor Who: Only Three Times The Doctor Met Another Doctor?
Maybe Capaldi will agree to star in Big Finish audios in a few years, but it's currently not on the cards. The Doctors Who Should Have More Stories in Doctor Who David Tennant and Matt Smith have both said they'd like to return for special stories rather than whole seasons Tennant, of course, is getting another chance[...]
House of the Dragon: Ryan Condal on How Finale Sets Up Season 2
This is your major spoilers warning for the HBO series. Emma D'Arcy and Matt Smith in House of the Dragon Image courtesy of Ollie Upton / HBO "Season 1 was setting the table for a very bloody feast to come," Condal told Entertainment Weekly "The reason that I wanted to spend our time doing this is that[...]