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The Devil Hour: What if Capaldi’s Doctor Who Cosplayed as Hannibal?
"Fans can look forward to plenty more twists and turns in this remarkable tale from first-time series creator Tom Moran and welcoming back our immensely talented cast, led by Jessica Raine and Peter Capaldi." The series is produced by Hartswood Films, known for the other crime series Inside Man, which features Stanley Tucci as another Hannibal[...]
Inside Man: Doctor Who's Steven Moffat Creates Fun Dark Crime Drama
Inside Man is Steven Moffat's first original story for television for over a decade, a noir suspense thriller about murder Every second British drama is a crime show about murder, but what happens when an inveterate cleverclogs like Moffat decides to try his hand at it? The result is something that you think should be[...]
Doctor Who: Only Three Times The Doctor Met Another Doctor?
He has a point. The TwelfthDoctor, in his three seasons under showrunner Steven Moffat, ran the full gamut of what a Doctor could go through Each of his seasons was different He was uncertain, unsocialized, and prickly in his first season He was playing out a kind of midlife crisis in a co-dependent and increasingly dysfunctional[...]
Doctor Who: Flux Clips Video Shows How the Doctor and Yaz were Wasted
Chibnall's flaws and limits as a screenwriter are well-known by now, but we should also talk about what he got right. Doctor Who: Flux, image credit: BBC Chibnall Cast the First Female LGBTQ Doctor Who Chibnall is the one who pulled the trigger and cast the first canonical female Doctor in Jodie Whittaker (Joanna Lumley in Steven Moffat's[...]
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So when we start discussing the future of the long-running BBC series, we have to bring up ex-head writer & executive producer Steven Moffat, who has been out there singing Davies' praises since the news was first announced So with that said, should fans expect a potential Moffat return to the role in the future?[...]
The Devil Hour: What if Capaldi’s Doctor Who Cosplayed as Hannibal?
Prime Video just released a trailer for The Devil's Hour, a twisty crime thriller written by Tom Moran and produced by Steven Moffat's production company Hartswood Films Wait – doesn't this look more like a stealth Doctor Who story? Have you ever wondered what it would look like if Peter Capaldi's Twelfth Doctor cosplayed as[...]
Inside Man: Trailer for Moffat's BBC Mystery with Tennant, Tucci
Steven Moffat's latest mystery series, Inside Man, which stars David Tennant, Stanley Tucci, Lydia West, and Dolly Wells, begins next week on BBC One The BBC just released a teaser trailer. "Inside Man" key art: BBC The official synopsis for Inside Man states: "In the US, a prisoner on death row (Tucci) is seeking atonement as he[...]
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And yet, even though he has no intentions of returning to the series (though offering his good friend Davies tons of support for what's in store), we can't help but think of Steven Moffat whenever buzz about the BBC series grows So it was perfect timing that The Guardian had a chance to speak with[...]
Doctor Who: BBC Releases Compilation Video of Dalek Exterminations
Davies' first season, written by Robert Shearman, slaughtering a whole army, the 11th Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Missy (Michelle Gomez) and Clara (Jenna Coleman) in the craftiest fake-out and stand-off against the whole Dalek army from Steven Moffat's run, and Rory's (Arthur Darvill) narrow escape from an awakening army of Daleks… which isn't really any extermination[...]
Doctor Who: Flux Clips Video Shows How the Doctor and Yaz were Wasted
Davies and Steven Moffat's runs so beloved There was the hope that Chibnall and Whittaker's third and final season would finally do that Unfortunately, we got Flux instead Like acid reflux. Whittaker and Gil have had good chemistry and are often more fun in the goofy behind-the-scenes videos for the Doctor Who channel than they ever[...]
Stevan Moffat Feels An Old Man For Hating Netflix-Style Drops
The Guardian posted details on a bunch of upcoming TV shows, including Inside Man, a new Steven Moffat BBC drama starring stating that it was "a playful, twist-packed puzzle of a thriller, as you might expect from creator Steven Moffat What's the connection between a small-town vicar (David Tennant), a maths teacher (Dolly Wells) trapped[...]
Doctor Who: Only Three Times The Doctor Met Another Doctor?
There should have been a show about the two of them as bickering buddies traveling Time and Space righting wrongs. "Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time" image: BBC America Steven Moffat got to write the ultimate fanfic crossover in "Day of the Doctor," which had the Eleventh (Matt Smith) meet up with the Tenth (David Tennant) and the War[...]
Doctor Who: Season 7's Flaws, but Jenna Coleman is the Highlight
Showrunner Steven Moffat's best and worst are both on display here He works hard to give us big, crazy, unexpected Science Fiction ideas There's an embarrassment of riches with a planet-sized god-like alien that eats memories, a creature in a nightmare dimension, Ice Warriors on a Soviet nuclear submarine, there's an odd recurrence of Victorian-era[...]
Doctor Who: Does the Celestial Toymaker Really Need to Come Back?
Missy's appearance on Doctor Who during Steven Moffat's run effectively made the Rani redundant, since she was just an evil female Time Lord Michelle Gomez injected madness and whimsy to Missy where the Rani was just a mean scientist, played with gleeful pantomime camp by the late Kate O'Mara Some baddies are just too dull[...]
The Time Traveler’s Wife is an Inferior Remake of River Song's Arc
Now, Steven Moffat will have one less thing standing in his way if he's considering writing for Doctor Who again That's because HBO confirmed this afternoon that his and director David Nutter's series adaptation of Audrey Niffenegger's novel The Time Traveler's Wife would not be returning for a second season. "The Time Traveler's Wife" Image: HBO "Though[...]
Doctor Who: Video Highlights Multiple Doctor Crossovers
Though Davies was showrunner at the time, Steven Moffat was commissioned to write it This means Moffat wrote all the crossovers of the modern era before Chibnall became showrunner "Time Crash" is meta and weird in ways beyond the story: Peter Davison is the father of Georgia Moffat, who played the Tenth Doctor's daughter in one[...]
The Time Traveler’s Wife is an Inferior Remake of River Song's Arc
Showrunner Steven Moffat always had more than one season planned, and the season that just ended only covered the first third of Audrey Niffenegger's source novel. "The Time Traveler's Wife" Image: HBO The first and currently only season of The Time Traveler's Wife ended with Henry (Theo James) and Clare's (Rose Leslie) wedding to give viewers the[...]
The Time Traveler’s Wife is an Inferior Remake of River Song's Arc
Former Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat adapted the novel by Audrey Niffenegger, expanding it to explore the full potential of its story and themes It's meant to be poignant and romantic, but it's unintentionally turned out to be existential horror. "The Time Traveler's Wife" Image: HBO Moffat turned the adaptation into a visit to many of his[...]
Doctor Who Magazine Gets Big-Time Advance Publicity Again
While Russell T Davies was the showrunner, and to maybe a slightly lesser extent when Steven Moffat was at the helm, the magazine was a major conduit between the Doctor Who production team and the most devoted of fans, with Davies and Moffat regularly writing for the publication There was also a regular supply of[...]
Frances Barber, A Positive Trump Voting Anti-Vaxxer in The Unfriend
It may even be Steven Moffat getting out the differences in experience he has had working with HBO in the USA and the BBC in Britain But at its heart, it is a story of the human condition, the choices we make, and their consequences, good and bad Elsa is a popular, positive one, if[...]
Grant Morrison Plans To Replace Russell T Davies On Doctor Who
One of these days, I've got a whole season worked out, so I'm sure it'll happen eventually." Today, Grant Morrison posted far more details to their Substack, including their thoughts on the current era, Jodie Whitaker, Peter Calapdi, Steven Moffat and Russell T Davies, but also what happened with their pitching, and when it went down[...]
The Unfriend: Steven Moffat’s Play Pushes the Sitcom to Gleeful Nightmare
The Unfriend is former Doctor Who and current The Time Traveler's Wife showrunner Steven Moffat's first stage play It is a raucous satire about an English couple who end up with an unwelcome American houseguest who won't leave, to the point where they fear for their lives. This is a review of the script of Steven[...]
The Time Traveler’s Wife Ep.4: Moffat Recreates His Sitcom Coupling
It may be the adaptation of a bestselling novel, but showrunner Steven Moffat has been revisiting his greatest hits Audrey Niffenegger's bestselling novel was supposed to be a romantic tragedy about a love story out of synch It's been a huge influence on Moffat and he riffed on it throughout his run on Doctor Who. "The[...]
Doctor Who: Best of Series 7 Video Reveals Moffat's Flaws
It covers Steven Moffat's third season as showrunner and the half of Matt Smith's final run as the Eleventh Doctor It also marks Karen Gillen and Arthur Darvill's time on the show as Amy and Rory Pond And… it's a mess. "Doctor Who Series 7" key art: BBC America You could say this season was when Doctor[...]
The Time Traveler’s Wife is an Inferior Remake of River Song's Arc
Steven Moffat's TV adaptation of Audrey Niffenegger's bestselling novel The Time Traveler's Wife is an awkward thing, an artifact that may have come too late The melancholy love story is about a woman (Rose Leslie) married to a man (Theo James) unstuck in Time who keeps disappearing and she only meets different versions of him[...]
Doctor Who: Ace, Tegan, The Master & More Return for Final Special
When Steven Moffat took over from Davies, he brought back Gallifrey. Chris Chibnall turned the show's continuity into a crutch to cover up the lack of ideas or surprises Doctor Who has become old and creaky again He just had to make Gallifrey part of everything again Gallifrey is a big problem that hardcore fans refuse[...]
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Last month brought the release of the first official teaser for EP/Writer Steven Moffat & EP/Director David Nutter's six-episode series take on Audrey Niffenegger's novel ahead of its May 15th premiere (also streaming on HBO Max) Now, viewers are getting a look at the official trailer for HBO's The Time Traveler's Wife[...]
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Davies and Steven Moffat Not many people have been able to put their finger on exactly what was wrong Sexists, racists, and homophobes have blamed it on the casting of Jodie Whittaker as a female Doctor, more characters of colour in the main cast, more LGBTQ characters, and too much "woke" We would argue that[...]
Doctor Who: Best of Series 5 Video Recalls Moffat’s Triumphant First Season
The BBC finally released a compilation video of series 5 of Doctor Who, Steven Moffat's debut season as showrunner Overall, it's a triumphant start, continuing the success and popularity of his predecessor Russell T Davies' run and putting his own stamp on it Moffat's first season demonstrated how the same show can become a completely[...]