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Doctor Who – Series 10, Episode 7: “The Pyramid at the End of the World”

“I wouldn’t have voted for him. He’s orange.” Managing a jab at Trump without it actually sounding political and thereby offending people – nicely done. At first, the cuts back-and-forth to the agrofuel facility are just as distracting as the … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 10, Episode 6: “Extremis”

Well, I wasn’t expecting Missy to turn up so quickly in this episode. And it’s Missy in the vault, too? I wasn’t expecting that reveal mid-season, either. Should have known this episode was written by Steven Moffat, with that execution … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 10, Episode 5: “Oxygen”

The opening for this episode certainly does a good job of setting the scene, particularly with regards to its monsters. The suit-zombies are very Resident Evil with their tilted heads and slow walks, and certainly creepy if not really scary. … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 10, Episode 4: “Knock Knock”

Wouldn’t we all utilise the TARDIS as the perfect removal van, given the chance? I really like this initial concept of a bunch of students together in a haunted house. It brings back nice memories (of being a student, not … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 10, Episode 3: “Thin Ice”

I’m still waiting for Bill to really stand out as a character from other companions, but I do still like how she’s progressing with each adventure: from looking astounded upon arrival at the Frost Fair, and telling the Doctor, “I’m … Continue reading

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Titanic Month – Titanic: Blood and Steel

Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012) I’ve been watching the twelve-part series Titanic: Blood and Steel for the first time this month; I don’t believe it ever aired on television in the UK. And I’m pleased to be ending Titanic Month … Continue reading

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Titanic Month: The 2012 Miniseries

I now have just two more productions left to review, both of which are television series which came out in 2012, for the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking. Airing on ITV in the UK, the four-part miniseries Titanic was … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 10, Episode 2: “Smile”

Personally, if I were writing for Doctor Who, I wouldn’t name my monster after a well-known English football player. Hey, that’s Rani’s mum from The Sarah Jane Adventures! This episode reinforces what an utterly worthless character Nardole is, given that … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 10, Episode 1: “The Pilot”

Finally, a new series of Doctor Who has begun! I’d almost forgotten the feeling. The Doctor has a picture of Susan on his desk! I’d have been happier if they didn’t keep focussing on it though. So why does the … Continue reading

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Titanic Month: The 1996 Miniseries

Titanic (1996) The two-part miniseries Titanic, which first aired on CBS in 1996, cannot really be called ‘good’ in the traditional sense. There are many, many things wrong with it. But aside from a couple of aspects which are in … Continue reading

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