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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 9, Episode 5: “The Girl Who Died”

The dramatic already-in-the-adventure beginning may not have occurred with every Moffat episode, but certainly enough for us to be adjusted to it – and the Doctor and Clara’s casual treatment of it afterwards feels typical as well. So the theme … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 8, Episode 9: “Flatline”

(Warning: spoilers) * From that opening with the guy’s screaming face stretched across the wall, I thought we could be in for something as scary as Night Terrors (an episode I have never re-watched).  In the end, however, the creatures … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 8, Episode 8: “Mummy on the Orient Express”

(Warning: spoilers) * This episode has a particularly great opening, throwing us right into the action and introducing the ‘ticking clock’ device used to enhance the fear. This device worked for the most part, except the deaths tended to get a bit repetitive … Continue reading

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