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Doctor Who – Series 9, Episode 2: “The Witch’s Familiar”

My “review” of this one is really just taking the form of a train of thought. Yep, no messing around – we all know Missy and Clara didn’t die, so they might as well show us right away. I like … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 9, Episode 1: “The Magician’s Apprentice”

So, after far too long a wait, Doctor Who is back on our screens. And just beforehand, we’ve received the news that this series will be Jenna Coleman’s last on the show. Am I sad? Certainly, especially considering I was … Continue reading

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Blackpool Comic Con 2015!

Having had so much fun at Preston Comic Con this year, I quickly signed up for Blackpool Comic Con – it was the first to be held in Blackpool, and boasted a long line of high-profile guests. This time round, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – 2014 Christmas Special: “Last Christmas”

So here we are, on Boxing Day, after a perfectly agreeable Christmas. I wasn’t able to get to a carol service in the days beforehand, but I did watch all of my essential Christmas movies (Home Alone 1 & 2, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 8: Final Thoughts

The Twelfth Doctor David Tennant nailed it from his first Christmas special. Matt Smith, I took a few more episodes to get used to. But Peter Capaldi took to the role of the Doctor so well that, as with Tennant, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 8, Episode 12: “Death in Heaven”

(Warning: spoilers) The Good * I really liked Jenna Coleman’s acting when Clara is pretending to be the Doctor – she even got the rambling down perfectly, reminding me most of the Tenth Doctor. One wonders how much of that … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 8, Episode 11: “Dark Water”

OK. Quite a lot to say about that one. (Warning: spoilers, and pretty big ones this time round) * The opening with Danny’s death felt a bit too sudden, considering how important a character he’s become – though I suppose … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 8, Episode 10: “In The Forest of the Night”

(Warning: spoilers) * Maybe the Twelfth Doctor is lightening up after all. He does help Maebh without too much protest; he apparently now agrees with Clara’s points at the end of Kill The Moon and is ready to admit that … 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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