On Doctor Who Season Opener Speculations

On Friday, the BBC released another trailer for the sixth season of Doctor Who, this one specifically for the season opener, “The Impossible Astronaut.” That emotive piece of background music, by the way, is “Tristan” by Two Steps from Hell. Another quick observation before I do a speculation/spoiler jump. I am not sold on StuartContinue reading “On Doctor Who Season Opener Speculations”

On Things I’ve Been Reading

“The Professor, the Queen, and the Bookshop” Doctor Who Magazine #429 Panini UK Written by Jonathan Morris Art by Rob Davis One winter’s day, during the height of the Blitz, two young children — Amelia and Rory — run through London’s streets, en route to a nearby train station to meet Amelia’s aunt. Amelia spiesContinue reading “On Things I’ve Been Reading”

On Living Through “The Big Bang”

Doctor Who. “The Big Bang.” My before-the-spoiler-cut review (because there may be people reading this who watch on the North American schedule) — I laughed. I got weepy. I was shocked — and amazed — at the audacity. The Doctor got bloody damn lucky. (I’ll explain later.) Overall, I think Steven Moffat played fair withContinue reading “On Living Through “The Big Bang””

On Doctor Who, the Pandorica, and the Legion of Super-Heroes

Doctor Who. :tardis: To quote Murray Gold, “Moffat, what have you done?” I could also quote the Master from “The Five Doctors,” but on the other hand that would be a spoiler, but on the gripping hand everyone already knows the quote, so I won’t quote it. Before I go all thinkie, I thought theContinue reading “On Doctor Who, the Pandorica, and the Legion of Super-Heroes”

On Allyn’s “The Eleventh Hour” Thoughts

This isn’t a review of Doctor Who‘s “The Eleventh Hour,” per se, which debuted on BBC1 over the wekeend. I am, honestly, still processing it. Running it in the background, so to speak. What this is, however, is collection of things I’ve written elsewhere, in response to others, about the episode, which serves as aContinue reading “On Allyn’s “The Eleventh Hour” Thoughts”