On “The Girl in the Fireplace”

The Sophia Myles film festival continues! Now up for discussion, 2006’s Doctor Who episode, “The Girl in the Fireplace,” by Steven Moffat and winner of the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form. The TARDIS materializes aboard a starship in the 51st century. The ship is abandoned, though there’s a great deal of powerContinue reading “On “The Girl in the Fireplace””

On Tristan + Isolde

My Sophia Myles film festival continued with 2006’s Tristan + Isolde. The story of Tristan and Isolde is one of the great tragic love stories, and has been told in medieval romances for about a millennia. The story centers on the love triangle between Tristan, his uncle (and liege lord) Mark, and Mark’s wife Isolde.Continue reading “On Tristan + Isolde”

On Random Observations

Here’s a collection of random ramblings taken from recent e-mails and ‘net postings, just to keep casual readers up-to-date on the things Allyn Gibson has written elsewhere…. On Jean-Luc Picard: The Buried Age is a “Lost Era” novel. It’s about Picard’s “lost weekend” when he went to L.A., hung out with Harry Nilsson, recorded anContinue reading “On Random Observations”