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WHO REVIEW: The Bells of Saint John

WHO REVIEW: The Bells of Saint John

Spoilers ahead, they are labelled but they are not hidden . . . Initial Thoughts: An exciting and fun midseason opener. Worth the price of admission. Everything I’ve come to like about Matt Smith and Stephen Moffatt. Amused Thoughts: The motorcycle steals the show. Every scene it is used in is perfect Matt Smith Doctor Who. The turnaround with the WIFI hub at the end was a surprising turn of events. I did not see it coming … Read entire article »

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Episode 28 — “Doctor Who Revisited”

Episode 28 — “Doctor Who Revisited”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe first half of this episode is a spoiler-free discussion between Ben & Steve and Dr. Jayce, as Dr. Jayce puts on his teacher hat and grades his co-hosts on their performance in our previous Doctor Who episode (episode 26). The second half of the episode is spoiler filled! Chock full of spoilers! Tom and Christa rejoin Ben and Steve in a discussion of Doctor Who season 7 part 1, or … Read entire article »

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WHO: Season 7 Off to a Running Start!

WHO: Season 7 Off to a Running Start!

As of this writing, the first two episodes of Doctor Who’s seventh season have aired. Or, as in my case, downloaded. (Legally. I promise. I used iTunes to buy the season.) So, how has it been? In a word, fantastic. Both episodes require almost no previous knowledge of the show, but both are deeply satisfying if you do. Both have a lot of running and a lot of heart. And both have sci-fi concepts and interesting ideas, … Read entire article »

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REVIEW: Doctor Who the Movie (and the MOVIES . . .)

REVIEW: Doctor Who the Movie (and the MOVIES . . .)

Netflix is the one and only reason I have become such a huge fan of Doctor Who. Before Netflix, I was a casual observer. I enjoyed watching old episodes from the original run (Tom Baker being my favorite Doctor), but mostly as a curiosity, a foray into the history of sci-fi. I was familiar enough with the character and the concepts, because of fond memories finding it on PBS while channel surfing Saturday afternoons as … Read entire article »

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