[Doctor Who Review] Listen

“Don’t turn round.” This is the episode that horror writers/directors should watch to see the tension get wretched up without the cheap thrills, blood or music. Written by Stephen Moffat it takes it’s themes from Don’t Blink and Silence in Continue reading [Doctor Who Review] Listen

[Doctor Who Review] The Robot of Sherwood

For everyone who complained (not me) about episodes 1+2 being off and Episode 3 being back on track were half right. Episode 3 is a classic Doctor Who historical episode. Clara makes a request to go see a fictional character Continue reading [Doctor Who Review] The Robot of Sherwood

[Doctor Who Review] Into the Dalek

(Image courtesy of David Catterall) The carry over from the Matt Smith years continues with the Doctor in the beginning of his journey only to have to pick Clara up from school before dashing off to face down the pepper Continue reading [Doctor Who Review] Into the Dalek

[Television Review] Extant (minor spoilers)

Extant on CBS is SyFy’s Helix for women. Minus the vampire vectors and the black goo. It stars Halle Berry as an astronaut, Molly Woods in space on a 13 month mission when suddenly, something happens! Back on Earth she Continue reading [Television Review] Extant (minor spoilers)

[Sherlock Review] The Empty Hearse (no spoilers, honest)

After two years of waiting, the US fans of Sherlock will have to wait another two weeks for Season 3 to start with The Empty Hearse. When we last left our heroes, Watson arrived to witness Sherlock jump off a Continue reading [Sherlock Review] The Empty Hearse (no spoilers, honest)

[Doctor Who] The Day of the Doctor

It has been fifty years since William Hartnell premiered in the Unearthly Child. I can thank WGBH out of Boston for being here. In the eighties my family was glued to the television set at 7pm on weeknights for 30mins Continue reading [Doctor Who] The Day of the Doctor

[Doctor Who Review] The Name of the Doctor

Ever since the second half of this season of Doctor Who started the quality of the writing has taken a giant step backwards. The overall arcing plots that we’ve come to know and enjoy disappeared to replaced with one rather Continue reading [Doctor Who Review] The Name of the Doctor