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Urgh I'm on holiday when it airs! WAITING!!!! WAAH!!! :(
20 hours ago on Deep Breath To Be Shown in Cinemas Globally
Where is this available for pre-order?
1 day, 18 hours ago on Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Collection DVD & Blu-ray
Looks very exciting! Will pause reading Game of Thrones to try these out! The first 2 in particular have very interesting premises and lovely artwork! :D
1 week, 3 days ago on First 12th Doctor Novels Detailed
@LoneRangerNinjutsu @Mr 11 He still thinks of them as 'bloody kids' as I've heard him use the term in several interviews. And that follow up still has something very patronising as he's implying that age is a determining factor of someone's acting ability. For example Jennifer Lawrence's young age hasn't exactly dragged down her performances. It's akin to an adult on congratulating a child on a drawing that's very good for their age.
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Colin Baker: Tennant & Smith Brought Female Fans to Doctor Who
@MJJ @Mr 11 In quite a patronising manner.
@TheCapaldiMasterplan Oh god the Red Wedding ;( ;( ;(
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Doomsday Farewell Declared Greatest Sci-Fi Moment
Personally I don't think it should have one but I'm very proud and reckon it should be in the top 20. In its place I think the 'I am your Father' scene should've taken top spot. The Avengers moment is funny but incredibly overated. It's nice to see the Matrix and Harry Potter here (think Harry Potter should've been lower) and THAT Game of Thrones moment defo deserves it's place 'The Lannisters send their regards *stab* WWWWWWWAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH'
Disappointing but to be expected! Then Doctor Who on the Comic-Con scene has always been disappointing (trailers for comic-con attendees only) so I suppose we can't get our hopes up.
4 weeks, 1 day ago on No Doctor Who Panel At San Diego Comic-Con 2014
Other than Mark Gatiss (I do like his stories but I just don't find many of them outstanding) and Steve Thompson, I'm happy with the writing line up and very happy to see some new faces! It's a privilege to have Ben Wheatley and Rachael Talalay (nice to have a female director) on board and Douglas Mackinnon's work is consistently brilliant. All round Capaldi's first series should be solid!
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Series 8: The Almost Complete Line-Up
'Those kids' have brought brilliant new inventive takes on a long-running character, keeping it fresh and brining a whole new audience (not just lusty fangirls) to Doctor Who and have brought joy and inspired millions of people! I frankly find that ageist attitude disgusting!
1 month ago on Colin Baker: Tennant & Smith Brought Female Fans to Doctor Who
Fantastic! Love these books even of the last batch were a bit disappointing! :D
1 month, 3 weeks ago on First 12th Doctor Novels Detailed
Poor guy! It can be very annoying to just to spectate how the media twists what he says, I can't imagine to actually be on the receiving end! Don't worry Moff, we'll always love you! :D
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Moffat Clarifies “Ugly Doctors” Comments
I'm sorry but this has made me lose a bit of faith in the BBC.
2 months ago on Doctor Who Could Have Ended With Tennant
Congratulations Doctor Who!!!! It absolutely deserved this award, despite the strong competition. It was an incredible episode that perfectly payed homage to 50 incredible years and it's great to see the success rounded off with this! :D
2 months, 1 week ago on 2014 BAFTA Television Awards: Day Triumphs!
Nice to see a female director familiar with sci-fi! :D
2 months, 1 week ago on Rachel Talalay Directing Series 8
@DaireConstantineOReilly I agree it is nice to have those regulars you can rely on but there are people out there who could be really have a talent for Doctor Who stories but we'd never know if they never took on newbies!
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Two New Writers for Series 8
Can't wait for this! Seeing the Doctor truly transform from idealistic madman with a box to damaged war hero will be very interesting and the battles surely will be spectacular. I hope they aim really high on the scope so they take this opportunity to describe battles unfilmable for the screen!
2 months, 3 weeks ago on The War Doctor Returns in “Engines of War”
Wow...this was an incredible article. I did like Rose but her treatment of Mickey annoyed me and her love for the Doctor could cause her do to things I really couldn't see eye to eye with. However this article has put Rose into a better light. She was not a perfect person, but then again that's the beauty of her. She is the most realistic companion we have ever seen and that's why a lot of people relate to her and adore her. Not only that she introduced an entire generation to Doctor Who and we discovered this mad universe with her so I can honestly say I have much more respect for her. (But I'm still not going to forget that 'thanks for what?' 'exactly' comment)
2 months, 3 weeks ago on A Bad Wolf or Just Plain Bad? Addressing Rose Criticisms
Yay new blood! I do love most of our current crop of writers but honestly I'm very happy we're getting some variation! :D
Happy Birthday the pair of you! Jenna has been a great companion, bringing a welcome breath of fresh air, and fantastic chemistry with Matt to Doctor Who and without Russell.....well none of us would be here would we. Thank you so much for recreating an icon bringing hope and joy to adults and children alike and reigning in legions of fans new and old! Thanks you so much and have the best birthdays possible! :D
3 months ago on Happy Birthday, Jenna Coleman & RTD!
Episode 1: ASYLUM OF THE DALEKS CAM BELOW PARTNERS IN CRIME AND ROSE.............ARE YOU KIDDING???!!! Glad to see TEH and TIA do so well but seriously...
Episode 2: Good to see Tooth and Claw, Day of the moon and Fires of Pompeii doing well but wanted DOAS and TSC do better.
Episode 3: Surprised and pleased to see a jolt in popularity for POTO but annoyed TUD is lower. Otherwise nothing to say.
Episode 4: Wish TPOT was higher but all in all happy with this.
Episode 5: Perfect
Episode 6: Wish TBOSJ won
Episode 7: All the good stories at towards the top, I'm liking it.
Episode 8: Lots of good episodes towards the top end but am heartbroken to see Father's Day so low!
3 months ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off Results: Everything Else (Episodes 1-8)
My Dream run would consist of:
1. Asylum of the Daleks
2. Dinosaurs on a Spaceship
3. The Unquiet Dead
4. The Time of Angels
5. The Angels Take Manhattan
6. The Bells of Saint John
7. A Good Man Goes to War
8. Silence in the Library
9. Forest of the Dead
11. The Lodger
12. Bad Wolf
13. Parting of the Ways
RTD Special: The Waters of Mars
Moffat special: The Day of the Doctor
Series 1- 3 episodes Series 2- .....I do like it it's just there were some better ones...... Series 3- 1 episode, Series 4- 2 episodes, Series 5- 2 episodes, Series 6- 1 episode, Series 7- 4 episodes.
3 months, 1 week ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off Results: Dream Run (Episodes 9-13, Specials)
Happy Birthday you legned! He truly brought some unique joyful and weighty qualities to the role cementing himself as one of the greats and gaining legions of fans everywhere. Have a great day! (Also isn't weird how many Doctors were born in April)
3 months, 1 week ago on Happy Birthday, David Tennant!
Sad to see The Wedding of River Song here
3 months, 1 week ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off Results: Nightmare Run (Episodes 9-13, Specials)
1. I agree
2. The End of the World (I truly think TBB is a misunderstood episode and if you look hard you'll find things you like. Also The End of the World is IMO the worst episode of the new series so I'm definitely putting it there.
3. Gridlock- (But TCOTBS is second to last)
4. Aliens of London (But DIM is pretty close to the worst ep 4)
5. Rise of the Cybermen- (Good but not great)
6. I Agree
7. The Long Game (Almost TIL but I think TLG is a bit worse)
8. Human Nature (I picked HN and I love The Hungry Earth, so shoot me)
3 months, 1 week ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off Results: Nightmare Run (Episodes 1-8)
Well defended! :D
3 months, 1 week ago on Asylum of the Daleks: A Popular Opinion?
Bad Wolf does it for me! Really builds up the tension nicely with a corker of a cliffhanger and some nice themes! Also loved the parodies of reality tv!
1. Bad Wolf- 10/10
2. Army of Ghosts- 10/10
3. The Pandorica Opens- 9,5.10
4. The Sound of Drums- 9.5/10
5. Closing Time- 9/10
6. The Stolen Earth- 8/10
7. Nightmare in Silver- 7.5/10
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 12
1. Asylum of the Daleks
5. Flesh and Stone
3 months, 4 weeks ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 1-5 Recap
LEGO Doctor Who Game = My life complete! :D
3 months, 4 weeks ago on How a Doctor Who Game CAN Work
1. Time of Angels- 10/10
2. The Power of Three- 10/10
3. The Girl in the Fireplace- 9/10
4. The Doctor's Wife- 9/10
5. Daleks in Manhattan- 8.5/10
6. The Sontaran Stratagem- 8/10
7. Aliens of London- 8/10
4 months ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 4
The Unquiet Dead takes the top spot for me! It was an eerie episode that captured the Victorian essence with perfection. The themes were great, the guest actors (shout out for Eve Myles) were compelling and the story was very interesting and enjoyable!
1. The Unquiet Dead- 10/10
2. Planet of the Ood- 10/10
3. A Town Called Mercy- 9/10
4. Victory of the Daleks- 9/10
5. School Reunion- 8.5/10
6. The Curse of the Black Spot- 7/10
7. Gridlock- 7/10
4 months ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 3
1. Dinosaurs on a Spaceship- 10/10
2. Fires of Pompeii- 9/10
3. The Shakespeare Code- 9/10
4. The Beast Below- 9/10
5. Day of the Moon- 9/10
6. Tooth and Claw- 9/10
7. The End of the World- 6.5/10
4 months ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 2
I'm picking Asylum of the Daleks. It was a good old-fashioned Doctor vs Daleks episode that felt very refreshing after the complicated Series 6 arc. The Daleks were nudged in the right direction and felt threatening. Nick Hurran's direction was gorgeous and nailed the atmosphere! The leads reminded us why we fell in love with the character's in the first place and Jenna Colman gave an enticing performance. The plot twists were shocking and got us all talking and hooked for the new series.
1. Asylum of the Daleks- 10/10
2. The Eleventh Hour- 9.5/10 (10)
3. The Impossible Astronaut- 9/10
4. Partners in Crime- 8.5/10 (9)
5. Rose - 8/10
6. Smith and Jones- 8/10
7. New Earth 7.5/10 (8)
4 months ago on Series 1-7 Face-Off: Episode 1
So happy The Day of the Doctor won! It was an incredible episode and absolutely deserved it!
4 months ago on Best of Matt Smith: Results (5-1)
I love all these episodes and glad they've earned really high scores even if I'd put AOTD and AGMGTW higher! :D
4 months ago on Best of Matt Smith: Results (12-06)
Happy Birthday Freema! You breathed wonderful life and soul into Martha Jones who became one of the most mature and sensible companions to date! Hope you're having a good 'un. :D
4 months, 1 week ago on Happy Birthday, Freema Agyeman
Glad LKH and ATCM turned up here but DOAS/TCH/TWORS and Hide should've been higher but NIS should've been in the bottom bracket IMO.
4 months, 1 week ago on Best of Matt Smith: Results (26-20)
I agree Closing time should be here but all of these stories should be higher.
4 months, 1 week ago on Best of Matt Smith: Results (33-27)
I hope Closing Time and Nightmare in Silver are in the next bracket.
4 months, 1 week ago on Best of Matt Smith: Results (39-34)
Except VOTD I think all these stories should close to the bottom so I'm happy about that.
@DoctorWhoInfinity @Mr 11 Too long!
4 months, 1 week ago on Series 8 Filming: The Suits
Well she's apparently a brilliant actress and she's playing a villain who's a banker, which seems like a very mature villain. Looks very promising....
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 8: Keeley Hawes cast as Ms Delphox
9/10 for me! While not quite as strong as Series 5, Series 6 was still very good! Matt, Karen and Arthur all stepped up their performances as they were more comfortable in the roles and showed different sides to their characters. Matt echoed Sylvester McCoy as he kept plot details and secrets under wraps from his companions and Karen showed a more vulnerable Amy and blew us all away with her performance in TGWW. I liked the story arc though at times it became too complicated and illogical. The Silence were great villains. The concept is just fantastic and they're undeniably creepy. The directing and cinematography became really cinematic this series as evidenced in the Series opener with it's glorious images of Utah. Murray Gold crafted several new inspiring tracks my personal favourites being The Wedding of River Song and The Majestic Tale of a Madman with a Box. The scripts could've been more consistent like Series 5 whereas Series 6 had some episodes that peaked and others that hit lows for example TCOTBS and CT are very cheesy and don't deliver on their premises however AGMGTW and TIA/DOTM have tight plotting and well-explored themes. On the whole not as strong as Series 5 but still a brilliant series!
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: Series 6 (2011)
They're going back to the Millennium Centre aka just next to the entrance of old Torchwood!
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Series 8 Filming: The Suits
9/10 for me! Steven Moffat perfectly structured the Series with consistent and interesting themes and the arc was perfect. Stronger than we've seen but not too complicated! Matt and Karen are excellent and sink into their roles really well, both of them becoming my favourite Doctor and companion! The scripts were very strong and consistent too! Murray Gold composed some of his best tracks including I am the Doctor and the all of the songs from the Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang were pretty good too!
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: Series 5 (2010)
@FredJM @Mr 11 I can see where you're coming from but it was his last moment and it surprised me and my whole family and I felt a little incomplete as I wasn't expecting it which made me felt a bit robbed.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Time of the Doctor
Rating it a 10
I haven't got much time to do an in depth review so i'll settle for bullet points
Matt Smith's performance (one of the best he's given and is a testament to his fantastic time as the Doctor.
Scenes like Handles' death, when the Doctor couldn't pull the cracker and few others.
The Regeneration Scene up until he regenerated
How the arc revisited the crack and Time Lords.
When Matt sneezed into Peter Capaldi
Oh my god. I cannot put my love for this episode into words! First of all well bloody done Steven Moffat for not screwing up. It could've so easily gone wrong and it didn't. It was an incredible decision to look back at the past but set up plans for the future. I also must praise the decision to bring back Gallifrey. It was never in character for The Doctor to blow up Gallifrey so I think it's great they changed it without destroying seven series of character development. The cast was extremely strong. Matt and Jenna have very strong scenes (particularly for Matt when he's narrating) and it was like David never left. Oh and what a joy it was to see Matt and David together on screen. They have marvellous chemistry and I'd pay to have them get their own spin-off. I'm glad Billie was cast as the moment rather than Rose and she brings a lot of charm to the role. We've also got to talk about John Hurt, who's just fantastic as the War Doctor. You can see the wait of all the death he's had to carry and yet he's still very Doctor-ish and gets some cracking dialogue, 'What are you going to do? Assemble a cabinet at them?'. Even though he was only in this episode he's one of my favourite Doctors. Nick Hurran really deserved to direct this special. Honestly this episode has the best visuals then any other episode ever. Whether it's the TARDIS zooming over London or the Daleks assaulting Arcadia, Nick commands the screen with huge scale and colours expected off a blockbuster movie (also loved the shot going into the TARDIS and the 3-D painting). The story couldn't have gone in a better direction. It shows the Daleks at full power in a spine-chilling explosive scene (well done visual effects team this was SFX of the highest quality) the bringing back of Gallifrey in one of the show's all time best scenes (c'mon all thirteen Doctors it's got to be also that Capaldi cameo......always gives Goosebumps) contains several throwbacks, features UNIT and the Zygons, features old Doctors with sensible placing and utility (Tom Baker cameo when I heard that booming voice declare, 'Y'know I really think you might......I just cheered for joy), has Murray showcase the best tracks he's composed and features the perfect storyline for the occasion celebrating the past and paving way for the future, featuring arguably Moffat's strongest script yet. In fact every single moment is just sheer joy for everyone so I of course have to give this masterpiece a 10/10
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Day of the Doctor
The Name of the Doctor has got to be one of the most epic episodes in the show's history. There are so many incredible scenes for example the last 10/15 minutes are just amazing scene after amazing scene. The standout scenes were the pre-title sequence, Clara entering the Doctor's time stream, River's goodbye scene and that cliff-hanger, surely one of the best in Doctor Who history. John Hurt as the Doctor! It still never fails to give me Goosebumps. Saul Metzstein once again shows his prowess by amongst other things convincingly splices modern day footage and old episodes with perfection. The pre title sequence couldn't have been better. Clara and the First Doctor talking.......it's astounding and finally grants us to see how the Doctor started his journey. Steven Moffat creates a imaginative complex plot that's chock-a-block with twists and epic moments. River's goodbye is touching and Alex and Matt play it brilliantly. I'm glad Steven chose for the Doctor that he truly loved River as closure for her arc as we wondered for some time whether he just married her so he'd shoot him. Murray Gold offers some of his best tracks here. To Save the Doctor is a sweeping majestic song which remixes the tone of This is Gallifrey with ease. The use of The Wedding of River Song is also a stroke of genius. Taking all these incredible moments (another one is when the Doctor discovers he's going to Trenzalore....Matt's incredible) incredible performances and a fantastic plot I'm giving this episode 10/10
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Best of Matt Smith: The Name of the Doctor