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@mrclever @AztecsDaleksAndCavemen Your name suits your statement incredibly well.

3 hours, 38 minutes ago on Rate & Discuss Into the Dalek

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@Antee991166 I've never agreed with anyone more. I'm loving the darker tone but this episode feels like a breath of fresh air. And it looks fantastic!

4 hours, 39 minutes ago on Next Time: Robot of Sherwood

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@Zach Hessemer The theme certainly sounded classic. Though I hope they don't ditch the new theme. I love their dramatic orchestra entrances.

4 hours, 30 minutes ago on Rate & Discuss Into the Dalek

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@RobertMadsen I never thought of that. That is very. very clever! Thank you!

1 day, 13 hours ago on Examining Series 8′s New Title Sequence

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@Gustaff Having a bad opening is like having a terrible book cover, or a disgusting food colour. It isn't everything and you cannot judge the content by it, (though people do, because that's just how our senses work.) but it is still one of the first things, the first staples someone sees of the show. 

1 day, 14 hours ago on Examining Series 8′s New Title Sequence

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@ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey @LGwalchmai95 I agree entirely. I like the new theme, as stated in the article, but that one would have made me happier. The additions to the 2005 version making it new and nostalgic at the same time were wonderful. And after-all, that is my favourite theme variant.

1 day, 14 hours ago on Examining Series 8′s New Title Sequence

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@SonicTheHedgehogRules I've rather come to love the 1986, Trial of a Timelord theme. It has a beautiful middle eight.

1 day, 14 hours ago on Examining Series 8′s New Title Sequence

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@The Finn It's not the concept that I find disgusting in S7B, it's the execution. It has some of the worst CGI in the history of New Who. That TARDIS model is just so yucky, and it is too random, throwing things in your face. The theme tune I found very weak, but most horrifically, those TARDIS doors open to reveal the episiode, and they open the wrong way, and not just that they open the wrong way, they open the awkward way! It just looks terrible. The whole thing.

1 day, 14 hours ago on Examining Series 8′s New Title Sequence

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@Ottoman14 I agree entirely. I want these titles to remain the same for a minimum of three series. (As long as Capaldi is staying that long.) We need stability for the Doctor. They can of course fiddle with the music though.

1 day, 14 hours ago on Examining Series 8′s New Title Sequence

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By the way, the reception to Capaldi's Doctor is probably the first time we've seen a near unanimous love for a Doctor at debut. It's truly wonderful.

2 days, 6 hours ago on Face-Off: The Eleventh Hour vs Deep Breath

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@whtsaint Capaldi's range of speech patterns, facial expressions and voice tones showcased in Deep Breath were wonderful. I think he definitely will be my second favourite at minimum. (Could he beat Ten? I hope so!)

2 days, 6 hours ago on Face-Off: The Eleventh Hour vs Deep Breath

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@SirTrey I agree with this, though I am biased. I wasn't very keen on Matt as a Doctor, especially during his first season, whereas I adore Capaldi, even before he was official cast. (During the rumour stage.)

2 days, 6 hours ago on Face-Off: The Eleventh Hour vs Deep Breath

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You know, after a few rewatches, I think Capaldi's  "I am the Doctor" moment is when he grabs Clara's hand. The music. The confidence. The scene is really wonderful. I guess we just didn't notice it because one, he didn't need it, two it's a very long scene. Absolutely love the music and Capaldi at this moment (I hope this is the new action theme.), he is totally capable of delivering lengthy victory speech-esque moments. I mean, the way he clings to the seat elevator despite the droid's warning giving a very doctory wave to his gang at the bottom. Beautiful. And it doesn't stop there, he goes on to be the Doctor for a whole second scene after!

2 days, 6 hours ago on Face-Off: The Eleventh Hour vs Deep Breath

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I think Deep Breath's problem is that there wasn't very much at stake. The droids just wanted to fly away to find heaven, they didn't want to destroy worlds, just kill a few people to repair themselves from time to time. Compared to the Eleventh Hour where the Doctor had very little time to save the world.

2 days, 9 hours ago on Face-Off: The Eleventh Hour vs Deep Breath

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That picture is glorious. Though I prefer Twelve, Eleventh Hour wins because it was a flawless story. The best post-regeneration one to date.

2 days, 10 hours ago on Face-Off: The Eleventh Hour vs Deep Breath

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Deep Breath - AKA - Clara Gets Interesting. :)

3 days, 5 hours ago on Deep Breath: The Very Best of Clara Oswald

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One of my favourite parts of Deep Breath was the music. That beautiful, dramatic slow drum melody as the camera zooms out of the collapsed Doctor, the absolutely mad, nutty, totally fun track when the Doctor wakes up. (Door, boring. Not me!) And the super epic, "The Doctor is In" piece that plays when he grabs Clara's hand and intensifies when the paternoster gang come in. Not to mention Eleven's final goodbye piece which after having no new tracks for Time of the Doctor regeneration, was beautiful to hear. 

I am very excited for series 8's soundtrack, it looks to be the best yet. Question is...which one is the Doctors theme? None? All? I'm betting on the one where he grabs Clara's hand. 

3 days, 12 hours ago on 2nd Opinion: Deep Breath

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Well glad to see I wasn't missing much. Didn't laugh once. 

3 days, 12 hours ago on Watch the Deep Breath Cinema “Prequel”

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"Why does Clara not understand the concept of regeneration? Yes, this is the first time she’s been present for one, but she’s recently met three different versions of the Doctor. Surely, in the post-adventure debrief, the subject arose?" - Okay, so you had a friend you really liked, perhaps even loved and they were the best thing to happen in your life. You later learn they can change their face, voice AND personality, potentially everything that you loved about them, and they have done so a dozen times and you have seen a few glimpses of those other faces. You might think you are prepared for when it happens again, but they change and it is like that person doesn't exist anymore. Clara might understand regeneration, but Matt, in her eyes, was still "her Doctor" and when he left her, it felt like the Doctor was gone because he was the only one she really knew. It was very in character and makes sense. She didn't have any problem understanding HOW it happened, she just hated that it did happen and didn't like the result.



4 days, 13 hours ago on Deep Breath Review

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I think it is quite obviously the Doctor who pushed him. The Doctor says it's against his basic programming to murder, but he has shown a few times that is a lie, just look at Dinosaurs on a Spaceship. That was cold blooded murder. 

Whereas the droids are clockwork robots, akin to computers. They might be using organic components but they still have a computerized mind and thus I believe them when told it is against THEIR basic programming to self destruct.

5 days, 9 hours ago on Whodunnit? The Fate of the Half-Face Man

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@ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey I prefer the rooftop dinosaur speech. That made me grin. :)

6 days, 15 hours ago on Moffat on THAT Deep Breath Cameo

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@shots1 Was unsure on the theme at first, a few re-watches after and now I really quite like it. I mean, at least it doesn't have the countermelody! That's like five points higher than the themes that did.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@MeglosProductions The thing is, they sort of didn't. But they did the comedy better. Between Strax, Vastra and the Doctor the episode was hilarious. Very funny. But not silly. :) I mean, just look and listen to the Doctor at the start where he says "take five" and faints. That hand gesture had me laughing and the way he said it.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@Exxilon5 @Antee991166 I think series 5/6/7 he was making a lot up, but this feels solid. So I'm confident he's thinking big this time.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@LewisR_94 There are two themes I am wondering about. The one where he falls down just before the credits which is very moving, and the absolutely nutty but fun action theme that seemed to pop up three times.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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"Times like this I could do with Amy" - Damn the Doctor knows where to pull the punches. 

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@Beasts_a_Snarling Not so heavy handed and a little more subtle? To me this feels very similar to the Doctor's death and Clara's multiple deaths. Very interesting so far.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@Antee991166 @darklugia565 Yes, River, Tasha and now Missy share very similar characters that I'm starting to wonder if he has a plan...

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@Yelloweternal Yep, I gave it a nine. It wasn't flawless, but it did a darn good job! Feels very partners in crime/ Smith and Jones-ish. A great start to the series.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@supermoff Clara made me love her in this episode. The argument scene between her and Vastra was without a doubt her best scene. Truly amazing acting there.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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The narrator is terribly annoying. Can we get Anthony Head or someone that's nicer to listen to? Other than that, loved it. It's like Confidential all over again, and ten minutes is quite long, long enough to give you a nice insight into the production of the story. Doctor Who really couldn't be any better right now.

1 week ago on Doctor Who Extra: Deep Breath

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@Ivegotkidneys is in a Dalek Yep, one of the first legitimately funny, laugh out loud Strax moment. Beautiful.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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There only thing that has made me sad is the lack of the middle eight. I had really hoped we'd see it return for the credits. Why does Moffat hate it so? :(

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@sunnypete @Regenfrustration That is a very good theory.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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You made the right choice Moffat. This WAS the best title on Youtube and you gave us a very similar version for the actual series. Thank you for reaching out to the fan's creativity. :)

1 week ago on The Series 8 Title Sequence

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@Regenfrustration Not sure. This time, I really have no idea who she is. Rani crossed my mind, but she really could be anyone or anything.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@thestormthatwaits Very. It took me a while to realise what was going on but when I did all I could think about was how many humans that was made from.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@VictorWong1 Possibly one from the future?

6 days, 9 hours ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@Gustaff @supermoff I don't think a line like that was ever a throwaway line. It had too much of a question around it.

6 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Deep Breath

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@supermoff That ending was amazing. It sets the arc up without spoiling the coming episodes and leaves a lot of questions. It's big, and ballsy and makes series eight feel very new and refreshing but does not overshadow the episodes. And Missy, oh that character is just a joy to watch. Moffat was right, she is just a tiny bit satanic!

6 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Deep Breath

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@supermoff  @ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey I wouldn't mind Clara leaving at the end of this series, she'll have stayed for almost two series, but I sure hope Capaldi doesn't!

6 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Deep Breath

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@Gustaff @Huknar Yes, and I find it odd she found the threat of torture a weaker threat than the one of death. 

6 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Deep Breath

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@supermoff  @Huknar I've seen it more than a dozen times now. It gets better every time. The moment I saw Billy Hanshaw's original sequence I knew I wanted them to be the titles, and it's incredible they actually are! For the most part. The cogs are beautiful, the clock is mesmerizing especially as it unwinds like a graceful ribbon, and the vortex after with the energy wisps and planets is just incredible. What a wonderful title sequence! I just love how the TARDIS shoots out that clock like a cannon ball and the camera slows to watch it turn, it like the same moment in series 1-4. A great throwback.

The theme is very good too. It is much more potent than series 7's, being unique, but still very strong. I can finally watch a series of Doctor Who since series 4 without thinking about how terrible the title and theme is.

6 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Deep Breath

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@Banannam This is also my opinion on the scene. Because if the others were still not breathing they shouldn't really learn anything from Strax. The battle droids didn't look very intelligent.

6 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Deep Breath

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@Gustaff Yes I found the flashblack disappointing for that reason. Very contrived.

6 days, 12 hours ago on 12 Great Moments From Deep Breath

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@ahunter8056 I was surprised not to see an "I am the Doctor" moment too. There seemed to almost be one about three times but it never quite got enough traction.

1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Deep Breath

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@Doctor What @Ottoman14 I don't quite agree. Not after what this episode was. An introduction to a new Doctor, a 75 minute special and advertised impeccably well. All that effort and premise for the lowest new Doctor episode. Makes me very sad. It makes me worry what the rest of series 8 will be now.

6 days, 15 hours ago on Deep Breath UK Ratings

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It was so well advertised too, how could they be this low? :(

6 days, 16 hours ago on Deep Breath UK Ratings

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Hmph. That figure better rise significantly.

6 days, 16 hours ago on Deep Breath UK Ratings

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