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Wahey! Great news! She was great in the finale :D
But next year? A little early, isn't it? I'm all for it but I know some people don't enjoy seeing the same enemies every year (e.g. Daleks, Cybermen, etc.) :P
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Michelle Gomez Reveals Series 9 Return, Rani Trickery
@ExterminateClara Yeah, I tend to do blab on. If there's no paragraphs, I feel like the whole comment's messy and squashed up. At least it's easier to read for everyone XD What points didn't you agree on, may I ask? :)
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Rate & Discuss Death in Heaven
I just want to get any negatives out of the way first so we can focus on positives...honestly, there's not too many bad things to say about it.
First off, I've heard a couple of people say it was slightly underwhelming. I personally didn't feel like that, but I do understand WHY they thought it was. As powerful as Danny's speech was, the Cybermen simply blowing up and destroying the cloud felt a little...well, easy. Sure, it's straightforward enough. And that's rare for a Moffat story. But even so, I thought there'd be a bit more to it than that.
Another thing is a few of the resolutions. Granted, they were resolved to MY satisfaction. But, and I know this is going to sound ridiculous, I feel the episode could have been longer. Yes, it was a two-parter. And yes, the second part was close to an hour long. But I still feel a Journey's End length episode would have helped wrap up the storylines with a neat, cool bow(tie). But like I said, I was happy with them so I'm not even that bothered.
Another reason I'm not bothered is...HOLY HELL, DID THIS EPISODE MESS WITH MY FEELINGS! I thought the finale was fantastic. Emotional, action-packed, shocking, intense, and really rather BANANAS!
First off, the amazing cast. I've said for every episode how good Peter is...and I'm not going to stop now. He IS the Doctor. Pure and simple. Funny, powerful, sad, air-punchingly awesome. When he found out Missy had lied to him about Gallifrey, I was hoping he would start lashing out. After seeing the way he's been this series, I actually wanted him to get angry.
Second later, he attacks the TARDIS console! Sometimes, the rage of a Time Lord is almost as scary as the monster he rages about. Never have I felt more sorry for him. Then, when he and Clara lie to each other about Gallifrey and Danny respectively, you see the tears in both their eyes and it broke my heart.
And poor Clara, too. Despite the fact she was numbed by complete grief, anger, and sadness throughout nearly the whole episode, Jenna did yet another fantastic job.
But how brilliant was Michelle Gomez?! She nailed the role. She was evil. She was sneaky. She was bonkers. And she was Masterful...pun intended. The way she killed Osgood so cruelly was just so...Master-y. (WHY DIDN'T THE GUARDS DO ANYTHING, DAMN IT?! IF YOUR PRISONER'S PUTTING ON LIPSTICK, IT'S PROBABLY BEST TO RESTRAIN HER!)
If the Master's really dead, I'll eat my socks. The Moffinator (that little Dalek!) even said killing her off is never going to be straightforward so I'm hoping to see Michelle coming back one day.
Personally, I feel the Cybermen have become scary again. That scene where they're rising from their graves is now one of my personal favourite Cyber scenes. Why has nobody ever come up with the idea of CYBER-ZOMBIES?!.
Speaking of which...Danny. Poor Danny.
Meeting the Doctor tends to end badly for companions. Death is the constant companion of him. And those who become associated with the Doctor will discover that constant companion eventually find it's way to them, too.
In my eyes, Danny is the strongest example of that.
Not only does he die once, he gets (rather disturbingly for Doctor Who) converted into a Cybermen and dies AGAIN.
When he took the face section off and revealed himself, my jaw dropped (not the first time it's done that this series!). I didn't think they'd go that far in terms of detail. All the little cybernetic parts in his skin, the darkness under the eyes, the pale colour of his skin.
That, my friends, is how the Cybermen should be shown to make them scary. Not incredibly powerful robots with super speed and detachable limbs.
Speaking of ANOTHER Cyber-Zombie...the Brigadier. Oh, boy. If a tear didn't form in your eye as the Doctor saluted him, there's something wrong with you. As slightly disturbing as it is, I thought it was beautiful how the Brig, even in death, was still there to back the Doctor up. I'd like to think Nicolas Courtney would have loved what they did there.
And then Father Christmas shows up at the end...
Bloody brilliant! It was some much needed light in this very dark episode. The fact he's says we need to sort out this whole unhappiness with the Doctor and Clara tells me Jenna will more than likely be coming back, something I'm more than happy with. But judging from the looks of that Christmas special trailer, it seems we'll have to go through more horror and darkness first off...oh, joy!
Anyways, this review's gone on for a rather long time so I'll end it here. In my eyes, it's Moffat's best finale yet. With lots of emotion, lots of shocks, and lots of memorable moments, it's rounded off potentially the best series of nu-Who fantastically...if a little depressingly XD
10/10 for me. Some may agree with me, some may not. But we all have opinions at the end of the day which is totally fair enough :)
Yay! I'm actually really pleased it has a 12 rating! I know it's only a small thing but seeing a PG rating on the boxset for one of the darkest series of Doctor Who yet just wouldn't look good in my eyes XD
But I'm honestly really confused as to why OTHER episodes didn't receive a 12 rating. Mummy on the Orient Express? Flatline? Listen? Hell, I even read a couple of comments saying Deep Breath was too scary! And that's not even bearing classic Doctor Who episodes in mind! A U rating for an episode where Cybermen crush someone's hands to the point where they bleed? Yeah. Makes perfect sense...
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Complete Eighth Series DVD Delayed
Pretty certain Fear Her was a PG. Well, according to Volume 5 of Series 2 which has that episode, plus Army of Ghosts and Doomsday. If Fear Her had received a 12 rating, my head would have exploded in sheer confusion XD
Fantastic review! And good job keeping it spoiler-free, yet still so intriguing ;D
One question if you wouldn't mind answering; after seeing her in this episode, how would you rate Michelle Gomez as the Master in this episode compared to his...her...past incarnations? 'Very, very scary' and 'so cruel' makes me think we're in the 8/9 out of 10 territory, perhaps? Maybe even higher than that?
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Death in Heaven Advance Review
@Push_to_88mph I love The Walking Dead. I'm actually having a really hard time choosing between that and Doctor Who :P
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Doctor Who Battling Game of Thrones
@InfernalRain @DrKnockers05 The good kind...fortunately.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Death in Heaven Radio Trailer
In just 40 seconds of dialogue and music, I can tell this episode is going to be the best one yet.
The Cyberman talking gave me goosebumps. I'm hoping they talk a lot more than they have in their last couple of episodes. Their voices always creep me out.
And the last lines between Missy and the Doctor...the epicness level is so high, it's just killed me...oh, wait. Why am I in this office? And why is Chris Addison offering me coffee? ;)
@seearesea7 Do yourself a favour, buddy; give yourself a high five, seeing as I can't do it myself. Your comment wins the internet! XD
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Rate & Discuss Dark Water
@Minister Grok Doctor Skarosa (nice little Skaro link there, by the way ;D) was actually the Cyberman in the tomb where Clara talks to Danny. I noticed his name at the bottom of the chair on my 3rd viewing...yes, I liked the episode that much XD
@Clara Bosswald loves Squaddie @SalvatoreAnzalone It was definitely Xylo Jones. As amazing (and rather horrifying) as it would be to have seen Ianto's name, it wasn't him :P
Perfect. Absolutely bloody perfect.
Peter, Jenna, and Samuel were on their A-game. Their performances were sterling.
The pre-credits sequence was definitely one of the best of the series. Starts off nice and happy, ended in horror.
Then, Clara in her dream state doing what she did. The emotions were almost solid. In that hellish volcano, Clara and the Doctor have one of their most deepest and most emotional conversations yet.
And then the Doctor goes and does something amazing; even though she thought about betraying him, he's still willing to help her. A beautiful moment, thanks to Peter and Jenna. And let's not forget everything that happens to Danny, portrayed excellently by Samuel.
And then...it gets serious...as if it wasn't serious enough!
He's back!...or rather, SHE'S back! A lot of people guessed Missy was the Master (or should that be the Mistress?).
That still didn't stop my jaw from dropping. Michelle was fantastic. In the time she was on-screen, she played the part magnificently.
And not only that, she's working with the Cybermen.
Holy Capaldi Eyebrows. As much as I would have enjoyed a Cyberman-only finale, a Cyberman AND Master finale is freaking amazing. Now if you don't think the Cybermen are scary now after seeing them slowly turn from their...'un-Cyberman form'...to their true form, I don't know what else they could do to make them scarier in terms of Doctor Who standards.
And ALL of this was in part 1.
Moffat, you've done it again! 12/10!
Give me ANY Cybermen story and I'll love it. In my eyes, every episode always has a memorable scene for me. Whether it be the classic Cyber match in front of St Paul's Cathedral in 'The Invasion (a scene that we'll be seeing in a more modern way tonight!), the Cyber-Leader's speech to the human race in the series 2 finale, the 'Cyber Clench' (as I call it) in 'The Pandorica Opens', or the new Cybermen waking from their tombs in 'Nightmare in Silver'.
Regardless, I'll enjoy and all Cybermen stories :)
3 weeks, 5 days ago on The Portrayal of the Cybermen in New Who
Why do I get the feeling we may back flashing back to Listen? After seeing the 'Do as you are told!' and 'Listen...and remember' teasers, that feeling's just become stronger.
...unless they're red herrings? ;)
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Dark Water – Hints & Teasers (Set #2)
This is one tricky poll. All the episodes are great in their own way...well, mostly.
Don't get me wrong. I like them all. And I do mean ALL of them. I just prefer some more than others.
For me, it's between 'Amy's Choice', 'The Doctor's Wife', or 'Mummy on the Orient Express'; my favourite episode of their respective series (actually, 'Mummy's tied with 'Listen' as my favourite of series 8).
4 weeks ago on Face-Off: New Writer Debuts
@Malohkeh I will confess that Gaiman made them feel too much like robots when they totally aren't robots. The disconnected head and hand, the constant upgrading, the slightly-too-robotic voice. As cool as they are to see (I still get chills seeing them exiting their tombs), it just isn't them.
I like the look of them. Just make their voice a little more like the Cybus ones (or even like the classic era Cybermen, perhaps with a modern update), less of the robotic stuff, and make us realise why they're so scary in the first place; THEY'RE US! Then, they'll be the perfect Cybermen.
But honestly, whether they be slightly too robotic or slightly too easy to defeat, I'll always love the Cybermen :)
1 month ago on Why I Love… Nightmare in Silver
@Malohkeh I thought the Cybus Cybermen were terrifying. Sure, some people didn't like the whole 'Delete!' mumbo-jumbo and their stomping and I get why they disliked it. But I always found the stomping to be quite intimidating. Each to their own, I suppose :)
I thought Neil Gaiman gave the new Cybermen a good start but they need to be pushed in the right direction...which from the looks of things, the Moff has indeed done.
I also agree that the Cybermen in 'The Pandorica Opens' were amazing. That scene where the Cyber-Leader scrunches his hand into a ball and orders the closing of the Pandorica is tied with my favourite Cyberman scene of the revived series, along with the Cyber-Leader announcing what they are to Jackie in 'Army of Ghosts'. The scenes just feel...right...if you know what I mean...XD
I haven't seen anyone mention the thing about this episode that's been known for weeks now; the title!
OK, so 'Death in Heaven' is straightforward enough...well, for now it is. We all know how clever Mr Moffat is ;D
But when it comes to 'Dark Water', it's a little more vague. Let's think about how it could relate to the episode;
Oil's a black liquid which could be seen as 'dark water'. Maybe a malfunctioning Cyberman?
Maybe the Doctor falls into an ocean after (apparently, according to the trailer) falling from a plane?
Perhaps it's a metaphor for something? A virus, perhaps? Maybe for Missy, or even the Doctor himself?
Or maybe it's referring to that rarest of liquids seen in Doctor Who...blood.
Now seeing as Cybermen are technically people (with either their brains cut out and put into a suit of armour, or actual people with armour grafted to their body), you'd think there'd be a element of violence in BOTH cases. I'm not expecting to see 'Cyberwoman' levels of blood in Doctor Who (then again, if you cast your minds back to 'Attack of the Cybermen' in the Colin Baker years, I think Lytton would disagree with that!), but in my mind, to truly make the Cybermen scary, there should be a disturbing sense of horror based around the fact that they are us. Hell, maybe a mild gross-out scene here or there could help with that, like the flesh surrounding the emotional inhibitor in 'Age of Steel'. Or even the visible brain in the Cyber-Controller/Cyber-Leader.
Robots are creepy enough. Cybermen are the stuff of nightmares! XD
1 month ago on Next Time: Dark Water
@Disco~Doc Both 'the wobbly walls' and 'two wires' scenes were in 'Into the Dalek' XD
@Beasts_a_Snarling is a Tigger... Or Rather Tiger.. Originally, I preferred the Cybus model of Cybermen. I still thought the redesign was good. I just really liked the previous model.
But I must admit the new models are growing on me...not literally, of course. That would be plain disturbing XD
@TheTimeOfTheCommenter The music is more than epic in these 30 seconds, especially once we see the Cybermen marching.
I think I've said this a good 507 times now but Murray Gold is freaking amazing.
So...scary Cybermen that can fly...a possible evil Clara (saying that, I still think there's more to it than that. They surely wouldn't give away something that big in the NEXT TIME TRAILER...would they?)...the return of Missy...the Doctor being banned from his TARDIS...and seemingly falling out of a plane...and it seems we may be returning to that dark place in the Doctor's timestream...
Yeah, this finale is going to be bloody amazing.
A lovely little episode. Not a particularly BIG episode but it worked well as a small filler episode. I felt like it lacked something, though. Only slightly, mind. But it still needed a little bit more to it.
However, the settings were beautiful, the graphics were beautiful, and that scene with the Doctor and Clara was truly beautiful.
Now for next week...WOAH.
1 month ago on Rate & Discuss In the Forest of the Night
Reading this comment just gave me a mental image of Cybermen melting internally...because of a temperature increase...which you can't deny is quite a gruesome portrayal of death...maybe I'm on to something...
Or maybe I'm just slightly crazy XD
1 month ago on Death in Heaven Official Synopsis
@rowan5215 Good on you! That's the way to do it! :D
1 month, 1 week ago on Your Verdict on Mummy & Episode Ranking
Thanks! I don't believe in being super negative when it comes to legendary shows like Doctor Who. In my mind, it just ruins the whole experience for you. Now this doesn't mean some episodes are without fault. It's just I choose not to take much notice of these faults.
Focus on the pros. Ignore the cons. That's the rule I live by when reviewing something :)
Well said! Personally, I feel the only reason it suffered (slightly!) is because 45 minutes just isn't long enough. It still did a great job in the time it was given. I just think an extra 15 minutes would have been perfect for it :)
Mummy on the Orient Express was a whopper of an episode.
In fact, every episode's been pretty amazing. I'm hard pressed to rate any of the episodes anything under a 7.
Here's how it goes for me;
1. Listen - 10/10 (Favourite episode of Series 8. Can't even fault this episode. Perfect)
2. Mummy on the Orient Express - 10/10 (Tied with number 1 as my favourite S.8 episode. Just as fun, scary, and riveting as 'Listen')
3. Deep Breath - 9/10 (Exciting, funny, and rather creepy at times. An absolute belter and a great introductory episode for Peter, even with Matt Smith returning for a quick (and totally acceptable) cameo)
4. Flatline - 9/10 (Fantastic visuals, unique story, and a hell of a speech from the Doctor)
5. Kill the Moon - 9/10 (A story which raised the bar for Jenna's acting. Scary for the first half, emotional for the second)
6. Robot of Sherwood - 8.5/10 (One of Gatiss' best. Hilarious, fun, light-hearted, and had a superb cast...even if the solution to defeating the robots was a bit daft)
7. Into the Dalek - 8/10 (An interesting Dalek story where the Daleks actually kill people! Hooray!)
8. The Caretaker - 8/10 (Nice bit of character interaction, and personally loved the Skovox Blitzer. Plus it had a hell of an ending)
9. Time Heist - 7.5/10 (My least favourite, but that doesn't mean I didn't like it. Really liked the Teller, the setting, and the sci-fi/heist genre combo)
So overall, this series is shaping up to be one of the best. And with the rather interesting looking 'Into the Forest of the Night' and the pretty amazing sounding 2 part finale coming up, I may be right in saying it's one of the best ;D
Great episode. The Boneless were, quite honestly, one of the most terrifying-looking monsters in Doctor Who history. Up there with the likes of the Vashta Nerada, Weeping Angels, the Flood, etc.
Just a damn shame they were only on-screen for about 4 minutes in total. But wow, were they a creepy 4 minutes. Plus you can do a lot in 4 minutes!...did someone say knitting?
Back to the point. Yes, 'Flatline' was an impressive episode. Peter and Jenna nailed it AGAIN for the billionth time. Enjoyed Clara as Doctor Oswald, and particularly enjoyed the Doctor himself getting rid of the Boneless with an epic speech, an epic score, and an epic click of his sonic screwdriver.
The supporting cast, while very small and very fleeting, were pretty good, too.
And of course, the return of Missy who appears to be on a Cyber-ship at the end there...with an iPad...praising her choosing of Clara...and chuckling...uh oh...
1 month, 1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline
Death as depicted in the finale is “shocking, uncompromising, gruesome and surprisingly grown up”.
“I really wanted to do a Cyberman story, and I was quite surprised that one way or another I’d never used them in any of my own scripts, except as supporting characters".
Moffat felt he had started to turn the Cybermen into a bit of a joke at times, so “I wanted to do a proper scary one”.
These quotes are exactly what I wanted to hear regarding the Cybermen and their status in the finale. Gruesome deaths, a shock factor, scary Cybermen that aren't a secondary monster.
Moffat, you're on to a winner here...in my eyes, anyways ;)
1 month, 1 week ago on Details on Episodes 9-12 of Series 8
I can relate to you, my friend. Every song Murray Gold's done for Doctor Who always creates an emotional response from me. Whether it be a grin of confidence when an epic tune plays (e.g. when the Doctor saves Maisie from the Foretold in MotOE), holding my breath in anticipation (when Larry's trying not to blink in front of the Weeping Angel in 'Blink'), and yes, even crying (the aforementioned themes, Vale Decem, Infinite Potential, etc.)...did I mention I'm a 19 year old guy? XD
It's amazing the effect music in TV shows (and films, for that matter) has on audiences watching. Personally, if we didn't have Murray for Doctor Who, it wouldn't be as good. The man is a musical genius.
1 month, 1 week ago on Who Tunes: Ranking the Lyrical Songs of Doctor Who
I agree 100% with that number 1. Absolutely love 'The Long Song'. Same applies to it's instrumental counterpart; 'Infinite Potential'.
Murray Gold is a genius, in my opinion. He always knows how to get a song stuck in my head, even when a particular song was first heard YEARS ago. Absolute legend of a man.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Who Tunes: Ranking the Lyrical Songs of Doctor Who
A Cybermen-only finale?! Fantastic, in my opinion. I could be wrong in thinking they're the only monster (been desperately trying to avoid spoilers for the last few episodes) but I really hope it IS just them. Bring it on! :D
1 month, 2 weeks ago on DWM #479: Heaven or Hell?
Best episode yet, in my opinion. The monster, the acting, the set, the story. Just fantastic.
Perfect 10/10 :)
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Mummy on the Orient Express
I'm with Clara but not completely. I think it was right for the Doctor to let the humans decide, seeing as it's THEIR planet and THEIR planet's moon as he says in the episode.
However, when he actually left them, I can see why Clara was upset. A certain bowtie-wearing incarnation of the Doctor would have more than likely stayed to lend some support (a possible reason for why the episode was saved for Peter rather than Matt) which is probably what Clara expected him to do. And to me, unless he was up to something important while they were deciding (someone in the comments came up with a good point about 'the woman in the shop' who really wants to keep the Doctor and Clara together. Maybe he was investigating that at the time?), I found that moment to be quite a shock when he did leave.
For the record, I loved this episode. Creepy and intense in the first half, surprising and emotional for the second half. Peter and Jenna were, as ever, incredible. The guest cast was great, Hermione Norris in particular. Even Ellis George did a pretty good job as Courtney. Almost as good as Listen, in my opinion :)
Slightly irrelevant but did anyone notice how fast the Doctor was returning after Clara stopped the bombs from going off? Hardly a second had passed before he burst out of the TARDIS and hurried them all inside...
And 3 uses of 'bloody' in 1 episode! I'm surprised we didn't get any parents complaining to the BBC about that, especially after that whole Vastra/Jenny kiss rubbish XD
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Kill the Moon: Clara or the Doctor?
Wow...that Mummy is bloody terrifying, fair do's! The make-up department have really pulled it out of the bag for this one. See, this is a part of Doctor Who I really love; creatures that have the capacity to freak out 9 year olds AND 19 year olds (like myself) alike XD
Really looking forward to this episode now. After the fantastic 'Kill the Moon' (just as good as 'Listen', in my opinion), it seems we'll be continuing the fantastic streak with this episode.
Also, am I the only one who's really liking the music in this trailer? Another gold star for Murray Gold...that makes what? 5 billion and 23 gold stars so far? ;P
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Next Time: Mummy on the Orient Express
Left = POTUS
Am I the only one who's thinking this teaser may be referencing something from 'Turn Left'? It's a bit of a shot in the dark, I know XD
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Kill the Moon – 12 Hints & Teasers
Listen's definitely at the top of my list with a big ol' 10.
Then, Deep Breath's 2nd with a 9.
3rd is The Caretaker AND Robot of Sherwood which both have 8s.
4th would probably be both Into the Dalek and Time Heist with about a 7.5-8...call it 7.75 ;D
So overall...fantastic first half to this new series. If these next 6 episodes are as good as they sound, this could easily be the best series yet :D
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Your Verdict on Time Heist & Episode Ranking
@The Finn Pretty certain he says 'Problem! Solution; destroy...'
...he seems nice XD
2 months, 1 week ago on Next Time: The Caretaker
Woah...the Skovox Blitzer really creeps me out. Didn't think it'd be that creepy but just from the 2 seconds I've seen of it in this trailer, that's one scary robot! XD
This episode looks like a good bit of fun. Can't wait...but then again, I say that for every episode ;D
Nice, light-hearted episode. After last week's slightly darker and more serious episode, I'm glad we got a fun romp of an episode this time. Looks like we're continuing with the fun episodes with 'The Caretaker' next week...then it seems we're getting into darker territory after that...
I'll give it a 7 on here but ideally, I'd probably give it a 7.5. So overall;
Listen - 10
Deep Breath - 9
Robot of Sherwood - 8
Into the Dalek - 8
Time Heist - 7.5
This is shaping up to be one hell of a series! :D
2 months, 1 week ago on Rate & Discuss Time Heist
I loved this episode, despite it's light-heartedness in an apparent dark series. Sometimes, we need a bit of light in the darkness. The dialogue was hilarious, especially between the Doctor and Robin.
"Oh, God. I think he's soiled himself!" - A line that had my whole household laughing their backsides off XD
Looking forward to 'Listen' next week, though. People are saying it could be the new 'Blink'.
This makes me one very excited fan...
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Robot of Sherwood
@MatthewSpratt See, that's what I was thinking. I wouldn't say it was obvious that the Half-Faced Man jumped but seeing as Gretchen sacrificed herself to save the others and went to 'Heaven', it seems fitting that Half-Face did indeed jump and, to a reasonable extent, sacrificed himself, too.
Who knows? Maybe the link is simply people/creatures that die who have met the Doctor. It may have nothing to do with sacrifices :P
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Into the Dalek
Great Dalek story. Some fantastic Dalek battles in this one. However, while it wasn't REALLY bad, the pacing went a little too fast in my opinion. Really think episodes should be an hour long rather than 45 minutes. May only be 15 minutes more but that could do wonders.
Apart from that, I thought this was a superb episode. Intense battles, some clever camera shots and angles, some great CGI, and of course; Daleks. Who DOESN'T love the Daleks? When Colonel Blue and the soldiers were getting ready for them to burn down the door, I have to say I was on the edge of my seat.
Plus there were some amazing moments which reminded me of the Dalek stories of old. When the squadron of Daleks boards the Aristotle, the music combined with their entrance made me feel a little nostalgic! Plus did anyone else get a slight Remembrance of the Daleks vibe when Rusty attacked the other Daleks?
Anyways, where was I? Peter and Jenna were great, as always. Loving all their little conversations ("Don't be lasagne", "You're my hobby', etc.), too. Thought the supporting cast was also pretty good. Looking forward to seeing more from Danny in the future.
And another appearance from the mysterious Missy, something I did not see coming...
Well, I've decided this episode sounds bloody fantastic :D
3 months ago on Listen BBC Synopsis
This looks set to be one of the best Dalek episodes to date.
Love that picture of the Doctor and the Dalek, by the way. Could make for a super awesome wallpaper ;D
3 months ago on Into the Dalek Promo Pics
If you didn't open the links, then you may want to avoid this comment. Not super spoilerific but I'd rather be safe than sorry and give you a heads up in case you want to go into the new series completely blind :)
Is anyone getting a 'Prisoner of the Daleks' vibe from reading about 'Into the Dalek?'. OK, so it's not exactly like it. But an imprisoned Dalek, a small group of humans in a battle against them, and (in Phil Ford's words) a good old Dalek showdown? Seems pretty similar to the novel which, in my opinion, is an awesome thing because I loved 'Prisoner...'!
I'm hoping it has a slightly violent feel to it like the novel, too. While I MYSELF wouldn't mind it, I'm not saying there should be bloody battles and graphic fight scenes (which are present in the novel, by the way) but stuff like shooting people in the legs and paralysing them, full-on merciless killings with no remorse, everything a Dalek should do should be incorporated into the episode somewhere. And from the sounds of Ford, it looks like we may be seeing stuff like that in the episode. Because after all, what IS the point of a Dalek story if the Daleks don't do Dalek s**t? XD
Really looking forward to this episode and the rest of the series. Peter's going to be a truly fantastic Doctor. The quotes alone are epic enough. Hearing them in the episodes themselves will be absolutely amazing!
3 months, 1 week ago on Details on Series 8’s First Four Episodes
@TheNameOfTheDoctor I hope so! I'd love to see an episode where the old Cybus variant of the Cybermen go against the new ones. Hell, make it an all-out Cyber-war! Bring all of the models into it! :D
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Series 8 Finale Filming: Returning Characters & Monster
Couldn't be happier about this. I get some people think they're being overused but seeing as I'm a huge fan of those silver terrors, I'm over the moon for this :D
I'm sort of hoping it's just them in the final episodes. We haven't seen a Cyberman-ONLY finale in the new series yet which I think would be a welcome change from a Dalek finale or a Master finale. Don't get me wrong. I love the aforementioned villains. But I think it's about time the Cybermen got their day in the finale sun by themselves ;D