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The hoper of far-flung hopes and dreamer of impossible dreams.
I really like New Earth, it's very funny fast-paced, it's got interesting ideas and moral concepts and Lady Cassandra's transformation was very well-written in my opinion.
Frankly I never understood why people dislike this episode so much. I must confess I've got a soft spot for series 2 since it was the first one I've seen and although New Earth is not The Eleventh Hour it's still a very enjoyable episode.
23 hours, 3 minutes ago on New Who Openers In Perspective: New Earth
Look for a larger image on Google. And I miss posters so much...
1 day, 1 hour ago on Series 8: Deep Breath New Pics
Clara says goodbye? Really? I didn't want to have a God Complex like goodbye or a gradual companion departure like Amy and Rory.
But on the other side, the Doctor will have to regain Clara's trust and that's one thing I'm definetly looking foward to see.
1 day ago on Moffat Previews Series 8 in Radio Times
Sounds sa bit like the Ark in Space to me and I loved that episode. And generally, the spaceship under siege format is one of my favourite.
We got lots of incredible teasers and no posters this year. But hey, I still hope they'll release some after the episodes airs.
Oh, and do you think we'll get a prequel soon?
1 day ago on Series 8: 4 Days Teaser
Great cover! Looks like these are the monsters for episodes 1-3 (with one hell of a scary looking knight in the back - which for some reason reminds me of the Time Warrior)
2 days, 2 hours ago on DWM #477: Peter Capaldi
This has really been blown out of proportion. The BBC should really do something about it and the fact that they don't worries me. And I dread to click the refersh button because I might find out they have confirmed she's leaving.
Just a brief statement that she's staying that's all I want from the Beeb.
3 days ago on Jenna Coleman Leaving at Christmas?
I wish the BBC issueed a statement saying she's staying for series 9. Just so I can sleep well tonight.
3 days, 3 hours ago on Jenna Coleman Leaving at Christmas?
Yeah, it's the one part of the article that gives me hope. But it could all be journalists who don't have a clue about how long she has been around or how much it represents compared to other companion.
3 days, 7 hours ago on Jenna Coleman Leaving at Christmas?
Nooooo. I don't want another sad Christmas. And besides I know Clara has been around since 2012 but I feel we are just getting to know her and her character has enough unexplored potential to go into series 9.
She has been my favourite companion and I found her to be such a charming, lovely and realistic character, despite what some people think of her. With companions like Amy I had to stretch a bit to accept her and ignore some aspects of the chracter (like the constant flirting and the self assured nature of the chracter) but with Clara I didn't have to do any of that. I just love her character and the way Jenna portrays her.
This news really made me feel sad, it affected me more than I thought it would. Besides, with Amy and Rory it felt like it was the right time for them to leave. With Clara I don't feel that time has come yet and I hope she does series 9 too.
Ok, just Googled this and it's all over the Internet. They all quote the Mirror though.
I need some reassurance from Jenna, Moffat, the BBC. Please, please tell us this is not true !!
3 days, 6 hours ago on Jenna Coleman Leaving at Christmas?
They are all great episodes and they all get 11/10 from me.
And thank you for this wonderful and very positive series of article John!
4 days ago on New Who: The Story Thus Far – The Doctor Trilogy
I don't know, but "Where do the faces come from?" is a fascinating question and I hope we'll get an equally interesting answer. Think about it, the concept of regeneration and how it works seems to broaden more and more. It's an old idea still being developed today. I really look foward to see how this subtle story arc develops.
1 week ago on Series 8 “Faces” Deep Breath BBC Radio Trailer
I know how it feels. And the worst thing is I always get my hopes up for nothing.
1 week ago on Deep Breath Time Confirmed
Maybe they should release these extras rather than special DVDs with one episode.
6 days, 22 hours ago on Review: An Audience With Peter Capaldi & Jenna Coleman
Great article! Watching this amazing World Tour it makes me realise how far Doctor Who has come. It's like not long ago we were just a bunch of obsessed geeks talking about it online and now it's got so big and important and it's finally got the attention it deserves. It must be such an incredible experience for Peter and Jenna.
I've hoped he won't be his boyfriend when Danny's character was first announced but now I really like the idea of a proper romantic story between the two. One that is "hurtful" that feels more real and is not just a comic relief thing. More Rory and less Mickey. And I'd like to see how the Doctor gets to know Danny because I expect he'll be a bit protective of Clara after everything they've been through together.
1 week ago on Coleman on Clara and Danny in Series 8
Great, it will be on at 9:50 PM in Romania. Not that anyone is broadcasting it, I'm going to watch a live stream online.
That's what happens to all the series openers. I never watch the clips or listen to this radio trails sine they've spoiled half of the Impossible Astronaut for me.
I just can't believe that there are only 2 weeks to go and then we'll have Doctor Who every Saturday untill November. Week after week of new episodes.
And everything I heard about the new series sounds amazing so I can't wait to see it.
1 week, 1 day ago on Dawn of the New Doctor
Very interesting article, Francis! You've got all the ingredients for a great story in there and I'm pretty confident Deep Breath will live up to our expectations.
So far The Eleventh Hour and Partners in Crime are my personal favourites so I'm looking foward to see where Deep Breath is going to fit in or if it will take the top spot. But I kind of doubt that since 11 is mt Doctor and I've got a soft spot for the 11th Hour. We'll just have to wait and see.
1 week, 1 day ago on Deep Breath: A Recipe for Success
"The full answer is not there." Interesting. So this could be a subplot that spreads across all of Peter Capaldi's tenure. I hope we'll get a good answer to this question if they are planning to answer it. But if the whole plot was devised by RTD and Moffat I'm sure it's going to be very very clever.
1 week, 1 day ago on Capaldi’s Hint On Past Whoniverse Appearances
I really hope Clara won't be leaving this series like some people suggested. I know she's been around since 2012 but I feel we are have only started to get to know her therefore in series 9 her story could reach a satisfying conclusion.
1 week, 1 day ago on Talalay Talks “Action-Packed, Emotional” Series 8 Finale
Great Weird and Wonderful! I really like the Animated Who it's really cute and the 1963-64 trailer and the drawing of the Doctors in fron of the TV is very nice.
1 week, 2 days ago on Weird and Wonderful
I don't know, if I had the chace I'd definetly go watch it sooner. I think it's exciting, I don't see anything wrong about showing the episode a bit earlier to some fans and the media because it really builds up this amazing sense of expctation about the episode.
1 week, 3 days ago on Deep Breath Screenings & Spoilers: Pros & Cons
They can't kill my favourite comnpanion this Christmas.Please don't do that to me. I don't want to have another Christmas ruined. I'm honestly waiting the announcement that Clara is in series 9 to come soon.
1 week, 3 days ago on 2014′s Christmas Special Director
I know it was a live stream but can't anyone post the recorded version on Youtube or somewhere else? I'd really like to see it because I've missed it earlier.
1 week, 4 days ago on World Tour Live Stream: Seoul Q&A
Great article! And I agree Clara's relationship to the new Doctor shouldn't be a mentor to student thing (those are just boring in my opinion and with no potential development) and not Classic Who style either because they were too platonic. I totally see it as the start of a friendship.It's just like when you meet someone for the first time. She doesn't really know the Twelfth Doctor but she does get to know him bit by bit, she will gradully start to understand and trust him and by the end of series 8 they will be bonded by the most sincere friendship.
1 week, 4 days ago on The Future of Clara Oswald
I really liked the doors opening effect too, it made it look real like you travelled through the vortex and then the TARDIS dropped you right in the middle of an adventure.
1 week, 4 days ago on The Series 8 Title Sequence
Franky, I liked the original 1963 tune they used in the 50th. Clear and simple.
I'm more happy about Clara receiving more attention in Deep Breath. I've read another spoiler-free review and they claimed the episode was just as much focused on Clara as it is on the Doctor. Can't wait to see it!!
1 week, 5 days ago on 12 Spoiler-Free Thoughts on Deep Breath
They mention a prequel so it must be released soon. And I really hope they'll still release the movie posters like they did in S7. They were excellent wallpapers.
1 week, 5 days ago on Deep Breath Standalone DVD & Blu-Ray
I don't really like the idea of changing the theme tune so often. There are so many versions already and although they are based on the same original tune, I think they should just choose one and stick with it for a long time.
Come on, was there any doubt he will return? You don't give up your dream job after one year and fans have already given him a warm welcome.
I hope he does the usual three series and maybe more.
1 week, 5 days ago on Capaldi Signed Up For Doctor Who Series 9?
Sounds like a good old fashioned detective story. And I just love detective stories with a mix of sci-fi.
1 week, 5 days ago on Deep Breath Synopsis
The Daleks are part of Doctor Who's DNA in my opinion more than the Master is. And I frankly prefer the pepper-pots to the Master, even though I did love Delago. He was the best Master, I'm not much of a fan of the mad John Simm Mastee.
1 week, 5 days ago on Moffat on Why the Master Won’t Be Back
I might get exterminated for this but I was never a big fan of the Master so I'm kind of happy about this. I'd rather Capaldi's tenure saw the birth of a new arch-enemy, someone who could endure as long as the Master has. And when Gallifrey returns, maybe the Master could be brought back but he's right his story was wrapped up nicely in the End of Time.
Casual fans won't even notice, I think.
1 week, 5 days ago on No 10th Anniversary Special For New Who?
I just want a well-made documentary like AAISAT. A big proper 90 mintes docudrama about Russell and Julie and all those wonderful people who brought Doctor Who in the 21st centrury and made it such a hit. And maybe another one with Doctors interviewd (maybe Ecclestone will agree to be part of it too) and a special multi Doctor comic relief thing or something similar (minisode).
A lot of expectations really but while I think a proper episode is unlikely all the above suggestions could work out nicely.
Finally, some intresting interviews with Peter!! It begins....
1 week, 5 days ago on BBC News Series 8 Preview Featuring New Dalek Clips
Peter could have Jenna as a companion for 2 series then depending on how much he stayes he could have a new companion which will probably be there for the regeneration into No13. Moff did say he wouldn't like to have anyone go through what he did with new doctor and new companion to introduce in first episode.
1 week, 6 days ago on Capaldi & Coleman Back For 2014 Christmas Special
People keep on asking for a McGann spin-off but I would love it if there were more Ecclestone episodes out there, especially since he's not doing Big Finish or anything Who related.
1 week, 6 days ago on The Curious Case of the 9th Doctor
Well, if we count Curse of the fatal Death there are quite a lot of regenerations. So the unofficial number of Doctors would be around 15,16.
And as fun as The Curse... is and as brilliant the others are, Ecclestone will be the one&only 9th Doctor to me. He has fully earned this title in his short but glorious tenure.
Plus it could combine two of my favourite genres:sci fi and detective stories. If that's not an incredible idead for a spin-off I don't know what is.
1 week, 6 days ago on Moffat: Big Plans For Future Online Episodes
My favourite prequel is She said He said. And Night of the Doctor of course...
2 weeks ago on Moffat: Big Plans For Future Online Episodes
I was watching In the loop last night and I was only going to watch like 5 minutes but Capaldi was so amazing I almost watched the entire film, despite being almost 2 am
2 weeks ago on Capaldi Doesn’t Expect to be a Heartthrob Doctor
I've seen Timelash as my first Sixth Doctor episode and honestly I had very low expectations for Colin. But after seeing it, even though it's considered one of the worst, it still had some interesting bits. And Colin is very far from being a bad Doctor in my opinion.
Lovely comments from Peter and I'm sure he won't just be someone''s Doctor, he will be loved by lots ad lots of people. Age or looks has nothing to do with it. If Matt or David were rubbish actors it wouldn't matter if they were handsome. Actors who have played the Doctor all have excellents skills and are gifted people.
And it's nice to know that even an experienced actor like him feels the pressure and responsability of this brilliant part.
Actually, thinking about it maybe this is why Moffat is hesitating to leave, because he's not yet quite sure who can take up this incerdibly important position and he's still waiting to make sure that whatever choice he'll make it will be the good one. Plus the fact, it's the dream job for a fan and although it's incredibly tiresome, I think he still feels he's got a lot of good stories to tell.
2 weeks ago on Doctor Who and the Doppelganger Dilemma