NEW DR WHO REVIEW : Doctor Who – Season 8 Recap – (Spoilers)

So season 8 has ended and looking over the last 12 episodes, did it justify the anticipation (and worries) – after Peter Capaldi was announced as the new Doctor in August 2013? Well – yes-and-no, firstly Capaldi’s appointment as the … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “Death In Heaven” – S8 – E12/13 – (Spoilers!)

Capaldi Doc finally got to go head-to-head with the Master (or ‘Missy’), in Death In Heaven. The season 8 endgame, so how did it play out? Well pretty well – due almost entirely to Missy. They needed a really strong … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “In the Forest of the Night” – S8 – E10/13 – (Spoilers!)

Another poor filler from Nu Who this week, with In The Forest Of The Night and whilst it wasn’t Kill The Moon bad. It was pretty bad. Luckliy, there was no Iggle-Piggle or Tongli-boos popping up in the Night Forest. … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “Flatline” – S8 – E9/13 – (Spoilers!)

Who did a ‘Banksy’ (graffiti artist) – style Earth invasion tale. Set in Banksy’s spiritual home; Bristol, this week. With a role-reversal for Clara and the Doctor. The central premise, of an alien lifeform killing people in the “Fourth dimension”; … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “Mummy On the Orient Express” – S8 – E8/13 – (Spoilers!)

Back on steadier ground this week, with a much more straight-forward and less grandiose Who mystery; Mummy On The Orient Express. This week, melding 1920’s opulence with sci-fi tech Who featured; a duplicate of the Orient Express Train in space, … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “The Caretaker” – S8 – E6/13 – (Spoilers!)

I had the misfortune, to read a less-than-flattering Independent review of The Caretaker. Which did influence my mood prior to watching it. The review stated that it was a; “bland Earth-based adventure [which] fails to excite!”. However, I thought this … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “Time Heist” – S8 – E5/13 – (Spoilers!)

After last week’s season [potential] definer; Listen. What could Who throw out of the bag this week? Answer : Time Heist Time Heist was a complete change in gear up, from the slow plodding psychological horror of Listen – to … Continue reading