NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “Under The Lake” & “Before The Flood” – S9 – E3&4/13 (Spoilers)

Under The Lake was surprising, in that it concluded with yet another welcome cliffhanger; following the opening Dalek 2 parter. After season 8’s, poor and stuttering one-story format. And of this is to become a feature of season 9. Then … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “The Magician’s Apprentice” & “The Witch’s Familiar” – S9 – E1&2/13 (Spoilers)

Riffing heavily on Genesis Of The Daleks/Tom Baker’s “Do I Have The Right…!” speech, The Magician’s Apprentice and The Witch’s Familiar explored the idea of terminating a child. If that child was to grow up and become a despot, classic … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “Last Christmas” – S8 – E13/13 – (Spoilers!)

After 9 previous Xmas Specials; under the banner of Nu-Who. It seemed odd; that the subject of Santa – as an actual character; had not been covered before now. Santa was an ‘actual’ character, kind of Doctor mysterious with a … Continue reading

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