WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD. I am not a horror person. I don't like horror movies and I force my way through various horror games I want to play. I probably enjoy the scary episodes of Doctor Who for this reason. As a coward by nature, Doctor Who's darker episodes are the right level of fear factor … Continue reading Doctor Who Series 11, Episode 9: It Takes You Away Review.
WARNING: MILD SPOILERS AHEAD. If there was one thing I really didn't expect in the latest series of Doctor Who, it was to extraordinary degree that I would love the historical episodes. Doctor Who has been no stranger to historical episodes in its now fifty five year tenure, but as with the overall lapse in … Continue reading Doctor Who Series 11, Episode 8: The Witchfinders.
With a name like Kerblam!, I expected the seventh episode of the new series of Doctor Who to be very different. Considering the childish implications of the word, I was expecting a more lighthearted romp in a Amazon-esque company in space. Instead, what we got was quite different really. Enjoyable but definitely a little different. … Continue reading Doctor Who Series 11, Episode 7: Kerblam!
If there is one subject I enjoy learning about, it is history. Science and politics all have their elements of interest but history is something that means a lot to me. There are so many interesting stories held in the past and lessons from them feed into our future. In a series of Doctor Who … Continue reading Doctor Who Series 11, Episode 6: Demons of the Punjab Review.
WARNING: MILD SPOILERS AHEAD As you might be able to guess from the lateness of this review, I was a little preoccupied this weekend to write this review. Despite an exciting and overall pleasant weekend, though, I still found the time to watch Doctor Who (with some excellent company too) and after a good week … Continue reading Doctor Who, Series 11, Episode 5: The Tsuranga Conundrum
WARNING: MILD SPOILERS AHEAD The 'Freak of the Week' is a concept you see in almost every TV show. The premise is a simple one: a new enemy and an isolated plot-line arises to confront our heroes for a single episode. Its equal parts necessary filler and the sad result of having to write a … Continue reading Doctor Who Series 11, Episode 4: Arachnids in the UK review.
As I've mentioned before on this blog, I have a massive issue with the past few series of Doctor Who and I will probably ramble on about it to anyone who would care to listen. I hated Moffat's writing style, thought his overarching plots were far too based in tantalising fan-fiction concept to actually deliver … Continue reading Doctor Who Series 11, Episode 3: Rosa Review.