Previously on Doctor Who: Listen. The Doctor goes classic hustle in this outer space adventure. Doctor Who has always brushed up against other genres and subgenres, and there’s been plenty of breaking and entering, but in new-Who, this is a first, and it’s clear that writers, directors, and costume and set designers alike relished the opportunity to […]Read More “There you go. Thing time.” — Doctor Who: Time Heist.
Previously on Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor. The Doctor has landed, the Doctor is in. Doctor Who has returned, clockwork dancing to a darker tune, in sync with a Scottish heartbeat and an erratic consciousness. Welcome to the Untempered Schism that is Peter Capaldi’s ferocious first performance as the Twelfth Doctor.Read More “He needs you.” — Doctor Who: Deep Breath, series return review
Basically, have 15 seconds of a Dalek emotionally manipulating the Doctor. To be completely honest with you, this teaser trailer trend is getting on my nuts a bit, especially one like this. Teasers are clever marketing because they create waves of publicity instead of relying on the fandom to keep the tension up after a […]Read More New Doctor Who Series 8 Teaser Trailer Has Landed!
BBC confirms Sherlock Series 4 will include a Special and 3 Episodes BBC One has officially announced that the much anticipated fourth series of Sherlock will bring us a Special followed by three 90-minute episodes. Production on the Special will commence in January 2015, the series episodes are set to be filmed later in the […]Read More BBC confirms Sherlock Series 4 will include a Special and 3 Episodes
Doctor Who, Series 8 will premiere August 23rd, 2014 The BBC have released a 16 seconds to Gallifrey teaser trailer for the 8th revival series, starring Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor and Jenna Coleman as Clara Oswald, his erstwhile companion. The first episode of Series 8 will be called, Deep Breath. The teaser doesn’t […]Read More Doctor Who, Series 8 will premiere August 23rd, 2014
Previously on Sherlock: The Sign of Three. The answer to that — the usual. John Watson. I recall calling The Reichenbach Fall brilliant television and a veritable rollercoaster of emotions. Then what am I to call this? Because this is even bloody better. The facts of the case are these: Sherlock Holmes is a murderer.Read More “Who Would He Bother Protecting?” — Sherlock: His Last Vow.
Previously on Sherlock: The Empty Hearse. The producers have described this episode as the most “un-Sherlock” episode of Sherlock ever — but then, that’s not quite true. Why? Because this episode is about John and Sherlock. And that’s always been Sherlock at its best, and at its heart and core.Read More “He’s Clueing for Looks.” — Sherlock: The Sign of Three.
Previously on Death Comes to Pemberley: Episode 2. There’s many different ways to phrase Occam’s Razor, but this one from the first series of Luther, I’ve always liked best: All things being equal, the simplest solution is the best solution. If we do believe that Wickham did not kill Captain Denny, then there must have […]Read More Death Comes to Pemberley: Episode 3.
Previously on Death Comes to Pemberley: Episode 1. Good grief! As Pemberley falls into a state of uncertainty and disarray, Darcy reverts back to his Lord of the Manor persona and drags Lizzie and Georgiana into misery on his coattails. In case you missed it, the subtext beneath Lizzie and Darcy’s (understatedly) heated arguments runs […]Read More Death Comes to Pemberley: Episode 2.
When I checked my blog stats earlier while preparing for Death Comes to Pemberley, I noticed that someone has found my blog by typing “death pemberley utter shite” into a search engine. Something like this has happened before, with By Any Means, months ago, and I was just as amused today as I was back […]Read More Death Comes to Pemberley: Episode 1.
Previously on Doctor Who: The Name of the Doctor. That was amazing. You know why it was amazing? Because the Doctor can go home, now. That’s the big birthday gift Steven Moffat has given to the Doctor and to us: an end to the great regret, an end to the darkness that was driving the […]Read More “Gallifrey Falls No More.” — Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor.
Here’s the BBC’s first official trailer for the docudrama about the genesis of Doctor Who, penned by Mark Gatiss.Read More First Trailer for ‘An Adventure in Space and Time’