DOCTOR WHO Christmas Special 2015 [Review]

[WARNING: The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] River Song has a rather special relationship with The Doctor. The first time he met her was the last time she met him, but The Doctor trusted her immediately because she knew his real name and possessed a sonic screwdriver. He met her many times over the centuries, slowly learning […]

DOCTOR WHO Series 9 Episode 12 [Review]

[WARNING: The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] There was a prophecy among the Time Lords of Gallifrey. Indeed, it was more warning than prophecy. It said that one day there would be a hybrid of two great warrior races and that this hybrid would go on to conquer Gallifrey and stand in its ruins at the end […]

DOCTOR WHO Series 9 Episode 11 [Review]

[WARNING: The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] Death has always been The Doctor’s most constant companion. Though he’s traveled with any number of interesting people, Death has always traveled with him. More often than not Death took The Doctor’s enemies but all too frequently Death also took those innocents who got in the way. And, on a […]

DOCTOR WHO Series 9 Episode 9 [Review]

[WARNING: The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] Sleep No More is the first stand-alone episode of Doctor Who’s 9th Series. It is also one of the most paradoxical episodes in the show’s history. Writer Mark Gatiss tries to do too much with this script and yet does not do enough. There is no easy way to summarize Sleep […]

DOCTOR WHO Series 9 Episode 8 [Review]

[WARNING: The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] The Zygon Invasion has begun! A militant group of the shape-shifting alien race have taken over UNIT and replaced certain key figures. Among these are Clara Oswald – The Doctor’s most recent companion – whose form has been taken on by the Zygon rebel leader, “Bonnie”. The rebels’ goal is […]

DOCTOR WHO Series 9 Episode 7 [Review]

[WARNING: The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] Over its fifty-plus years on the telly, Doctor Who has never truly been a political show. At the very least, it would be fair to say that it rarely attempted direct commentary on current events. Like most science fiction, the show examined serious issues through allegory and metaphor. And while […]

DOCTOR WHO Series 9 Episode 6 [Review]

[WARNING: The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] It was a typical day’s work for The Doctor, even though it was – at the moment – night. He was using his new curio detector (a device named such, because it detected curios) to locate alien technology that was on Earth in times and places where it shouldn’t be. […]