DOCTOR WHO Series 10 Episode 8 [Review]

[The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] Since before the earliest days of mankind – indeed, from the moment when the first amphibious life crawled out of the sea – the race of aliens known as The Monks have shepherded the destiny of the Earth. Benevolent and wise, The Monks have offered their support and council to humanity […]

DOCTOR WHO Series 10 Episode 7 [Review]

[The Following Review Contains SPOILERS!] I found myself dreading watching The Pyramid At The End Of The World when I noticed one name in the credits –  Peter Harness. Responsible for the worst episode of Series 8 – the uneven and unsubtle abortion parable Kill The Moon – as well as Series 9’s The Zygon Invasion, Harness […]

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 […]

TV Review: DOCTOR WHO S08E07 “Kill the Moon”

The initial next time trailer for “Kill the Moon” hyped me beyond belief with all the corpses of an other world colony stuck to the walls, eight legged creatures unexpectedly jumping at people’s faces, and the final shot from the trailer showing a completely smooth spider’s head with a horrific set of teeth. It all seemed to […]