Opinion

Opinion

Dr Who and the Gingers

When our latest Doctor was rebirthed amidst the fire and brimstone of an apparently doomed TARDIS one of his first concerns, whilst facing death as quickly as he’d just arrived, was if he was at long last one of a dying breed. A breed common, one must therefore infer, to both Time Lord and Human….

Brian’s Top 5 of 2010

The year is almost over. 2010 ticks over to 2011, and looking back so many things were packed into that time, some good, some bad. While Doctor Who may in reality only be a small part of it, it is nonetheless part of our 2010. So, let’s take a look at my top five moments…

A Definitive Doctor Who Game?

Where it maybe unfair to pick on the past attempts to make a Who video game (Destiny of the Doctors, Dalek Attack… more on that later) recent incarnations have also fared poorly. The jury may have been influenced by the free nature of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games enough to let some of its faults…

10 Reasons to Love Christmas Who!

The Christmas Season and Doctor Who are possibly the two greatest things to ever come together. How brilliant it is to have presents, a good meal and a festive edition of our favourite television show and all on the same day? In the festive mood, I’ve decided to list together 10 reasons why Doctor Who is best…

H.G. Wells and Doctor Who

A Gentleman, dressed appropriately for his title, walks back to his magnificent machine. A machine which at his very will can take him to any point in our civilisation’s past, present or future. This aged man, turn of the century coat hanging just above his knees, bears more than a passing resemblance to another gentleman…

Operation Platinum Age: The Final Word

Recently, I wrote a two-part observation of Matt Smith and Steven Moffat’s first eight episodes of Doctor Who (entitled Operation Platinum Age Part 1 and Operation Platinum Age Part 2).  The purpose of the article was to evaluate the season so far, compare it to previous seasons and speculate upon its story arc. I concluded…

The Doctor Loses?

Den of Geek has run an article regarding the 2010 series finale of Doctor Who, The Big Bang. Louisa Mellor has written that the finale was full of themes of loss and revival and was not for kids. The focus point of the piece is that: “The series was all about death. Or to be…

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