Reviews

Reviews

The Time Of Angels

“Time is not the boss of me!” The Weeping Angels are probably the most interesting and scary monsters to evolve from the new era of Doctor Who. Their appearance in the Doctor-lite episode Blink returned the series to its darker roots and was a triumph of writing from Steven Moffat. Being a pessimist I expected…

Victory of the Daleks

Let’s not beat around the bush. Yes, Victory of the Daleks features an entirely successful redesign of the Daleks. Unfortunately, it’s the khaki versions which are so effective – and who ever thought green Daleks would work?! Though unchanging in essence, the Daleks, like the series itself, have undergone numerous changes. Here though, they have…

The Beast Below

Having established the new cast last week, the second episode of this series gets straight into the adventure. An SF adventure on a Starship UK, the action nods to Star Wars, the metaphors to The Matrix and the setting to 80s dystopias. While the viewer may be more settled with the characters (anxieties put to…

The Eleventh Hour

Giving myself the daunting task of reviewing the first episode of this new era of Doctor Who, I cast my mind back to previous occasions – namely 2005′s Rose and 2006′s New Earth. While the former managed to reintroduce Doctor Who to a new generation, the latter was a campy runaround lacking any real substance….

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