Reviews

Reviews

New Series Review #11: Boom Town

Ah, the calm before the storm… “What can be said about Boom Town?”, I lay awake last night wondering. “What can I, Christian Cawley, amateur writer and Led Zeppelin fan possibly write about an episode of Doctor Who that could possibly, on one hand, be considered the dullest ever with a tacked on resolution, while…

New Series Review #10: The Doctor Dances

“Look at you, beaming away like you’re Father Christmas!” “Who says I’m not red bicycle when you were 12…” One of the most difficult things a writer faces when creating a sinister and dangerous situation for the hero and heroine is usually “how do I get them out of this?” Cliffhangers work best when the…

New Series Review #9: The Empty Child

“Are you my mummy?” Into the past with a BANG – Doctor Who this weeks carried on with the strong drama instigated in Father’s Day with a superb Steven Moffat script. For a writer most commonly associated with comedy (“Joking Apart”, “Coupling”), it could have been considered by some on first glance to be a…

New Series Review #8 – Father’s Day

“Time’s been damaged, and they’ve come to sterilise the wound…” “Watson, come here – I need you!” Tell a tale that is fantastic in concept, revolutionary in the genre and modernistic in sensibility and you’re open to criticism, hoisted by your own desire to enhance the level of story telling in that genre, and open…

New Series Review #7 – The Long Game

“This technology it’s… it’s amazing!” “This technology is wrong.” After the heavy intensity of the Doctor facing off with a Dalek, the tone lightens considerably with new companion Adam Mitchell’s first foray into the future. How will he handle the future? How will he contain his excitement? By fainting. But that needn’t be the end…

New Series Review #5 – World War Three

…Last week, we saw how the Slitheen had infiltrated positions of power in Britain, faked an alien crashlanding and revealed their true form to alien experts, the Doctor, Rose and Jackie, Rose’s mother. All were in imminent danger at the hands of the 10 foot tall Slitheen. And then the show ended… Thankfully, we see…

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