Tag: Review

  • Doctor Who: The Star Beast – A Return To The Future of 2008

    Doctor Who: The Star Beast – A Return To The Future of 2008

    Reading Time Approx: 6 minutes If I were to sum up my reactions to the Star Beast, then I would simply say it’s a Doctor Who Special written by Russell T Davies. You can see in it all of his qualities as a writer, both good and bad. The immediate comparison that springs to mind…

  • The Tenth Planet – Equipped to Survive

    The Tenth Planet – Equipped to Survive

    Reading Time Approx: 4 minutes The Tenth Planet is famous for two things. Primarily because it’s William Hartnell’s last story and secondarily but also significantly for being the first appearance of the Cybermen. There are some interesting if perhaps unintentional parallels between these two things. Tenth Planet starts in a pretty traditional way for Doctor…

  • Review S11E02 – The Ghost Monument

    Review S11E02 – The Ghost Monument

    Reading Time Approx: 7 minutes Let me start by saying that I absolutely love this era’s title sequence. From that deep rumbling bass to the eerie time vortex effect, it all just works perfectly. Both suitably and familiarly alien and also distinctly different from the previous ones. All in all I’d say it’s my favorite…

  • Review: S11E01 – The Woman Who Fell To Earth

    Review: S11E01 – The Woman Who Fell To Earth

    Reading Time Approx: 8 minutes A lot of weight falls on this episode being the beginning of both Chris Chibnall’s run and Jodie Whittaker’s first appearance as the Doctor. Not only should it set the tone and the standard for the show going forward, but obviously it would hope to capitalize on the publicity to…