Category Archives: BBC Studios

Doctor Who: Sleep No More (2015) Review

“Sleep No More” is the penultimate episode of Doctor Who’s ninth season, the usual calm before the storm of the season finale. In a season full of two-part stories (and even a three-part finale), “Sleep No More” stands out as … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Zygon Invasion / The Zygon Inversion (2015) Review

“The Zygon Invasion / The Zygon Inversion” is co-written by Peter Harness and Steven Moffat, and serves as a follow-up story to two previous episodes, “The Day Of The Doctor” and “Death In Heaven“. It explores the fallout of both … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Girl Who Died / The Woman Who Lived (2015) Review

With “The Girl Who Died / The Woman Who Lived”, we’ve officially reached the halfway point of Doctor Who’s ninth season. In Doctor Who, the midway point of each season usually changes the trajectory the show is on and sets … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Under The Lake / Before The Flood (2015) Review

“Under The Lake / Before The Flood” is written by Toby Whithouse, who previously penned “School Reunion“, “The Vampires Of Venice“, “The God Complex” and “A Town Called Mercy” during the David Tennant and Matt Smith years of Doctor Who. … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Magician’s Apprentice / The Witch’s Familiar (2015) Review

For its ninth season, Doctor Who once again decides to shake up its usual formula. In Series 7, the show produced a whole season of standalone episodes that were meant to be forty-five minute blockbusters. And for Series 9, the … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Last Christmas (2014) Review

“Last Christmas” is the first holiday special of the Twelfth Doctor’s tenure, penned by Doctor Who’s showrunner Steven Moffat. And like many of Moffat’s holiday specials, it sets out to explore the true meaning of Christmas spirit, while also delivering … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Dark Water / Death In Heaven (2014) Review

With “Dark Water / Death In Heaven”, we’ve reached the end of another season of Doctor Who, and as usual Steven Moffat does a commendable job of wrapping up all the themes and ideas this season has been exploring about … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: In The Forest Of The Night (2014) Review

“In The Forest Of The Night” (penned by Frank Cottrell Boyce) is the penultimate episode of Doctor Who’s eight season, and the very last breather episode we get before the two-part finale, “Dark Water / Death In Heaven“, where things … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Flatline (2014) Review

“Flatline” is the second episode penned by Jamie Mathieson for Doctor Who’s eight season, though it was actually the first one he was hired to write (much like Neil Cross’s two contributions in Series 7, “The Rings Of Akhaten” and … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Mummy On The Orient Express (2014) Review

In every era of Doctor Who, there’s always a guest writer who stands out from the rest of the line-up and becomes a fan favorite, because of the high-quality scripts they produce. During the Russell T. Davies era, it was … Continue reading

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