Tag Archives: Arthur Darvill

Doctor Who: The Angels Take Manhattan (2012) Review

Around late 2011, Steven Moffat and Karen Gillan started to have some serious discussions about her character’s upcoming departure from Doctor Who in the show’s seventh season, and how she wanted it to be handled. Karen wanted Amy Pond to … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Power Of Three (2012) Review

Doctor Who’s seventh season rolls along at a leisurely pace with “The Power Of Three”, Chris Chibnall’s second contribution to Series 7 after his earlier story, “Dinosaurs On A Spaceship“. “The Power Of Three” expands on a few ideas that … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: A Town Called Mercy (2012) Review

“A Town Called Mercy” is the third Doctor Who western that the British franchise has created since “The Gunfighters” in 1966, giving us an anachronistic genre clash of cowboys and aliens (and it also gives the Eleventh Doctor another opportunity … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Dinosaurs On A Spaceship (2012) Review

After Series 7 of Doctor Who got off to a pretty dark start with “Asylum Of The Daleks“, this season immediately off-sets that hour of bleakness with a good old fashioned romp episode, in the vein of “The Runaway Bride“, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Asylum Of The Daleks (2012) Review

Another new season of Doctor Who officially arrives with “Asylum Of The Daleks”, the Series 7 premiere, and I have to say, there is a major tonal shift between this episode and the previous one. “The Doctor, The Widow And … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe (2011) Review

Now that another season of Doctor Who has come to an end with “The Wedding Of River Song“, wrapping up the emotionally intense Silence arc that dominated most of Series 6, it’s about time for the show to wheel out … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Wedding Of River Song (2011) Review

With “The Wedding Of River Song”, we’ve once again reached the end of the road with another season of Doctor Who. Series 6, like Series 5 before it, has been an incredibly strong season filled with a lot of high … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Closing Time (2011) Review

“Closing Time”, penned by Gareth Roberts, is a direct sequel to “The Lodger” from last season, and the penultimate episode of Doctor Who’s sixth season. As you may recall, I singled out “The Lodger” as the weakest link of Series … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The God Complex (2011) Review

“The God Complex” is written by Toby Whithouse, who returns to pen his third story for Doctor Who. In the same vein as Neil Gaiman’s “The Doctor’s Wife“, “The God Complex” was originally intended to be an adventure in Series … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Girl Who Waited (2011) Review

“The Girl Who Waited” is Tom McRae’s second contribution to Doctor Who, following his debut two-parter, “Rise Of The Cybermen” in Series 2; and compared to his last action-packed story, where he had to handle the daunting task of reintroducing … Continue reading

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