Tag Archives: BBC Studios

Doctor Who: The Bells Of Saint John (2013) Review

Doctor Who’s seventh season reaches another important milestone with “The Bells Of Saint John”, the opening episode for the latter half of the season, where Jenna Louise Coleman finally makes her proper debut as Clara Oswald. “The Snowmen” did most … Continue reading

Posted in BBC Studios, Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Series 7, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Doctor Who: The Snowmen (2012) Review

“The Snowmen” is a vitally important, tentpole episode in Doctor Who’s seventh season, where the show changes gears and sets a different course for the latter half of Series 7. Companion departures happening without warning halfway through a season was … Continue reading

Posted in BBC Studios, Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Series 7, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in BBC Studios, Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Series 7, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

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

Posted in BBC Studios, Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Series 7, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in BBC Studios, Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Series 7, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in BBC Studios, Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Series 7, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in BBC Studios, Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Series 7, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in BBC Studios, Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Series 7, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in BBC Studios, Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Series 6, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in BBC Studios, Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Series 6, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments