Tag Archives: Noel Clarke

Doctor Who: The End Of Time (2009) Review

“The End Of Time” is quite the momentous milestone for Doctor Who. It’s not only the Tenth Doctor’s regeneration story – bringing David Tennant’s three-season tenure as the rebel time lord to a close just in time for Christmas – … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Stolen Earth / Journey’s End (2008) Review

“The Stolen Earth / Journey’s End”, the Series 4 finale of Doctor Who, is in many ways the climax of the RTD era. There are still a few specials to come after this two-parter, that focus on sending off David … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Army Of Ghosts / Doomsday (2006) Review

Ah, “Army Of Ghosts / Doomsday”. As far as television seasons go, Series 2 of Doctor Who has been quite a mixed bag, with good episodes, bad episodes, average episodes and a few great episodes; along with new monsters, old … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Rise Of The Cybermen / The Age Of Steel (2006) Review

Arriving in the middle of Series 2, in roughly the same position as last season’s “Dalek“, “Rise Of The Cybermen / The Age Of Steel” proves to be a fantastic two-parter and it’s actually tied with “The Impossible Planet / … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Girl In The Fireplace (2006) Review

“The Girl In The Fireplace” starts in media res: the palace of Versailles is under attack by an unstoppable alien force, so a French noblewoman, Madam De Pompadour, calls into her fireplace for the Doctor, a man she’s known for … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: School Reunion (2006) Review

“School Reunion” is something of an unprecedented Classic Who reunion. When Doctor Who returned to television in 2005, with Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper leading it, it blindsided Britain and was an unexpected hit. But for a long while, people … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Christmas Invasion (2005) Review

After the explosive drama of the Series 1 finale, “The Christmas Invasion” serves as a cool-down episode for Doctor Who, where Harriet Jones’ short-lived tenure as Britain’s prime minister comes to an abrupt end. Mainly though, fans remember this special … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Bad Wolf / The Parting Of The Ways (2005) Review

While they’ve both had their lighter and darker moments as showrunners, one key difference between Russell T. Davies and Steven Moffat’s writing style is that Russell’s stories can get very cynical, while Steven has a more optimistic approach to Doctor … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Boom Town (2005) Review

Doctor Who has been on a really hot, consistent streak of episodes ever since “Dalek“, so it’s completely understandable if your first reaction is to groan when it becomes clear that Russell T. Davies is already bringing back the Slitheen, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Aliens Of London / World War Three (2005) Review

In “Doctor Who”, a couple of early trips in the TARDIS are usually followed by a quick pop back home, so the companion can regain their bearings and establish a home base. And in Rose’s case, “Aliens Of London” tackles … Continue reading

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