2 days ago

Doctor Who: Time Heist review

Doctor Who: Time Heist review

Review

Time Heist

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The Doctor: Why not?
Clara: Because if you answer it, something will happen.
The Doctor: What?
Clara: A thing.

Doctor Who Season: S34 (Ep5).
Story Number: 246.

Twelve does Ocean’s Eleven…

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1 week ago

Doctor Who: Listen review

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Listen

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The Doctor: Now, this is really – a bit – strange.

Doctor Who Season: S34 (Ep4).
Story Number: 245.

So very Moffat…

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2 weeks ago

Doctor Who: Robot of Sherwood review

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Robot of Sherwood

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The Doctor: Right, that isn’t even funny. That was bantering. I am totally against bantering.

Doctor Who Season: S34 (Ep3).
Story Number: 244.

When legends collide…

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3 weeks ago

Doctor Who: Into the Dalek review

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Into the Dalek

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The Doctor: This is Clara, not my assistant. She’s, er, some other word.
Clara: I’m his carer.
The Doctor: Yeah, my carer. She cares so I don’t have to.

Doctor Who Season: S34 (Ep2).
Story Number: 243.

A fantastic voyage…

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1 month ago

Doctor Who: Deep Breath review

Doctor Who: Deep Breath review

Review

Deep Breath

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The Twelfth Doctor: And don’t look in that mirror. It’s absolutely furious.

Doctor Who Season: S34 (Ep1).
Story Number: 242.

Well then, here we go again….

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1 month ago

Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor review

Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor review

Review

The Time of the Doctor

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The Eleventh Doctor: Tash, this old thing? Please. I’ve been rocking it for centuries.

Doctor Who Season: Between S33 and S34 (Christmas Special).
Story Number: 241.

The final Eleventh Doctor story…

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2 months ago

75 years (and 6 years) of Batman

It’s “Batman Day” today (so say DC Comics), and the character was first published more than 75 years ago, in 1939.

One major difference between Batman and Superman is that while the ongoing narrative of Superman has been completely “rebooted” many times, most (but not all) Batman comics published could be said to “count”, still.

For example, Batman #244 published 1972 includes this panel -

     

- and it’s still a major chapter in what’s understood to have “gone before” the Batman comics of today, (redrawn again and again as a flashback). Damian Wayne was the result of this meeting of hero and villain.

"The New 52" relaunch put a Six-Year timeline on the "comics time" of the caped heroes’ existence. Yet the union that created Damian Wayne (as Batman and Robin #0 of "The New 52", which is the story of a decade of "comics time") was years before that.

Link, my thoughts on how to resolve this contradiction.

2 months ago

The Twelfth Doctor – the full trailer

The new Doctor and Clara…

2 months ago

The official full length TV launch trailer - Doctor Who 2014 - BBC One

2 months ago

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