I should stop reading comments on Doctor Who pages. Mainly because of the hate. And also people don't get story telling and context. Fans are rabid about change, and angry when they don't change fast enough or in the way they want or understand. I don't understand it. Even if I haven't loved every episode … Continue reading Doctor Who: lonesome too and blue
If Heaven Sent was about death, then Hell Bent returns to a corrupted culture obsessed with it in this season finale and end of an era. The Doctor's quest, set up as a hope of a dream in The Day of the Doctor, is now an ode to his devotion to his companion and a revelation of … Continue reading Doctor Who: Who Dares Wins?
Flatline - Clara's Choice Seems some people are upset with Clara, mainly for not wanting the kids saved in Flatline. I think she spoke as a someone who has seen a bit of the universe and seen how lonely and dangerous it is for survivors. I also think she spoke as someone who has lost … Continue reading Doctor Who: Clara vs The Doctor
This looping story line thing that is evidenced by Listen, is definitely a thing. Jenna Louise Coleman called it the Moffat Loop and she should know. And over at iO9 there is a succinct summation, putting it all down to The Doctor basically inventing a monster and letting the logic of that play out through loop after … Continue reading Doctor Who: Chalk and Talk