Category: TV

Episode 3 & 4

Episode 3. Defuse a bomb with love? Blah. Moffat, be ashamed. And Winston was so fine. Episode 4. Not at all bad, roll on Episode 5. Welcome back Angels, one of the better new (now recurring) challenges. But tell me why does everything need to be _*the* most dangerous_ instead of _*one of the* most […]

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Episode 1

Doctor Who, Eleventh Doctor, Episode 1. If I buy into the thematic corny vibe of the rebooted series since 2005…. this is not bad. New producer, main writer etc. It’s 1130, I should go to bed. But.. let’s try episode 2. Oh, a couple of small points – apparently the new Doctor is reportably fanciable […]

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Blake’s 7

From wanderings in wikipedia, here is great quote from a review of Blake’s 7 in 1998 (it’s 20th anniversary): Hanks praised the series’ ethos in comparison with Star Trek, saying that: “If you wanted to sum up the relative position of Britain and America in this century – the ebbing away of the pink areas […]

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Airplane movies

Roll-call of the “stay awake” flight back to the US: Doctor Who “Utopia” (5/5) – utterly rocked, welcome back Master (torrented on laptop). Ghost Rider (1/5) – godawful. It’s worrying that Marvel have decided to start making their own movies when so many of them still blow bubbles. Music and Lyrics (3/5) – Hugh Grant, […]

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TV: Dr Who (Season 2)

A couple of nights ago I blockbustered the last three episodes of Season 2. It was a good season finale – no real cliffhangers, tightly written, and the not-necessarily-permanent end of Rose Tyler. I hope that this will allow the latest Doctor to roam free, no longer overshadowed by the Londoner Billie Piper and the […]

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