Tag Archives: Matt Smith

Review: The Crown – Season 1 (2016)

THE CROWN was by far and away my television highlight of 2016. Following the first decade of Queen Elizabeth II’s long reign, it boasts stately performances, sumptuous production design and an intimate examination of real people in a unique situation. … Continue reading

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Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

There are projects that very obviously started with a catchy title and worked backwards from there. PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES is just such an idea and continues Seth Grahame-Smith’s penchant for adding an oddity to a familiar story following … Continue reading

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Review: Doctor Who: Deep Breath (2014)

On Christmas Day 2013, Matt Smith regenerated into a very different actor. Arguably no more drastic a change personality-wise than it was from Christopher Eccleston to David Tennant two regenerations ago, but certainly a world apart from youngish David Tennant … Continue reading

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Review: Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor (2013)

THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR is everything a 50th anniversary┬ácelebration of DOCTOR WHO disserves to┬ábe. It not only works as a glowing and affectionate tribute to half a century of an icon of science-fiction, but it’s also a cracking episode … Continue reading

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Time of the Timelord

I know this is a film blog, but I couldn’t resist marking this occasion. Today’s the day (as if you’d managed to miss it), the 50th anniversary of the debut of DOCTOR WHO. I haven’t always been a diehard fan … Continue reading

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