Tag Archives: Steven Moffat

12 for Twelve: The Best of the Twelfth Doctor

Series 10 may well be the best DOCTOR WHO series finale of the revived series. It’s certainly one of the darkest stories in the show’s history and a high point for writer Steven Moffat. Now Peter Capaldi’s time as the … Continue reading

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“Enough about me, let’s talk about me…”: When Actors Play Themselves (Sort-of)

What’s an actor to do when your star persona becomes a joke? You embrace it of course, and let the audience know that you’re in on the gag. It can be incredibly self-indulgent if mishandled, but if pitched just right … 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 celebration of DOCTOR WHO disserves to be. 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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