Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: The Day of the Doctor

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I couldn’t help myself. Between seeing a new trailer for the third season of Sherlock and celebrating Doctor Who’s 50th birthday, I simply had to let my geek flag fly by writing up a little something about the Day of the Doctor special that just aired. Well, it actually aired several long hours ago, but I just now watched it online (shhh don’t tell). Continue reading

The Night of the Doctor

Okay, Doctor Who nerds–I couldn’t help myself. The BBC released a mini-episode earlier today entitled The Night of the Doctor, which vaguely explains the origins of John Hurt’s “War Doctor.” Very, very interesting…Also some help from Eighth Doctor Paul McGann. Check it out! The Day of the Doctor 50th anniversary special is nearly upon us (Nov. 23)!

And the 12th Doctor will be…

We don’t know yet, but we will in less than 48 hours! Ever since Matt Smith announced he will be leaving gloriously geeky Doctor Who, Whovians have been driving themselves crazy trying to guess at his replacement. Now, the BBC is pulling out all the stops to announce the 12th Doctor, holding a live special and everything. The special will air Continue reading

Being Human: even monsters need roomies

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I’m wrapping up my “British Invasion” segment (because, sadly, this is the only other BBC show I’ve seen) with Being Human. Now, fellow Americans, let me clarify: this is not the show of the same title you may have seen on the Syfy channel. I’m talking about the original show, which first aired in the U.K. in 2008. From what I understand, the American version Continue reading

Sherlock: classic sleuth, modern twist

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While there’s a lull in my movie-going schedule, I thought I’d take some time to address the other half of my little blogging endeavor: TV reviews! I’m going to try to stick to a series of themes for my TV reviews. Why themes? Because themes are fun! I’d like to start with a “British Invasion” theme because lately, I just can’t get enough of the BBC. Continue reading