The 13th Doctor

I'm pleased with the choice of Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor. I'm pleased that all the seeding that has been done by Steven Moffat over the course of his tenure as showrunner has been taken it the logical narrative conclusion of casting a woman in the lead role. This was teased as far back … Continue reading The 13th Doctor

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The Casting of a New Doctor Has Never Been a Surprise, Nor Should It Be.

So we're entering peak silly season for Doctor Who. The new Doctor has been cast and tomorrow it is going to be announced on the BBC straight after the Wimbledon men's final. There are a huge amount of fans currently losing their shit about at least one aspect of these events, usually several. If there … Continue reading The Casting of a New Doctor Has Never Been a Surprise, Nor Should It Be.

Doctor Who Review – World Enough and Time/The Doctor Falls

Having been had a busy week after World Enough and Time was broadcast I was originally going to write separate reviews for it and The Doctor Falls but having watched the season finale I realised that it would be next to impossible to write a retroactive review of World Enough and Time as a lot … Continue reading Doctor Who Review – World Enough and Time/The Doctor Falls

Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 100. The Phantom

100: The Phantom - 1996 Starring: Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams and Caterine Zeta Jones Director: Simon Wincer Screenplay: Jeffrey Boam I love a good pulp adventure, there is something so simple yet enjoyable about them. Give me an all action hero, a dastardly villain and a herd of expendable henchmen and I am … Continue reading Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 100. The Phantom