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Bad girls

As often happens, I was having an imaginary argument in my head earlier today.  In all the furor about Gone Girl (don’t worry, I won’t talk about it too much, because I certainly am sick of it), … 1,042 more words

GREAT TV MOMENTS: Ben Swain goes on Newsnight in The Thick of It (2007)

The Thick of It was the most biting satirical comedies to emerge in the early 2000s. The show gave us the full-on ‘master of the dark arts’ Malcolm Tucker (Peter Capaldi) and his dealings within the British government and was one of the most well-written and foul mouthed characters ever to grace a BBC production. 399 more words

Television

On Peter Capaldi as the new Doctor (NSFW, not even fucking slightly)

(This post is copied from my old blog and re-posted here. It was written before we saw “Deep Breath” – I have plans to talk about that!) 776 more words

Writing

"Time Heist" Review

Doctor Who Series 8 Episode 5 “Time Heist” by Stephen Thompson and Steven Moffat

After reading the leaked script for this episode a few weeks ago (I know, I’m naughty!!) I was really excited for this episode. 1,169 more words

Doctor Who

New Who?

So Peter Capaldi stepped into the role of the UK’s premium Sci Fi character on Saturday night. Spoilers follow!

The critics appear to be impressed ( 283 more words

Science Fiction

The Many Doctors of Peter Capaldi

Peter Capaldi’s debut as the 12th Doctor is less than 24 hours away and I know there are still a few of you out there who are concerned about how a more mature actor will make the role his own. 462 more words

Doctor Who