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The Wedding of River Song

Russell T. Davies used to wrap up a season with a two-parter.  Here Steven Moffat wraps up two seasons with a one-parter.  The resulting episode is a bit of a muddle, and reprises a lot of things in slightly less exciting ways than before, but it still ticks all the right boxes.  2,151 more words

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The Crown's Claire Foy says gender pay scandal left her 'embarrassed' and has 'opened her eyes'

There has been weeks of talk around the gender pay gap issue on Netflix’s The Crown.

And now the Queen herself, Claire Foy,  has admitted that not only has the scandal ‘opened her eyes,’ it has also impacted her approach to Hollywood for the better. 537 more words

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Let's Kill Hitler

Any article written about Let’s Kill Hitler is always going to end up not being about Hitler, as the episode has very little to do with him, so let’s at least give that part of the episode a passing mention before we get to the main thrust of the story.  2,211 more words

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A Good Man Goes to War

This is something new: a mid-season finale.  It functions in a very different way to a season finale because instead of bringing all the plot strands together and resolving them, it instead resolves some while creating others, but leaving the big mystery in tact: the death of the Doctor as seen at the beginning of the season.  2,195 more words

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Matt Smith backs Claire Foy as he breaks silence on The Crown pay gap controversy

Matt Smith has come out in defence of The Crown co-star Claire Foy and backed his ‘best mate’ over the pay gap scandal surrounding the show. 475 more words

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Tribeca Film Review: 'Mapplethorpe'

A renegade Catholic boy raised by conservative parents in Queens, New York, Robert Mapplethorpe transformed some of the most blasphemous subjects on earth — gay sex, Satanism, bondage — into beautiful black-and-white images. 1,039 more words

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The Crown's Matt Smith Responds to Claire Foy Pay Disparity: 'I Believe That We Should Be Paid Equally and Fairly'

The Crown‘s Matt Smith has nothing but respect for his queen.

After it was first revealed that Smith was paid more than the show’s star Claire Foy, the actor is now speaking out in support of his co-star’s right for pay parity, as well as 184 more words

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