Category Archives: Television

Doctor Who | Episode 6 Extremis

Written by Steven Moffat | Directed by Daniel Nettheim The Doctor, still blind from the last episode gets a visit from the Pope, who explains that there is a document called the ‘Veritas’ and anyone who reads it is for some reason compelled to kill

Doctor Who | Episode 5 Oxygen

Written by Jamie Mathieson | Directed by Charles Palmer Do you know what’s worse than zombies? Space zombies. Do you know what’s worse than space zombies? Capitalism. Creepy factor turned up to 11 folks. Hands down I loved this episode. First of all, I loved

Doctor Who | Episode 4 Knock Knock

Written by Mike Barlett – Directed by Bill Anderson Note to self: if a house seems to be too good to be true, especially for broke university students, it almost definitely is, therefore, go ask the student union for help. This episode starts with naive

Doctor Who | Episode 3 Thin Ice

Written by Sarah Dollard | Directed by Bill Anderson  The writers really aren’t pulling their punch this season. A social commentary on race relations, the death of children and a good ole fashioned evil human-dominated this episode.    Something is frozen beneath the Thames and

Doctor Who | Episode 2 Smile

Written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce | Directed by Lawrence Gough After the smash hit that was ‘The Pilot’, The Doctor and Bill go into the future for Bill’s first adventure on the TARDIS. And we thought the upcoming ‘Emoji Movie’ was terrifying enough.   This episode

Doctor Who | Episode 1 The Pilot

Written by Steven Moffat | Directed by Lawrence Gough  Yes, ladies and gentleman Doctor Who is back and I’m going to be reviewing in here and in writing every week. Also, spoilers if you haven’t seen the episode. It seems like the writers are aiming

The Last Kingdom

First of all, a quick word of caution that the below will contain some plot spoilers. So please, only continue if you have seen The Last Kingdom or are happy to have some of the surprise taken out of a few key moments!   On

How to be Eccentric: The Essential Richard Massingham

So who is Richard Massingham, and why is the BFI declaring his work “essential”? Viewers of some of the BFI’s earlier collections of public information and documentary films will be familiar with a few of the films collected here – 30 Miles An Hour appears

Little Lost Robot (Out of this World)

Before production started on Doctor Who in 1963, the BBC commissioned an internal document assessing the difficulties of producing a science-fiction series. In particular, they were concerned that female viewers would be uninterested in such a show. Perhaps one reason why the show’s creator Sydney