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Doctor Who Re-Review: S07E07 — The Bells of Saint John

 When reviewing The Bells of Saint John for the first time my take­away was that this was a solid but unex­cep­tional episode that used a lot of familiar elements. After a re-watch I think that's still broadly true. It's certainly not the strongest episode of the season and the Spoon­heads with their revolving head gimmick are clearly very similar to The Winders in The Beast Below, only not quite as effec­tive. There's not a lot of depth to the story either. It's very much a rein­tro­duc­tion to The Doctor and what he does.

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Doctor Who Review — The Day of the Doctor

Writing an anniver­sary special is some­thing of a poison chalice at the best of times. Writing a 50th Anniver­sary special for a show that has to appeal to all ages in prime time and has a rabid fan base who have memo­rised every detail of the shows incon­sis­tent conti­nuity and will pick it to death is and all of those people expect refer­ences to their memo­ries of the show…. Well Moffat was the script writer on the day it wasn’t possible to get it right really wasn’t he? No, The Day of the Doctor is not the perfect Doctor Who episode. It can’t be, because it has too many roles to fill.

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Sherlock Director Says Fake Scenes Have Been Shot

<img class="alignleft" style="border: 0px;" alt="" src="https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-YS-vDbj7QyA/Uh0aAZrT8lI/AAAAAAAAlD4/q_U30smblnM/keywords-of-sherlock-season-3-revealed.jpg" /> According to this report Jeremy Lovering, the director of the first episode of Sher­lock season 3, In Fear  claims that they have delib­er­ately shot fake scenes in order to thrown fans and the internet off the scent. I can believe it because Sher­lock produc­tion have been very tight lipped and … Read More…

Doctor Who: The Power of Three Inspired Poster

Great poster inspired by the most recent episode of Doctor Who (which I must write some­thing about). http://​francesco​-fran​cav​illa​.blogspot​.com/​2​0​1​2​/​0​9​/​d​o​c​t​o​r​-​w​h​o​-​p​o​w​e​r​-​o​f​-​t​h​r​e​e​-​e​p​7​0​4​.​h​tml Google+: Reshared 3 times Google+: View post on Google+

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Sherlock: The Reichenbach Fall Promo Pics

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-105678" alt="Sherlock-31" src="http://eoghann.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Sherlock-31-300x160.jpg" width="300" height="160" /> I haven't had a chance to sit down and watch The Hounds of The Baskerville yet and already the BBC are releasing promo pics for the third and final episode in this season. This is the one I'm most worried about. They've been really building it up … Read More…