Season finale of Doctor Who will run long

While not the longest Doctor Who episode of the modern era (that honor goes to this year’s Christmas special “Voyage of the Damned”), the fourth series finale of Doctor Who will run close to twice the usual length of a standard episode.  Reports have the final series finale under producer Russell T. Davies watch clocking […]

Doctor Who The Stolen Earth Review

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And so, here it is.  The episode whose title was kept under wraps for months because it was considered to be “too SPOILER filled.”  The episode that brought back the Daleks, yet again.  The episode that brought back an old enemy.  The episode that would bring together all of the Doctor’s companions (well, at least […]

BBC previews Stolen Earth

The BBC has released three previews for this week’s upcoming season finale of Doctor Who “Stolen Earth” Two trailers and a one-minute preview clip from the story are included behind the jump. They are heavily SPOILER filled….

Dr Who Turn Left Review

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Last week we got the Donna-lite episode of series four, so this week it’s time for the Doctor-lite installment of the season. While having the Doctor in a reduced role is certainly nothing new if you’ve watched any of the stories from the early days of the show, watching  the new series work with have […]

Doctor Who Midnight Review

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Review by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF assistant editor) On a recent podcast commentary for “Silence in the Library,” director Eros Lynn asked producer Phil Collinson an interesting question–“What do you see as the difference between the writing style of Russell T. Davies and Steven Moffat?”  If you’ve heard the podcast in question, you know that Collinson […]

Doctor Who title released

After months of secrecy surrounding the title and details for the penultimate episode of Doctor Who’s fourth series, the BBC released the title and information about the story. The title and the information could be considered SPOILER material… And the title is… The Stolen Earth Earth’s greatest heroes assemble in a time of dire need, […]

Dr Who Forest of the Dead Review

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Fairly or not, there were huge expectations heaped on this year’s Stephen Moffatt two-part story. As the season began, we wondered if Moffatt could somehow top last year’s superlative “Blink.” Then came the news that Moffatt was taking over as show-runner in 2010 and suddenly the pressure on “Silence in the Library” and “Forest of […]

Doctor Who Silence in the Library Review

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The hardest reviews to write are those for something you love. And I will make no bones about it, I loved everything about Stephen Moffatt’s latest instant classic “Silence in the Library.” If there was one story I was looking forward to this season, it was this one. Moffatt has shown that he has his […]

Dr. Who The Doctor’s Daughter Review

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Review by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF assistant editor) Based on the title and the preview, I went into “The Doctor’s Daughter” expecting to not be pleased.  In fact, you could go so far as to say I hated the entire concept and idea before the first moment of the show flashed up on my screen. So, […]

Doctor Who — Theories, Facts, Speculations

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Written by: Michael Martinez-Mann (SoSF Guest Contributor) As we head into the mid-season for of series four of Doctor Who with the rumor that this, coupled with the three specials next year, will be the last outing for showrunner Russell T. Davies, we have been left to speculate what old Russell has been ramping up […]

Dr Who The Sontaran Stratagem Review

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Review by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF assistant editor) One of the assets of the Sontarans as a returning monster/villian for Doctor Who is that while they are easily identified with the classic run of the show, they’re not a “staple” of the original series in the same way the Daleks or Cybermen were. I say this […]