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.Â Reports have the final series finale under producer Russell T. Davies watch clocking […]
And so, here it is.Â The episode whose title was kept under wraps for months because it was considered to be “too SPOILER filled.”Â The episode that brought back the Daleks, yet again.Â The episode that brought back an old enemy.Â The episode that would bring together all of the Doctor’s companions (well, at least […]
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….
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, watchingÂ the new series work with have […]
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?”Â If you’ve heard the podcast in question, you know that Collinson […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
When news of the first series of the revived Doctor Who hit the Internet, it seemed that everyone and his uncle and aunt was being approached to write an episode for the new series. The rumors ran rampant from any number of writers for the on-going novel series to best-selling author J.K. Rowling. One of […]
A new trailer for the second half of Doctor Who’s fourth series debuted Saturday night on BBC1. The trailer features a glimpse of things to come for the second half of the season and definitely contains SPOILERS.
According to the BBC, Steven Moffat, the scribe responsible of “Blink” and several other excellent “Doctor Who” episodes, will be taking over for Russell T Davies once he steps down at the end of 2009.
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 […]
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 […]