The Rise and Fall of ‘Red Dwarf: The Movie’

Finally, the story of the rise and fall of Red Dwarf: The Movie can now be told. Having been one of the first to be on board with the Red Dwarf series from the beginning (hey, I was even interviewed by a somewhat cross Mr. Flibble back in the day, how cool is that!), I […]

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Why did the Dalek cross the (Abbey) Road?

To ‘exterminate’ the other side, perhaps? Before we can even speculate on any potential implications and/or additional explanations as to why, I think someone needs to answer the question as to why both the Doctor and Clara would allow a Dalek to be behind them. Walking across Abbey Road is dangerous enough these days without […]

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T-minus 28 days and counting to Doctor Who 9!

With just under 28 days until the Saturday, 19 September Doctor Who season 9 opening two-parter, “The Magician’s Apprentice“ and “The Witch’s Familiar“, have their premiere on BBC1/BBC America, there is much to fan the Internet flames of speculation as to where current showrunner, Steven Moffat, will take us this year. While it’s no secret that both Missy and […]

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Almost time to get your ‘Doctor Who’ on….

It’s almost time to put on your bow tie, pick up your sonic screwdriver, put a sprig of celery in your lapel, take K-9 out, grab some jelly babies and board your own personal TARDIS. Doctor Who 9 is nigh upon us. For those that just can’t wait until the series 9 premiere on 19 September, BBC Worldwide North America […]

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Comic-Con 2015 gives us first look at ‘Doctor Who 9’

With the opportunity to hit two home runs in one inning, Comic-Con International 2015 in San Diego did not disappoint the crowd on hand. On the heels of yesterdays release of the first trailer for the forthcoming Sherlock one-off special comes the first trailer for Doctor Who 9 which will premiere Saturday, 19 September on […]

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‘Humans’ – It’s what happens when A.I. runs amok

There have been countless movies over the years that center around our increasing reliance on mechanical help and/or artificial intelligence. In most cases, it never ends well as greed enters into the picture causing such a reliance to short circuit. At the time, most of these were considered fantasy, not reality. With the new Channel […]

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Official ‘Doctor Who’ Festival headed to London in November

Fresh on the heels of a monstrously successful Sherlocked get together comes news of the official BBC Doctor Who Festival at London’s Excel. Slated to attend are current Doctor Peter Capaldi and series showrunner Steven Moffat. If Sherlocked is any indication, one would guess that there will be a host of other guest announcements coming […]

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‘Thunderbirds’ get a 50-year makeover with 21st century, ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’

Saturday’s 21st century return of the Tracy brothers in Thunderbirds Are Go could have been disastrous. It was not for one simple reason. Respect. Respect for their elders. The elders, in this case, being the original Thunderbirds, the brilliant mid-60’s creation of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson which featured marionette puppetry combined with scale-model special effects sequences in a hybrid filming technique dubbed “Supermarionation”. Aside from what […]

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How can you NOT love Peter Capaldi as…The Doctor!

When it was originally announced that Peter Capaldi would become the Twelfth Doctor taking over for Matt Smith in 2014, there were those that raised more than a few eyebrows. Many of those who wondered whether or not this was the right choice only knew Capaldi from his more recent roles in either The Hour […]

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