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 Post subject: Re: Doctor Who
PostPosted: Sat Jun 03, 2017 23:11 
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I enjoyed that. Is this the best season so far?


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 03, 2017 23:20 
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Pundabaya wrote:
I enjoyed that. Is this the best season so far?


Yes

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 Post subject: Re: Doctor Who
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Pundabaya wrote:
I enjoyed that. Is this the best season so far?


This.

Peter Capaldi is ultra scary whenever he plays evil. Definitely the highlight of the episode.


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Have you folks seen these Dr Who/Mr Men books: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/s/ref=nb ... dam+doctor

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Have you folks seen these Dr Who/Mr Men books: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/s/ref=nb ... dam+doctor


There are some animations of them as well - let me dig out the Missy / 12 video


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Not sure why it is but this season hasn't felt as compelling to me as previous Capaldi seasons.


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Lonewolves wrote:
Not sure why it is but this season hasn't felt as compelling to me as previous Capaldi seasons.

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Not sure why it is but this season hasn't felt as compelling to me as previous Capaldi seasons.


Weird. I think it's much better.

Mostly because it's more about the Doctor, and not the Clara Show, occasionally featuring the bumbling doctor.

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I enjoyed it because there were some funny jokes, Matt Smith is ace, and the new assistant is absolutely gorgeous.

God you are so sexist.

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 Post subject: Re: Doctor Who
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'Empress of Mars'. Pretty unmemorable standard 'Doctor Who', not offensively bad like that moon-is-in-egg atrocity, but not standout either. As a homage to old Who, it might do well with nostalgia glasses on but other than the Ice Warrior's novel technique for folding clothes, it's not one I think I'll return to, even if they did have Enfield muskets.

Well, there was one jaw-dropping brilliant moment:

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The stare between Missy and the Doc in the Tardis right at the end was ominous and scary.


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'Empress of Mars'. Pretty unmemorable standard 'Doctor Who', not offensively bad like that moon-is-in-egg atrocity, but not standout either. As a homage to old Who, it might do well with nostalgia glasses on but other than the Ice Warrior's novel technique for folding clothes, it's not one I think I'll return too, even if they did have Enfield muskets.

Well, there was one jaw-dropping brilliant moment:

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The stare between Missy and the Doc in the Tardis right at the end was ominous and scary.


I agree. Brain candy. Suffered from a lack of Lucas, but monster costumes pleasingly crap.

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I enjoyed this week's more than last week's. An enjoyably self-contained story, and I'm sure that watching it on a dark night would make the monster even scarier. I don't really like tentacles. The crows having a sulk was fun, and Nardole was brilliant as usual. Romans are cool and always a welcome addition to anything (see also bears; helicopters; muskets) but I liked how they used young actors to portray them as that felt more in line with the 'just like children' theme and more realistic anyway. Bill's genre-savvyiness was in full flow as she worked out the language translation gubbins, and the whole lip-sync thing was something I hadn't picked up on before.

Might have to rewatch the mini-episode at the end as preparation for the finale.


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I thought that was really good too. This series is consistently knocking it out of the park. I hope they keep Nardole around, Lucas has impressed me, his delivery is masterful.

Missy has been great too.


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Just caught up on the last two. This series has been a slow burner for me - and I came in half way through. But that was great. Especially the bit about kids, and the crows. Great!


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Well, that wasrather good.

I don't think it was very child friendly, mind.


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Brilliant. Super, awesome, brilliant.

I find Missy VERY ATTRACTIVE

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That would have been superb had they not given the plot twists away last week.


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First episode I've properly loved this season.


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Fuuuuuuuuck!


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Also, proper grim and scary.


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How can there be two??

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How can there be two??

One is older and one is younger, they just happen to be in the same time and place. (Assuming you mean the Master and Missy meeting?)


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The same way you can have multiple Doctor stories.


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Pundabaya wrote:
The same way you can have multiple Doctor stories.

Usually something's gone very wrong for it to happen though. Usually they can't cross their own timestream.

Then again 9 did it on purpose in Father's Day. :s


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Timey-wimey.


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Just watched it. Superb stuff, and properly scary too.


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That was awesome.

Very glad I don't watch the 'Coming next week...' sections if it gave any of that away.

Can't wait to see the conclusion. Is the episode next week the last one?

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That was awesome.

Very glad I don't watch the 'Coming next week...' sections if it gave any of that away.

Can't wait to see the conclusion. Is the episode next week the last one?


No, I think they'll do a xmas special at least

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It's called The Doctor Falls, so I reckon the Christmas Special will be the next Doctor


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