Thoughts on Doctor Who Series 8


Though it took us a while to get through, this past week my friends and I completed watching Series 8 of Doctor Who (with the exception of the Christmas Special). With the story wrapped up until Series 9 comes along, I thought I’d share my feelings on the series.Read More »


The Twelfth Doctor: A Return to Ambiguity


Recently, my friends and I have finally been able to begin watching the latest season of Doctor Who, where Peter Capaldi takes of the role of the Doctor in his newest incarnation. While we are only a couple of episodes into the season so far, the plotlines of each episode have marked a return to something in the Doctor’s character I hadn’t really seen since David Tennant’s portrayal: moral ambiguity.Read More »

My Farewell to the Tenth


As I’ve mentioned and written about a number of times already, I have been watching a lot of Doctor Who. I refrained from writing about the show during October, since I wanted to focus more on horror in honour of Halloween. Now that we’ve entered November, however, I feel free to return to the well of Doctor Who once more for a topic of musing.

At this point, my friends and I are almost completed the sixth season, so we are well into the Matt Smith period of The Doctor. Despite this, however, I feel I need to pay my respects to the tenth Doctor, David Tennant, who has easily been my favourite of the three incarnations of the Doctor I have known so far.Read More »