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Doctor Who TV Show • Page 25

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by clockwise, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. clockwise

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  2. tomtom94

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    Sontarans and Weeping Angels is an odd combo

    But excited for it to be back
     
  3. Rowan5215

    An inconsequential shift as the continents drift.

    they're in different episodes I'm assuming haha
     
  4. tomtom94

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    Well it's all part of a continuous story right?
     
  5. clockwise

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    Yes!
     
  6. Rowan5215

    An inconsequential shift as the continents drift.

    yeah one serialised story but it seems like we're still getting individual monster episodes within that? I remember some pretty strong rumours of a Sontaran Halloween episode when they were filming
     
  7. clockwise

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    Nobody really knows how it'll all pan out but I'm sure there will be decent variety between episodes.
     
  8. JoshShulkin

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    Yeah, I'm assuming it'll be a season-long storyline that has different settings for each episode or something along those lines.

    I'm also cautiously optimistic for this season! I haven't been a huge fan of Chibnall's run so far, but I get the feeling he might really shine with a shorter, continuous storyline as opposed to overseeing 10, mostly disconnected stories.
     
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  9. clockwise

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    Yeah I share the same cautious optimism. Keyword cautious.
     
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  10. clockwise

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    Looks freakin awesome IMO.
     
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  11. Importer/Exporter

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    Yeah that does look dope. I don’t have high hopes, but I’m definitely gonna give it a fair shot.
     
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  12. xDumpweed182x

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    I haven't been as low on Chibnall's run as most people, but it has definitely had some very weak points. I'm looking forward to seeing how he closes out his and Jodie's time with the Doctor.
     
  13. Dodge725

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    I’ve been going through and reading the recent Titan Comics runs and Eleven’s first year is awesome. The villain is great and the lesson the Doctor learns is even present in the show and helps explain a major part of his growth from Ten to the Eleven. Highly recommend everyone look into it.
     
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  14. Rowan5215

    An inconsequential shift as the continents drift.

    ok the Flux trailer is my favourite thing to come out of the Chibnall era so far. can't deny I'm pretty excited now
     
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  15. clockwise

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    It's Flux day!
     
  16. Rowan5215

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  17. Dodge725

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    My big wishes for this season are more info on the Timeless Child idea and story to really define 13’s era. The Timeless Child is an interesting idea but needs to be fleshed out more to be effective and it does seem that they’re going for that defining story with the long form storytelling.
     
  18. clockwise

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    This is a good article. Pretty much agree on every point. We'll see if Chibs can stick the landing on his last series, I think he just might.
     
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  19. JoshShulkin

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    It might just be the excitement of having Doctor Who back, but I'm thinking this was possibly the strongest episode of Chibnall's run so far. I'm really, really looking forward to the rest of the season in a way I haven't felt for a while
     
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  20. clockwise

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    Yeah, this episode was REALLY fucking good. It felt like proper Doctor Who and what I wish Chibnall did from the get go.
     
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  21. Rowan5215

    An inconsequential shift as the continents drift.

    this was... really good, yeah, but there was way too much going on

    like, as a longtime fan even I was struggling to keep track of all the storylines introduced and how far along each were. I think a casual fan who didn't know what The Division was, or a Weeping Angel, or that these potato-headed dudes are called Sontarans would have just checked out of this episode

    that being said, what was there was really enjoyable. Dan is instantly likable and seems to be more than just 'Graham but Scouse' which is what I was worried about. Calvinista was hilarious and I loved the reversal (DW does the 'bad guy is actually a good guy but misunderstood' trope a lot, but it always gets me nonetheless). the Angel scene was inspired and super scary (how have we never had someone fumbling for their keys while looking at an Angel before? brilliant)

    most importantly it seems like they're finally fully leaning into Jodie's range as an actor, which is super late but very welcome. the scene that cut between a closeup of her eye into the Flux and led into her saying she could feel the universe breaking was incredible, had me flashing right back to Eccleston's "turn of the earth" speech in Rose. if the worst thing about this season is that there's too much going on, well, it'll still be Chibnall's best by a fair bit. can't wait for next week
     
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  22. Rowan5215

    An inconsequential shift as the continents drift.

    another pretty good episode, but kinda felt like an extended prequel for next week, which looks wild. can't wait
     
  23. Importer/Exporter

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    Honestly enjoy that they are allowing this to look “bad” lol it feels like 9/10 era. Feel like there was a sheen in the first two Whittaker seasons that I didn’t love visually.
     
  24. Rowan5215

    An inconsequential shift as the continents drift.

    they've definitely chilled on the extremely unnecessary closeups and lens flare stuff. that being said, I thought this looked fantastic. the overhead shot of the battle starting and the one of the ship crashing into the docks were like fully high-budget TV stuff, super impressive
     
  25. Rowan5215

    An inconsequential shift as the continents drift.

    I may need to watch this one again on headphones but first time around I found it borderline incomprehensible. had no idea what was going on for most of it