VIE-CAP: World Enough And Time

This episode – the eleventh and penultimate of Series 10 – by rights should have been subtitled, “Or, When A Scenario Isn’t Just A Scenario.” Forget what you saw in the pre-credits sequence. That was a tease. (Spoilers, sweetie.) The real heartbreak here comes after The Doctor decides now is as good a time as […]

VIE-CAP: The Eaters Of Light

It’s present-day in Aberdeen, Scotland, and all wee Judy wants to do is lie down on top of a hill and listen for the music stirring underground. A young boy, presumably her older brother, who has listened to many a supernatural tale upon an elder’s knee; is anything but keen: “You’re going to get me […]

VIE-CAP: The Lie Of The Land

“Relax. Do as you’re told. Your future is taken care of.” The Monks have spent the last six months at the fore of a totalitarian regime, and Bill has taken to talking to her long deceased mother to keep top of mind that the world’s history according to the Monks is a lie. Nardole recovered […]

VIE-CAP: Take Me To “The Pilot”

Take me to the pilot Lead me through the chamber Take me to the pilot I am but a stranger* What can I say about the first episode of Series 10 of Doctor Who,¬†other than Wow!? Peter Capaldi, at the outset of his¬†final series as the twelfth Time Lord at the TARDIS console, is pitch […]

VIE-CAP: The Return Of Doctor Mysterio

I hedged, and hemmed, and hawed. Some of the buzz surrounding this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special wasn’t the greatest, and I had enough to do on Christmas Day without finding a way to see it as someone who isn’t a cable TV subscriber. After spending most of New Year’s Day in bed after an unanticipated vertigo […]