I am taking five days off to relax and travel in the TARDIS. Have a great weekend!’
All posts for the month August, 2013
Broadchurch, Season 1, Episode 2, Beth Latimer (Jodie Whittaker) and Mark Latimer (Andrew Buchan)
After stunning viewers with its American premiere on BBC America, “Broadchurch” will continue Wednesday with the second of eight episodes. A drama about the effect a murder of a child has on a family and a small town, David Tennant and company continues to astonish with their groundbreaking performances. The drama and desperation created by the death of a small boy is heartbreaking yet drives one to try to help figure out who is the killer. (Continue reading on Examiner.com)
Doctor Who: The Green Death (Special Edition)
Photo Credit: BBC
Yes, this is the episode with the maggots. However, while the villain is a tad disgusting, the story was decades before its time. As a cautionary tale, “The Green Death” dealt with environmental awareness through Science Fiction. Originally airing from May 19 through June 23, 1973, this story marks the exit of fan favorite companion Jo Grant, as portrayed by Katy Manning. The DVD Special Edition release not only contains the highly regarded story, it also includes a separate disc of special features. Join Jon Pertwee as The Doctor and UNIT as they investigate “The Green Death”. (Continue reading on Examiner.com)
Doctor Who: Spearhead from Space; The Doctor (Jon Pertwee) on a ladder
Photo Credit: BBC
Though many thought it would never be done, BBC is releasing the first classic “Doctor Who” story on Blu Ray. “Spearhead From Space” is the first story during Jon Pertwee’s time in the TARDIS. Originally airing from January 3 through January 24, 1970, this engaging tale highlight’s The Doctor’s first adventure exiled to Earth. In addition, this is the first story shot in color and entirely on film. The new high definition restoration is breath taking and a must own for any “Doctor Who” fan. (Continue reading on Examiner.com)
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LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 22: Peter Capaldi attends the British Comedy Awards at the O2 Arena on January 22, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
After months of speculation, it is has finally been announced. The Twelfth Doctor will be Peter Capaldi. As a screen veteran, appearing in over forty films and television shows, he will be the newest incarnation of the lead in “Doctor Who”. With much pomp and circumstance, the announcement was made in a live simulcast aired around the world. (Continue Reading on Examiner.com)
Doctor Who, Season 7, Episode 7, Clara (Jenna-Louise Coleman) and the Doctor (Matt Smith) Photo: ADRIAN ROGERS, ©BBC WORLDWIDE
After 50 years and eleven incarnations of The Doctor, BBC One and BBC America will be hosting a live special to announce the Twelfth Doctor on Sunday, August 4, 2013. Whovians, or “Doctor Who” fans, all around the world have been wondering who will take the reigns from Matt Smith since he announced his departure on June 1, 2013. The wait is almost over.