The 2013 Starfest Convention is set to take place in Denver from April 19-21. Since it began in 1977, the convention has grown and has become a celebration of all science fiction. As “Doctor Who” has grown in popularity, so has its presence at conventions around the country. With three days of amazing programming spanning three hotels, what does the convention offer for Whovians? Well, more than a fan could imagine.
A companion’s first off world adventure seems to set the tone for their ongoing travels. In the case of Clara Oswald, her first trip was one of suspense and self-discovery. In “The Rings of Akhaten”, writer Neil Cross and director Farren Blackburn take viewers to a magical world that orbits an ominous gas giant.
There have been many war stories, however one era that is not looked at often is the period just before the Second World War. The tension of knowing what is coming adds to the draw dropping cinematography of “Spies of Warsaw”. The epic mini series will be released on DVD from BBC Worldwide on April 16, 2013. Starring David Tennant and Janet Montgomery, the fictional story of spies in Poland lies immaculately within a backdrop of detailed historical events. (Continue reading on Examiner.com)
After 96 days without new “Doctor Who”, fans gathered around their televisions for the newest story in the hopes that some questions would be answered. Who is Clara? Why does The Doctor keep meeting her? Will he ever find her again? Steven Moffat did not disappoint. “The Bells of Saint John” is a fast paced story full of adventure, thrills and fun. No doubt many children had to watch television from behind a sofa. (Continue reading on Examiner.com)
Many Americans are trying to find an economical way to take a phenomenal vacation. If one enjoys science fiction, comic books or fandom of any kind, a localconvention could be the perfect option. Not only are these events fun and close, there are many reasons to take advantage of the opportunity that a local convention offers. (Continue reading at Examiner.com)
Mystery has surrounded the upcoming “Doctor Who” 50th anniversary special. Whovians have been trying to figure out which favorite characters will be returning. Matt Smith appeared on “The Jonathan RossShow” Saturday night revealing a one word clue about the upcoming event. When pressured by Ross to spill at least one tidbit, Matt Smith simply said (Continue reading at Examiner.com)