Doctor Who 2018

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New Doctor Who:

I have NO problem with Jodie Whittaker being The Doctor.
I have a BIG problem with Chris Chibnall delivering such a mediocre first story for her.

The MAGIC is missing!

It was an uninspiring setting, any writer of Who fan fiction could have done better with the story… it was just a predictable, average drama with a few Doctor Who references.

If the second episode isn’t a ripper then it is all over. Doctor Who will be losing viewers by the millions… and episode one would definitely not have created a new generation of viewers, quite the opposite.

Or was this deliberate? To actually give the BBC an “excuse” to stop making Who? It happens a lot in television these days… sadly.

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Episode 13.3 – ROSA

The BEST episode of Doctor Who that I’ve seen in MANY years!

Chris Chibnall and the new Doctor Who team have redeemed themselves with this amazing historical episode about Rosa Parks.  

I’m finding many of the episodes this season to be more like episodes of “Class” than Doctor Who… and we all know that show only survived for ONE season.  Seems like we are condemned to be dragged between two extremes in season 13 of new Doctor Who. 

 

SALVATION

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SALVATION

 

SALVATION is a 13 episode season on Netflix about an asteroid heading to destroy Earth. 

The tech geniuses, played by Santiago Cabera and Charlie Rowe, have to fight the government and a group of young, deluded hackers to save the planet.  With some help on the inside they get close to success but the traitors, also on the inside, have their own agenda.

Strong and charismatic performances support a story of twists, turns and intrigue.

Thrilled that we will have Season 2 in late 2018.

 

9 asteroids out of 10

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LOST IN SPACE (2018)

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LOST IN SPACE (2018)

 

Netflix has released all 10 episodes of the new reboot of LOST IN SPACE.

Currently up to episode 4, I’m very impressed.

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I missed the cameo by Billy Mummy in episode 1 because I was more focused on seeing that Dr Smith is a female in this version.  I was actually distracted by my partner’s very vocal response to this realisation; he was also unimpressed that the new Dr Who is a female.  I don’t share his concerns but I do admit that the TV series of Van Helsing was destroyed because they chose to make the lead a female instead of a male.

LOST IN SPACE looks like it will be a great ride… just not as brilliant as the ultimate SciFi competition from this year, STAR TREK Discovery… still the best new SciFi series since Westworld.

 

8 “Danger, Will Robinsons” out of 10

 

 

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