After the anniversary : Enlightenment reviews the anniversary celebrations! Plus…
- Michael Wisher and Philip Hinchcliffe interviewed
- The recovered Troughton episodes
- News and reviews
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Their Secrets Revealed : The final reviews for Season 2013! Plus, in this last print issue of Enlightenment before the all-digital era begins…
- Re-evaluating recovered episodes—you know, hypothetically…
- The Gazetteer of Doom
- News and reviews
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Just what does Steven Moffatt have against the eyes (the windows of the soul)? Between the Weeping Angels and the Sandmen, we’re not supposed to blink, we’re not to condense a month’s sleep into 5 minutes, and we’re not supposed to watch suspicious transmissions (that one’s used twice).
It was a very intense, interesting episode, but one which leaves itself open to a lot of pointed questions from those who want linear narrative and simple, obvious resolution.
The questions is, though: will anyone be able to risk watching it a second time?
Posted by David H. Olivier on 11/15 at 11:21 AM
Mark Gatiss has badmouthed other people - including his Doctor Who predecessors - many times over the years, in interviews and in his “Pitch of Fear” TV skit.
I don’t think he’ll be able to get away with it anymore, though, because from now on anyone he criticizes will be able to respond with “Well, at least I never wrote a script where the monsters were made of eye boogers.”
Posted by Curt on 11/16 at 02:10 PM
This whole season has been a disappointment so far. I couldn’t even finish watching this episode… probably will when there’s absolutely nothing else to watch. I really like Peter Capaldi as the doctor, and I hope the remaining episodes this season get better!
Posted by David C on 11/16 at 04:37 PM
This has been the best season in ages, but… not this episode. It was okay, but far below the bar the season has set.
Mark Gatiss has written excellent stuff outside of Who, but none of his Doctor Who episodes have really shone for me.
Posted by Andrew on 11/18 at 12:53 PM
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