Thursday, April 3 2008
An infinite universe must contain a lot of fun, even when it’s trying to kill you.
Thursday, January 31 2008
Reminiscent of Scorsese’s Raging Bull in its dissection of the primal need of man to hit and be hit, and its brutish character's struggle with misogyny.
Tuesday, January 29 2008
Some 25 years after the Great Whovian schism, the author gives Peter Davison’s Doctor Who another chance.
Thursday, December 20 2007
Even though Doctor Who has never been as ideologically sophisticated as the Star Trek franchise, as the new millennium accelerates and the specter of war continues to haunt the entire world, the liberal attitude of the Doctor seems far more palatable than the militarism of Captain Kirk.
Tuesday, October 23 2007
Apparently some critics look at Gibson's work and think, "Mmm, no coherent story, big reputation -- that must mean it's lit'rature!"
Thursday, August 9 2007
Thursday, June 21 2007
Thursday, June 7 2007
Friday, May 4 2007
Thursday, October 12 2006
The 'monster of the week' formula allows room for a Doctor Who spin: the zombies were being used to create cures for futuristic diseases, and the werewolf was an alien entity.