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A pair of British science-fiction series — the short-running “Primeval” and the long-running “Doctor Who” — have arrived with new adventures on DVD this week. “Primeval Vol. 2”

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26 Jul 2009 // 4:00 AM

Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead

Picture the following situation. You catch a bus to go home after a hard day’s work, pay the fare and take a seat. Suddenly

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20 Jul 2009 // 3:18 AM

Torchwood: Children of Earth

On a dark night in 1965, a busload of Scottish children is driving down a deserted road. The bus comes to a stop and the children

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28 Jun 2009 // 2:20 AM

A Doctor Who Christmas! In June…

In Doctor Who: The Next Doctor, the Doctor (David Tennant), arrives in London on Christmas Eve, 1851. As the Doctor exits the TARDIS he finds himself

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Doctor Who: The Armageddon Factor (Special Edition)

In dealing with false wars and arrogant generals, this comes eerily close to reflecting our current political climate, evil skull-faced creatures be damned.

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Doctor Who: The Androids of Tara

Mistaken identities. Political intrigue. Robotic princesses with laser guns for stomachs. Yup: it's another classic Who episode.

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Doctor Who: The Key to Time - Special Collector’s Edition

If you're ever stressed by the current dark trends in sci-fi, this set will be a soothing palliative. Take it from me; the future isn’t what it used to be.

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16 Feb 2009 // 8:00 PM

Doctor Who: Four to Doomsday

For Peter Davidson's first full episode as the Doctor, we're treated to horrible costume choices, a great script, and the worst companion to ever set foot in the TARDIS.

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13 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

Doctor Who: The War Machines

Yes, Artificial Intelligence will continually try and destroy us, but it still makes for some grand sci-fi viewing.

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Doctor Who: The Invisible Enemy / K9 and Company

K-9 remains a vital part of the Who universe -- but he's just not leading man material.

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Doctor Who: The Five Doctors (25th Anniversary Edition)

This stands more as a giddy popcorn thriller than an entertaining philosophical meditation on existence -- which, as it turns out, proves to be rather fitting.

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Doctor Who: The Trial of a Time Lord

There are many moral qualms left open at the end of Trial, but the comical, fantastic, and dangerous journey has rarely been so satisfying.

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Doctor Who: The Infinite Quest

Quest marks the first full-length animated outing for the Doctor -- and, with any luck, it will be his last.

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Doctor Who: The Complete Fourth Series

In its strongest outing yet, the Doctor meets several new friends and old enemies, leaving some classic episodes and one very bloated finale in its wake.

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Doctor Who: The Time Meddler

Exploring complex themes, this classic Doctor proves to be heady and entertaining in equal measure.

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Doctor Who: Black Orchid (Episode 121)

It's sad that the commentary track -- in which the actor's lambaste this episode -- is more entertaining than the episode itself.

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Doctor Who: Beneath The Surface

The Doctor takes on Silurians and Sea Devils, but more in sorrow than in anger.

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19 May 2008 // 10:00 PM

Doctor Who: The Time Warrior

All things considered The Time Warrior and Timelash could be labeled “The Height and Fall of Classic Doctor Who”.

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Doctor Who: Planet of Evil

An infinite universe must contain a lot of fun, even when it’s trying to kill you.

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29 Jan 2008 // 8:59 PM

Doctor Who: Time-Flight

Some 25 years after the Great Whovian schism, the author gives Peter Davison’s Doctor Who another chance.

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