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One of England’s most enduring characters, Robin Hood, swings back into action in one of several sparkling new DVD sets recently released by BBC

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Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars

As the tenth Doctor's tale winds down to its end, The Waters of Mars show that the greatest horror of all exists in the Time Lord himself.

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15 Dec 2009 // 9:47 AM

PASADENA, Calif. — The Doctor is on his way out. Oh, there’ll be another one along soon, because that’s the tradition of “Doctor Who.”

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10 Dec 2009 // 9:59 PM

The Brontë Collection

Lovers of all things Brontë will want to check out this BBC box set.

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4 Nov 2009 // 8:59 PM

Doctor Who: The Next Doctor

Another one of Davies' overwrought space melodramas winds up imploding on itself, but the DVD special feature is a treat worth savoring.

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Doctor Who: The Deadly Assassin

Heavily based on The Manchurian Candidate, the political intrigue here makes this one of the best Doctor Who adventures ever filmed -- no, really.

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Doctor Who: Image of the Fendahl

Psychic grandmas, the theory of evolution, and a gun-weilding Tom Baker makes for one of the most tension-filled Doctor Who outings of the "classic" era.

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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 // 5:00 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 // 4:18 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 // 3:20 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 // 9:00 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 // 9:00 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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