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Thursday, January 27 2011

‘Doctor Who: Meglos’: That’s One Pretty Darned Evil Cactus

A Doctor Who debate about science vs. religion may not seem like fertile ground for action, but when you throw in an evil talking cactus, well ...


Wednesday, January 12 2011

Yet Another British Invasion: “Doctor Who” in America

On Christmas 2010 the US got to participate in an ongoing UK tradition, the annual Doctor Who Christmas episode, instead of seeing it a few week's later as in past years. Lynnette Porter explores what this reveals about the show's growing popularity in the US.


Thursday, August 5 2010

With ‘Selling Hitler’, You’ll Laught ‘til You Plotz

The hilarious British series, based on one of the most notorious forgeries of the 20th century, is now available on DVD


Tuesday, November 3 2009

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.


Sunday, November 1 2009

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.


Sunday, May 3 2009

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.


Wednesday, April 15 2009

Doctor Who: The Androids of Tara

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


Thursday, April 2 2009

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.


Tuesday, January 6 2009

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.


Thursday, April 3 2008

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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