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“Doctor Who” Series 12: BBC Names New, Returning Writers & Directors

As much as we’ve been trying to keep a positive attitude and “stiff upper lip” when it comes to how long we have to wait until Doctor Who Series 12 graces our screens, let’s face it, folks: 2020 is still 2020. Looking at our handy online calendar, what this means is that at a minimum […]

"His Dark Materials: The Idea of North"- A Tale of Two Earths (Spoiler Review)

“His Dark Materials” S01, Ep02: “The Idea of North” (Spoiler Review)

It’s interesting seeing this new interpretation of Phillip Pullman‘s first His Dark Materials novel, The Northern Lights. The first live action adaptation happened back in 2007, and while the movie hit most of the notes of the book, it felt rushed. There was way too much from that novel to cram into the confines of […]

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“Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time” Receives A Launch Trailer

Before we see the release of Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time, PlayStack and Maze Theory have published a brand new launch trailer for the game. There’s some really cool references in here, not just for the current Doctor but ones from the past as well. All tied into a fun little VR adventure. The […]

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“Doctor Who”: BBC Celebrates Our 12th Doctor’s Shining Moments [VIDEO]

You probably knew this was coming. As we wait for a trailer and release date for the next series of Doctor Who, the BBC released a video compilation of the 12th Doctor’s best moments. This video is 53 minutes long, covering Peter Capaldi’s entire five-year run. All the scenes appeared before as separate clips on […]

Taking Scholastic Sanctuary in His Dark Materials

Taking Scholastic Sanctuary in “His Dark Materials”

Yesterday evening I snuggled down with the family to watch His Dark Materials on the BBC. The kids were all ready for bed, the fire was raging, expectations were high – and were met. The Johnstons are very much a Pullman-worshipping household and His Dark Materials and its Dust-based sequels/prequels , we loved the books […]

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“His Dark Materials” Author Philip Pullman Talks Fantasy Epic Adaptation [VIDEO]

Fans of Philip Pullman’s fantasy epic His Dark Materials have already feasted their eyeballs on BBC and HBO‘s mega-budget series adaptation if they were in the U.K. Here in the U.S., the cable giant follows not far behind, premiering the epic series on Monday night, November 4th. Whether you’re watching the opener for the third […]

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“His Dark Materials”: BBC Releases Opening Title Sequence [VIDEO]

Fans of Philip Pullman’s fantasy epic His Dark Materials have only hours left to wait to feast their eyeballs on BBC and HBO‘s mega-budget adaptation: our friends across that large body of water we call the Atlantic Ocean will get the series first, on Sunday, November 3rd. The cable giant follows up not far behind, […]

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“Monty Python” 50 Years of Contemporary Relevance [OPINION]

If any troupe has stood the test of time, it’s British comedy team Monty Python. The stories and sketches Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and Terry Gilliam have heavily influenced generaations. Every 10 years, Monty Python reunites to tell and retell their stories about pitching the idea to the BBC, […]

Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat Bring BBC One's Dracula to MCM London Comic-Con

Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat Bring BBC One’s Dracula to MCM London Comic-Con

Sherlock and Doctor Who writers Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat are writing a brand-new adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic vampire novel for BBC One and Netflix, and they’re bringing a first look at their new series to MCM London on Saturday 26th October. Oh look, I’m already planning to go to the show. That just […]