Monthly Archives: August 2014

Doctor Who – Into the Dalek

By | 31/08/2014

It’s nice to see that the second episode of the new season has kept some of the slower and more thoughtful pace from last weeks opener even thought were back to the 45 minute running time. In this instalment the Doctor rescues a soldier called Journey Blue from impending Dalek death. She insists the Doctor… Read More »

Bond in Motion

By | 29/08/2014

(Sorry for the not-very-fantastic quality of the images. It was only a camera phone and the majority of the exhibits were in the basement with low lighting to enable movie clips to be played.) On display were a number of cars and other vehicles from a large selection of Bond movies along with various props… Read More »

Doctor Who – Deep Breath

By | 24/08/2014

Last night Deep Breath, the first episode of Doctor Who featuring the Twelfth Doctor as played by Peter Capaldi, aired on BBC1. Here are my first thoughts on the episode. While I am not going to give a summary of the events of the action be warned that significant spoilers follow. The entirety of the… Read More »

The 100 – first thoughts

By | 17/08/2014

I decided to give a new CW TV show called The 100 a go. On first glance it should appeal to me. It’s set in a post-nuclear holocaust future where Earth had been rendered uninhabitable. The only survivors of humanity live on an orbiting space station called the Ark. Some prisoners – the 100 of… Read More »

Battlestar Galactica Vault preview

By | 11/08/2014

While browsing some online book shops today I made a discovery that immediately goes onto my “I will buy this” list. A new publication with the slightly unwieldy title Battlestar Galactica Vault: The Complete History of the Series, 1978-2012 by Paul Ruditis goes on sale on 23 October 2014, at least in the UK Here’s… Read More »