Traditionally Doctor Who is considered to be the protector of Earth and mankind against all manner of alien invaders, but what happens when it’s mankind who are the invaders, and the invades are former archenemies of The Doctor? That’s the conundrum when Victorian age explorers land on Mars amongst a hive of Ice Warriors – what will The Doctor do? Meet me after the small time and space jump for my thoughts on “Empress of Mars.”
On last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful” Victor used electricity to control Jekyll’s experiment on Balfour and now prepares to do the same to Lily. Ethan’s father reveals how Ethan’s family was massacred. This week, Vanessa seeks the help of Ferdinand Lyle in her battle against Dracula. There’s a creature hunting our little scorpion, but can Vanessa’s new ally help her? Read the rest of this entry
Our little clones may be flexible, but they are also full of agitation. Can you blame them? In Episode 7, Sarah and the Auntie Clones had their hands full with Vic, Leekie and Donnie. Leekie may know artificial wombs, but he didn’t know Rachael. The Queen Bee sided with Bowles after meeting with daddy dear. Vic betrayed Alison, but Sarah and Felix handled him with confetti and sparkles. Cosima is dying and Donnie kills Leekie. Oh yes, he did! If you thought that was a shocker, wait until you meet the newest member to the clone club. Grab your monozygotic twin and follow me. Read the rest of this entry
If I’m making a list of my top 10 favourite films, there’s one that always nabs an appearance and when mentioned, is received with a bit of shock. For some reason, amongst the company of The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds doesn’t really appear to be a natural fit. But in my mind, it’s one of his best. Great effects, a solid script, a moving performance from Tom Cruise and an absolutely batshit crazy cameo from the one and only Tim Robbins.