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.”
As we celebrate Halloween, and the end of 31 Days of Horror here at Biff Bam Pop!, I thought I’d take a look at a TV series long known for making kids watch from behind their sofas in terror for almost five decades. Meet me after the jump and we’ll talk about the monsters of Doctor Who.
Crimson Tide and The Hunt for Red October are terrific films, time capsules of the tenuous relations in the US/USSR Cold War with great performances and amazing direction. They’re only missing one thing, well, two actually. A malevolent alien force and a meddling Time Lord.
Who? That’s right, The Doctor. Check out my recap and review of this week’s episode of “Doctor Who,” called appropriately “Cold War,” right after the jump, warning, spoilers abound.