Posted by: mikecane | April 18, 2009

Doctor Who Easter Special 2009

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It never really … gelled.

There were moments, such as the Doctor reassuring everyone he’d get them home again.

Plus this dig:

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“The aristocracy survives for a reason.”

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“We’re ready for anything.”

But Malcolm …

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… made me cringe. Really, this is the 21st century. This didn’t feel like the work of Davies, that kind of stereotyping.

And the flies …

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… simply implied too many uncomfortable things. But I’m sure kids enjoyed them.

It had a big score, the Director of Photography did some ambitious work, but ultimately, it was just very, very weak.

Ah well. Next up I think is the final Tennant one. From the promo:

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When they look at the ceiling like that, it has to be good!

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