doctor who reviews

Doctor Who Review: “The Unquiet Dead”–In the Box, Both of You

ROSE: “You can go back and see days that are dead and gone a hundred thousand sunsets ago. No wonder you never stay still.”

DOCTOR: “Not a bad life.”

ROSE: “Better with two.”

Rose Tyler gets it. This is her second trip in the TARDIS, and already she sees the Doctor’s life for all of its brilliance, all of those suns waiting on the horizon. But she’s also known since this man showed up at her door that he’s lonely, and that she’s as good for him as he is for her. They’re so glad they met each other that it’s literally the last thing they want to tell the world before they die. Rose and the Doctor are going down fighting. Together. (more…)

Doctor Who Review: “The End of the World”–All That History

“I just sort of hitched a lift with this man. I didn’t even think about it. Don’t even know who he is. He’s a complete stranger.”

First proper trip in the TARDIS and the Doctor takes Rose to the end of the world. That sends a message. Welcome to Doctor Who, please remember that your entire planet will someday burn. Get ready for loss and pain. Get ready to feel insignificant and overwhelmed and totally alone with your feelings. Get ready to be a little scared of the Doctor. (more…)