Doctor Who – Flux Chapter 3: Once, Upon Time (S13E03) Review

Doctor Who – Flux Chapter 3: Once, Upon Time (S13E03) Review

*SPOILERS* Where WAR OF THE SONTARANS saw Chibnall in more or less traditional DOCTOR WHO story-telling mode, ONCE, UPON TIME sees him throw the storytelling rulebook out the window for a crazy-paving time-fractured romp through the rewriting of Whovian lore. While I’m no fan of the Timeless Child arc so far (I’m stuck on the ..

Doctor Who: The Power Of The Doctor Review

Doctor Who: The Power Of The Doctor Review

The Power Of The Doctor sees the Chibnall Era end as it lived: messily. ***SPOILERS*** There’s a fascinating dichotomy at the heart of Chris Chibnall’s time at the helm of DOCTOR WHO, an irreconcilable, Jekyll and Hyde-style division between who he is and what he can do. On the one hand, he’s still that pedantic ..

Doctor Who: Fugitive Of The Judoon (S12E05) Review

Doctor Who: Fugitive Of The Judoon (S12E05) Review

*SPOILERS* Time to dial up a confession of my own – when the writing credits for this week’s episode resolved and Chibnall’s name was there alongside Vinay Patel (writer of last year’s ‘Demons Of The Punjab’) I feared that he’d decided to meddle in what might have had the chance of being a decent script. ..

Doctor Who: The Timeless Children (S12E10) Review

Doctor Who: The Timeless Children (S12E10) Review

*SPOILERS* After last week’s cobbled together chaotic opener, “The Timeless Children” continues Season 12’s trend of two-part continuations which aren’t really two-part stories. With the arrival of The Master on the scene, the Cybermen and their Cyberprophet are relegated to disposable henchmen as the real master plan, Chibnall’s master plan, takes centre stage and he ..