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Month: September 2014

  • TV Episode Review: “Doctor Who” “The Caretaker” (08.06, 2014

    Written by Gareth Roberts and Steven Moffat Directed by Paul Murphy Sometimes, Doctor Who just seems to be wasting time. This episode is a good example. Clara’s relationship with Pink is “getting serious” (I hate that nonsensical phrase. It suggests an incredible amount of disprespect in relationships to say that they “get serious.”), so now…

  • Movie Review: “The Drop” (Michaël R. Roskam, USA 2014)

    Dennis Lehane once wrote a good book that became a great movie in Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese, USA 2010). Some authors have a tendency to translate well (James M. Cain) or poorly (John le Carré) to film because of particular qualities about how they write. Cain’s repetitious, circular plots and relatively simple characters did not…

  • TV Episode Review: “Doctor Who” “Time Heist” (08.05, 2014)

    Written by Steve Thompson and Steven Moffat Directed by Douglas MacKinnon This episode has an interesting teaser. The Doctor gets a call on the TARDIS’s external phone and after he remarks that hardly anyone has the number, he and Clara suddenly awaken in a dark room with two others, the Doctor holding a memory worm…

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