Doctor Who: The Doomsday Contract Review

The second of the new double bill of Fourth Doctor Lost Stories jumps ahead a few seasons and sees us land slap-bang in the middle of the Douglas Adams-y era of The Doctor and Romana II. It was written by John Lloyd of Blackadder, QI and a whole bunch of other things-fame and script edited by Douglas Adams, so as you’d imagine it leans heavily into the humour side, which is fine, great even, if the story was actually fully formed… Let’s take a look…

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Thor Review

Thor was the riskiest early movie in the MCU in my eyes, Iron Man was equally unknown but at least it had the “cool suit” aspect for it, Thor just had old fashioned lingo and magic, which didn’t fit with other films at all. Somehow of course they pulled it off, not only casting Thor and Loki perfectly but somehow pulling off Asgard and their magical ways and had it fit the films that came before and after it. Let’s take a look!

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Doctor Who: Return of the Cybermen Review

Return of the Cybermen is an interesting Lost Story as it’s the original script for what became “Revenge of the Cybermen” and written by Cybermen co-creator Gerry Davis, but the script was rewritten by Robert Holmes after he wasn’t satisfied with this one. Was he right? Well… quite possibly, but still! Let’s take a look at what “could have been” had the script editor not decided to exorcise large chunks of the script, shall we?

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24: Day 1 – 1:00pm to 12:00am Review

(My review of the first half of Day One can be found by clicking HERE)

After a stressful twelve hours it’s safe to say Jack Bauer and his family retire to their home, have a nice cuppa and go to sleep peacefully… What’s that? The show’s called “24”? Oh, in that case, they’re in for second course of twelve hours full of terrorist plots and kidnappings! Let’s take a look at how Day One ends, shall we?

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Doctor Who: The End of the Beginning Review

So here we are, after over 20 years of monthly releases, the final Main Range Doctor Who story. While each Doctor previously in this range will be getting their own box set releases going forward, it still feels like quite the “end of an era”. So what was the release to end it all like? Funnily enough very similar to the one that started it all, but that’s not really a good thing…

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Turn-A Gundam – Episodes 1 – 16 Review

Turn-A Gundam is a very odd series to cover. It’s pretty much the antithesis of Victory Gundam, that series being all negative and depressing, and this being all positive and full of hope. That being said, this does lead to the series leaning on both comedy and even romance, neither of which I find Tomino manages to land all that often. Still! Let’s take a look at what is currently the last TV or film effort set in the UC timeline (even if its set so far in the future that the name has changed) that I’ve yet to cover…

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Doctor Who: Stranded 2 – Dead Time & UNIT Dating Review

The Stranded story arc resumes with… well, Stranded 2, and we kick off with the revelation that the TARDIS has healed to the point of time travel, but is still very much rooted to the spot. It’s an interesting twist and one that thankfully doesn’t get in the way of the new “family” of companions The Doctor has found himself with. So let’s take a look at the first half of the set, shall we?

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