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Doctor Who: Suspension of relief?

It’s been a momentous couple of weeks in Doctor Who news. The announcement of the 13th Doctor kept me smiling all the way to work (or at least until I began to read responses), while the preview for the Christmas … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: All you can do is (step back in time)

I have no problem quoting Kylie Minogue songs if they serve my purpose, and my purpose, once more, is to detail Doctor Who related patterns. I can’t help it, all I see are how these help viewers adjust to the … Continue reading

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Gettin’ schooled

Some minor spoilers ahead… As best as I can tell, the enthusiasm ahead of the debut of Doctor Who spin-off Class (ABC iView and ABC2 in Australia) has been cautious, perhaps doubtful. Many (me included) would prefer more Who, than … Continue reading

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Something weirder this way comes?

I’m in two minds about the use of historical people and spiritual concepts in fiction. On the one hand it seems disrespectful to tear precepts and practices from their cultural contexts to insert them at will into stories. Then, on the other … Continue reading

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Review: Of Marthas and Whistlers Mother

Yeah, I saw Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice. So, spoilers ahead. I know, people loathed it. Put it this way, I enjoyed not liking it all, and I didn’t hate it either. It felt like a long, slow motion languid … Continue reading

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Post review musings on Ultron, Mad Max and The Fall

On the last sunny day before Melbourne’s erratic winter settles in, I thought I’d pull together a few stray thoughts I’ve had after recent viewings. It might be a bit spoilery. Avengers: Age of Ultron felt like a welcome visit … Continue reading

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Avengers: Never ending cast of thousands

I’ve been thinking about Avengers: Age of Ultron since I saw it a week and a bit ago. I’m not a huge fan of heroes creating their own problems to solve, vis a vie Ultron. But I get it is … Continue reading

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