Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 31

‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ‘Boom Town’ (BBC America)

“Boom Town” is the story of the Doctor consolidating everything that has happened to him since he first met Rose Tyler. In that time, he’s learned to let go of some of his bitterness over the Time War, he’s dropped his defenses enough to want to show Rose how exciting the universe can be, and …

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Mar 31

Benedict Cumberbatch Wows Critics in ‘The Hollow Crown’ (BBC America)

The second cycle of The Hollow Crown previewed at a press screening this week in London, and reports suggest Benedict Cumberbatch steals the show. He plays Richard III, or the Duke of York’s third son as he’s known at the beginning of the film trilogy. In it the reign of Henry VI, depicted by Shakespeare in the …

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Mar 31

Peter Capaldi on Terry Gilliam, improving the BBC and the best fan mail he's ever received (Radio Times)

Mar 30

10 Bad Guys We Find Ourselves Rooting For (BBC America)

There have been moments that we’re watching a TV show or film and find ourselves rooting for the bad guy. It does make one stop and think, “Wait. Am I leaning toward the Dark Side?” We don’t have to go that far. Possibly we’re simply seeing the good in baddies. Either way, here are 10 …

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Mar 30

Idris Elba, Ben Whishaw Among BAFTA TV Award Nominations (BBC America)

Nominations for the BAFTA TV Awards celebrating excellence in British TV have been announced, and BBC AMERICA series Luther, London Spy, Adele: Live in London, The Graham Norton Show and Doctor Who all received nods from the judges. Luther was nominated thanks to the performance of Idris Elba, who is competing for the Best Leading Actor Award …

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Mar 30

The Pull List: GODZILLA OBLIVION #1, BLACK SCIENCE #21, and JUDGE DREDD #4 (Nerdist)

Welcome back to The Pull List, Wednesday Warriors! It’s that time of the week again; time to storm the gates and bring home a fresh stack of new comics. Before you head to the shop, arm yourself with a few recommendations. And for you big spenders out there, we also have a complete list of …

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Mar 30

Could this new fan theory help explain why the Doctor has never been a woman? (Radio Times)

Mar 30

THE FLASH Review: “Flash Back” (Nerdist)

Time travel, as presented thus far on The Flash, has been of the relatively straightforward Back to the Future variety: a direct shot to the past or future, followed by a just-as-sudden return trip home. But in “Flash Back” the show graduates to the Back to the Future Part II/Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure level. …

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Mar 30

Who missed out on a Bafta TV Award nomination? (Radio Times)

Mar 30

Wolf Hall leads the charge with four Bafta TV nominations (Radio Times)

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