The Curtain Starts to Fall for Peter Capaldi on Doctor Who

Last week’s “World Enough and Time” was one of my favourite episodes of Doctor Who in years, full of great twists and utterly terrifying in its treatment of it’s villains. “The Doctor Falls” closes out what has been a generally strong series for the show and begins the inevitable end of Peter Capaldi’s time as the Doctor.…
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Was Sherlock‘s Finale A Potentially Satisfying Conclusion To The Show?

In many ways, “The Final Problem” felt like a finale to Sherlock as a whole, in a great way. As a big fan of the series, I haven’t enjoyed Series 4 as much as I wanted to but the finale was a big improvement and serves as a fitting and overall satisfying potential conclusion to this story.…
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The Game is Afoot In One of Sherlock‘s Grimmest Episodes Yet

There’s something strange about this series of Sherlock. This has been one of my favourite shows since it first aired all the way back in 2010 and is often an example of what I believe all television can aspire to match. And I know I should love these new episodes and I certainly like them, but there’s just something about them that just holds me back from going all in.…
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After Three Years Away, Sherlock‘s Return Is Sure To Be Divisive

There’s an inherent problem with casting two incredibly in-demand actors as your two leads; it’s really hard to get everyone free at the same time. And so, other than last year’s Victorian-themed (mostly) Christmas special, it’s been three years since the last series of Sherlock. Did the new series live up to the inevitably massive hype?…
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Superheroes and Doctor Who: The Crossover To Save Christmas

This has been a very long year for Doctor Who fans. A whole 365 days without a new episode, which is a damn shame because Peter Capaldi was nailing it last series and a true delight to watch on screen. The annual Christmas special, “The Return of Doctor Mysterio” was a lot of fun, just as it should be, but probably suffered a little from the long wait.…
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The Twelth Doctor: Series 9 Retrospective

(SPOILERS…) Now that Peter Capaldi’s second series has officially come to an end and the better part of a year at least until we get to see those terrifying eyebrows again, I decided it was the perfect time to consider his performance and growth as the Doctor in the last two years.…
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Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Sherlock and John become the Holmes and Watson of the classic Conan Doyle stories. Written as a special one-off to ease the wait between Series 3 and 4 (for that we can blame the continuing success of Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch, those talented bastards), ‘The Abominable Bride’ is a very tongue-in-cheek and meta exploration of Sherlock Holmes, both as a character and as a story.…
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