Doctor Who: The War Master–Beneath the Viscoid [A Big Finish sampler]

Big Finish is a company that has produced hours and hours of original audio drama, largely built on the universe of Doctor Who. Not content with stories about the Doctor, the company has also looked around in every corner of the franchise for other possible focuses for its production. Not surprisingly, that has included the Doctor’s most popular enemies, including the Master.

(Daily Doctor Who #178)

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The Odessa File [50 New-Old Movies for the 51st Year #31]

Mid-last year, I turned 50 years old!  And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #31.  Spoilers ahead.  

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Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Tournament – Newman Conference – Round Two

After a long long absence, we are finally voting again on Tenth Doctor Doctor Who stories starring David Tennant, pitting them against each other in an elimination tournament, with whichever story gets at least two out of three votes from our judges will move on to the next round. The judges will be myself and two of my daughters–Johanna (14-15 when we took these votes) and Laurelle (13-14).  The stories have been seeded according ratings on IMDb, and randomly broken up into two conferences–the Newman Conference and the Lambert Conference.

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