So - the much trumpeted The DAY Of The DOCTORS - any good,
It's interesting that Moffat, who wrote some of the better scripts
attain his former heights since he's been at the helm. The trouble is (in my
opinion) that - as the ultimate example of a Doctor Who fan-boy geek him-
self, his self-indulgent revelling in his own vision of what the programme is
about - while doubtless leaving other geeks in convulsions of ecstasy at the
pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and non-coherent nonsense presented on-
screen - tends to leave more sensible, level-headed viewers feeling alien-
ated (apt word, considering the topic) by the lack of clear, linear
storytelling presented in an intriguing and compelling way.
As I've said before, the impression given is that he starts from an
by his efforts, while viewers who love the show don't have any pals who
aren't Doctor Who fans and have never had a girlfriend.
JOHN HURT gave a stellar performance of how the Doctor should
of something slightly resembling (but not too much) suspense. Yawn. And,
nice as it was to see TOM BAKER subsidising his pension, his cameo
appearance made absolutely no damn sense.
A wasted opportunity in my view, and the fact that Moffat reportedly
ing and how he's going to solve it in a panting paragraph of dreary and un-
convincing exposition before pressing a button on his sonic screwdriver
in the last five minutes and making everything right again.
Personally, I'd rather see DAVID BRADLEY given the chance to
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