Dr Who: Daleks Invasion Earth 2150. A .D (1966 UK)

dr-who-and-the-daleks-1965-003-long-shot-with-daleks-fear-00m-n0t-3x4-cropThose colourful pepperpots are at it again…Although William Hartnell was the television Doctor at the time, for some reason he was not asked to play the role in the films, even though both were based upon television episodes which he had appeared in. The films make no mention of the Doctor being an alien timelord; he is presumed to be a human scientist / inventor, and this deviation from the TV series is the reason for Peter Cushing’s banishment from the official canon. Something else missing from the film is the television version’s very distinctive electronic theme tune. Not that I give a jot about that. [Read more…]

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ELEMENTARY (USA) Television Review

elementaryThis US update of the Sherlock Holmes saga has only one good thing going for it, it’s star: Johnny Lee Miller. But even his performance is completely drowned out by the politically-correct interpretation, terrible to mediocre co stars and the general lack of quality in pretty much all aspects of the series. [Read more…]

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