Now I’ll be the first to point out that my blog doesn’t have a very specific “market” I just write about what I like, and what interests me. From to books and films to make-up, and home-ware to my day-to -day thoughts and observations. Sometimes I’m funny, sometimes I’m serious. And lets be honest, who doesn’t love a good rant on their blog?
This is going to be a little bit of a rant, so Whovians welcome to my thoughts on the new series of the ever so beloved Doctor Who…. Which has now been fucked over by Moffat!
I actually used to like Moffat’s writing, when he would input the odd episode, “Girl in the Fireplace” is one of my all time favourites (but I’ll get back to that in a bit). Moffat – to me – was seen as the writer who wrote the typical “hide behind the sofa” episodes. However now he’s portrayed as someone who wrote a good thing, but he cannot think of anything else good, and so he keeps going back to something good he made. Deep Breath was crap anyway, but the fact that “Girl in the Fireplace” was referenced – for which seems to be – no good reason in the episode, just baffled me! Unless it’s related to this stupid story ark that’ll, as usual, not be wrapped up well. Is it only me who is fed up with these story arks?
It has been stated multiple times about Moffat being sexist, which is why I’m not going to touch on this subject too much. I’m just glad that Moffat can’t force Clara and The Doctor together again because… well… Capaldi isn’t exactly a spring chicken now is he? I like how there is no sexual tension between them, it feels like it hasn’t been like this since Eccleston and Piper in series 1. But surprise surprise in “Into the Dalek” Clara simply has to be put together with a man. Does Moffat know that women can function perfectly well without men? Probably not.
I’m pretty happy that Moffat has only “fully” written 4 out of the 12 episodes lined up. The latest episode “Robot of Sherwood” was by far the best out of the 3, Mark Gatiss’ writing was amazing.
Moving on, I’m just going to put it out there that I absolutely LOVE Capaldi as the new Doctor. Tennent and Smith’s Doctors were sort of similar, where as now it’s like the silliness and the goodygoodyness has been lifted, and it feels so refreshing. Even if it is a bit darker, Capaldi doesn’t seem to care if someone dies, but Clara does. We have a human and an alien side of the story again, instead of Tennent trying to save people left, right and centre.
Lastly (there is so much to say but I don’t want to bore you) the intro. WHAT HAS HAPPENED. WHY?! Why have they made it so tacky and awful? The time vortex worked, why ruin it? And the music eugh. I can’t really explain what it is that I hate so much about it, is it only me? Let me know your opinion about it.
Infact, let me know all your opinions!
*image shown isn’t mine (I wish)