Mister Eclectic (howeird) wrote,
Mister Eclectic

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Dr What?

So, finally cracked open the latest Dr. Who DVD (Series 3 vol. 2) from amazon.co.uk, and watched the two Dalek episodes (one episode, split in two, actually) Daleks In Manhattan and Evolution Of The Daleks. I continue to adore the new companion, Freema Agyeman, and sincerely wish they had named her something more exotic than Martha Jones. It's a sad day when the actress has a more Whovian name than the character she's playing. Come to think of it, Billie Piper is a pretty kewl character name compared to Rose Tyler. Tennant continues to be an enjoyable Doctor for me. Fine production values, but the writing isn't as good as it might have been. There was some really bad dialogue, especially around the "evolved" dalek scenes, and not much in the quip department. I loved the performance of Miranda Raison as the token floozy, Tallulah (gag me - this is the name of the floozy character Jodie Foster played in Bugsy Malone). And the sappy "give me your tired, your poor" theme was a bit much, even for lil' ol' me, who is highly romantic about the Miss Liberty poem and what it stands for. Or ought to stand for.

Two more episodes, probably will watch those tonight.

Current mood: contemplative
Tags: review

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