Spinner's End

10 Dec 2013

30 Nov 2013

wow.
b r i l l i a n t.

(Source: thedoctorsthief)

25 Nov 2013

Re: Day of the Doctor.

While it was an absolute delight to watch Matt Smith and David Tennant act together as the same character, like seriously it was the best… 

…as is typical of anything Steven Moffat touches, I’m left with a bitter taste in my mouth.

Spoilers under the cut, but please read because I need somebody to reassure me right now that everything is going to be okay.

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21 Oct 2013

roughhewnends:

there's the respect that makes calamity of so long life

Hamlet!Doctor = automatic reblog

8 Oct 2013

perfect

perfect

25 Aug 2013

borntosavethedoctor:

But it’s my best shot, yeah?

omg my heart wants this to be true

30 Jul 2013

“I say focus more on the beautiful and complicated stories the show has to offer and less on how much you want to snog the Doctor.”
Wise words from Hypable user K@ in the comments on a recent “who will be the next Doctor” speculation article (potential spoilers at the link, if you consider heavy speculation to be spoilerish).

Everyone’s spazzing right now because of the possibility of an older actor playing the Doctor, and this comment is right on.  Ten is my favorite Doctor and Eleven is not far behind (I started with the new series, so that’s where my nostalgic heart is - apologies to the Classic Who purists), and I love their energy and their contrast of young body/old soul.  And yeah, okay, Tennant and Smith are both exactly my preferred brand of gorgeous.  But that’s not why I like them.  I like them because of what they each brought to the role.  The Doctor is such a complicated character, and there are SO MANY ways to approach playing him.  I think the show is ready for a change (*cough* in more ways than one *cough* Moffat do you hear me *COUGH COUGH*), and an older Doctor would be a really welcome shift, in my opinion.

Of course it could all go completely to shit no matter who gets cast as the Doctor if certain showrunners continue to bludgeon the Nonsense Piñata and haphazardly cobble together whatever falls out of it and pretend it’s genius.  Just saying.

19 May 2013

LOOOOOVE

(Source: billieviper)

29 Apr 2013

Steven Moffat.

Okay first of all, everybody freaking out about the Doctor’s name and Series 7b in general and whatnot needs to calm down.

Moffat loves him some trolling.  Everyone should know this by now.  Also, this show is more than just him and chances are it’s going to be okay.

…that being said…


I love this show and I’m still invested and I don’t even hate Moffat’s writing in general but it has actually gotten to the point now where I WANT to care SO BADLY and it’s like he’s purposely devising ways to make that impossible.

Only three episodes left in this series now, yet I still feel like we’re only on episode three or four.  I WANT to know Clara, but I don’t.  I WANT there to be some shred of continuity, but there isn’t.  I’m grasping at crack theory straws because I know this could be so much better than it is.  I still have hope that the end of this series could absolutely blow my mind apart, but it’s a very weak hope because I’ve been disappointed too many times.

This is exhausting.

29 Apr 2013

sunnyedge:

Matt Smith - The Times Photoshoot

Baby you a song, you make me wanna roll my windows down

25 Apr 2013

Can we please talk about the fact that the Doctor/Clara ship name is “Whoufflé”?

Because this will never not be hilarious.

25 Apr 2013

Well shit, Matt Smith, you are 150% perfect.  Great job at life!

Well shit, Matt Smith, you are 150% perfect.  Great job at life!

22 Apr 2013

Okay this one might be less obvious, but.There have been a TON of Rose references in these new episodes.At first I thought I was imagining it.But the noises I made when Clara started singing “Hungry Like the Bad Wolf” in Cold War… …inhuman noises.INHUMAN NOISES.I swear there better be some SEVERE Rose Tyler in the 50th Anniversary or I will be in a rage.

Okay this one might be less obvious, but.
There have been a TON of Rose references in these new episodes.
At first I thought I was imagining it.
But the noises I made when Clara started singing “Hungry Like the Bad Wolf” in Cold War
…inhuman noises.
INHUMAN NOISES.
I swear there better be some SEVERE Rose Tyler in the 50th Anniversary or I will be in a rage.

8 Apr 2013

The Rings of Akhaten!
Honestly I wasn’t quite feeling it for most of the episode.  And I’m willing to overlook A LOT of this show’s issues.  I mean I understand why people are getting upset with it lately, and God knows I have a special loathing for Moffat-flavored shenanigans (Series 6 arc, I’m looking at you).  But I also think people love to rip New Who apart in a particularly vicious way.  Even the best episodes have rants written about them that just pick and stab at the stupidest things.  It makes me sad that people can’t seem to enjoy it for what it is at its heart - which, despite many problems and shortcomings, is still pretty unique and beautiful.

That being said, towards the end of this episode when the Doctor was staring down the planet-god, I couldn’t help thinking of Ten’s speech in The Satan Pit… and then Eleven’s speech happened, and Matt Smith’s acting set against the song… it just… I mean… that’s kind of why I love this show.

Still felt like just a mediocre episode overall, and I’m still nervous about the rest of Series 7, but at the end of the day I’m in it for moments like this.  Sorry not sorry.

2 Apr 2013

Speechless.

Speechless.