posts from steven moffat

Top Gear Doctor Who

by July 15th, 2011 - Culture » Film and TV »

Steven Moffat and Matt Smith have done a relatively bang up job since taking over Doctor Who last season. There have been hiccups, of course. Moffat followed up the stunningly good The Eleventh Hour with one of the worst episodes ever, The Beast Below. And as this very much [...]

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Captain Jack is Company, Torchwood‘s a Crowd

by March 6th, 2011 - Culture » Film and TV »

In the 2005 Doctor Who episode “The Empty Child”, writer Steven Moffat created the character of Captain Jack Harkness. Played by the multi-talented John Barrowman, Harkness was a cocksure time-travelling omnisexual con-man whose sexuality was not trumpeted as some great progressive cause, but was instead just [...]

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Sherlock Holmes: What is in a Name?

by November 10th, 2010 - Culture »


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How cool is the new Sherlock show from the BBC? Doctor Who show-runner, Steven Moffat(Doctor Who, Jekyll) and Mark Gatiss (League of Gentlemen) take the bastard brilliance of Sherlock Holmes and jam in modern time, casting Martin Freeman (Office, Hitchhiker’s Guide to [...]

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Matt Smith…Doctor Who?

by January 4th, 2009 - Culture » Film and TV »

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Can you smell the anti-climax sighing through the atmosphere!? The 11th Doctor is…Matt Smith?

I can’t tell you much about the young man that hasn’t been routinely summarized everywhere elsewhere….except for the apparent fact, which I will seek to further research and therefore confirm, that he is indeed neither [...]

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