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10 ‘Rogue One’ Easter eggs you might have missed

If you didn’t know that Rogue One director Gareth Edwards is even more of a Star Wars fanboy than most of us – though we will fight him on that…. with lightsabers – the sheer amount of fanservice in the movie makes it pretty clear. From a quick appearance by certain scum and villainy in the...

5 reasons why Paul McGann’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Eighth Doctor should be your answer…   McGann’s tenure as the Doctor may have been brief on television, but his Big Finish work is truly astounding.   In the...

10 things we loved in this week’s ‘Doctor Who’ episode ‘Smile’

The terrifyingly topical ‘Smile’ follows in a now longstanding tradition of a) largely brilliant single-word-titled Doctor Who adventures; and b) adventures that make innocuous contemporary things and make them utterly terrifying. But apart from feeling slightly creeped out by using emojis for the next few days, here are a few other things we noticed while...

‘Doctor Who’ companions’ 5 best first trips to the future

“Past or future?” The question asked of Bill Potts in ‘Smile’ as she is offered her first proper trip in the TARDIS, is one that the Doctor often poses of his new travelling companions these days. Pre-order the new season on DVD on Amazon here. Pre-order the new season on Blu-ray on Amazon here. With Bill enjoying her...

The ‘Doctor Who’ Emergency Fanw*nk Hotline Week 2: ‘Smile’

Hello. This article contains spoilers for ‘Smile’. It also contains spoilers for ‘The Ark in Space’. If you haven’t seen ‘The Ark in Space’ you should find it and watch it right now. I will wait. Good isn’t it? ‘The Beast Below’ is also better than I remembered, last time I watched it, if you...

5 reasons why Sylvester McCoy’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Seventh Doctor should be your answer…   Sylvester McCoy manages to bring some mystery back to the Doctor. A conscious move on the part of Script Editor Andrew Cartmel....

5 reasons why Colin Baker’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Sixth Doctor should be your answer…   If Troughton’s look is definitive 60’s and Pertwee’s is definitive 70’s, Colin Baker’s is definitive 80’s. It has all the colours and...

Everything we know so far about ‘Doctor Who’ Season 10

This news summary on the tenth 21st Century season of Doctor Who will be updated regularly as more details are revealed. Pre-order the new season on DVD on Amazon here. Pre-order the new season on Blu-ray on Amazon here. Buy ‘The Return of Doctor Mysterio’ on DVD on Amazon here.   Watch the trailers…   Who is the...

5 reasons why Peter Davison’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Fifth Doctor should be your answer…   The youngest Doctor at the time, Peter Davison’s Doctor is far more physically energetic than any Doctor previous.   The cricket-themed outfit...

4 invisible monsters in ‘Doctor Who’ that were still terrifying

Doctor Who’s CGI and prosthetics teams have done sterling work creating some iconic monsters over the years, but some scripts don’t require their input at all. Not just a cost-cutting exercise, some of the creepiest and most thought-provoking episodes of Doctor Who revolve around creatures that we never actually see. Here CultBox guest writer Ellie Mann takes...