[LMB] OT: The New Doctor

alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca
Tue Nov 27 01:03:36 GMT 2018

On Mon, 26 Nov 2018, Rebecca Price wrote:

> It's the same thing that happened to Torchwood - the stories stopped being
> fun, and started being real downers.
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 6:15 PM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Re:  not liking the latest Doctor Who
>> I haven't been all that enthusiastic about Doctor Who stories since I was
>> underwhelmed by the last season of Twelve, and I am given to understand
>> that the things I had problems with only got worse as time passed.
>> It's a shame - the best thing about Who was always the quality of the
>> writing.  It sure wasn't the special effects!  But now that the FX have
>> improved, the show seems to be on a slow slide downhill.

While I agree re Torchwood -- the final season was one I never want to 
see again -- I've been happy with the new Doctor & the new season so far, 
having seen the first three. They've felt to me fairly hopeful and 
thankfully much less byzantine than some of the last few seasons.


Alayne McGregor
alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca

"I am not avoiding reality when I read fiction; I am strengthening my ability to cope with reality."
- Roxane Gay, in her introduction to The Best American Short Stories, 2018

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