Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Doctor Who: The Sound of Drums

With the exception of The Empire Strikes Back, the middle part of a three parter is generally the leanest part of the story. This episode felt like it. Lots of running about achieving not very much, a little plot development, a little (inconsequential) action, etc. But mostly it was the build up to another world-in-jeopardy, end of season cliffhanger.

So it held my attention but wasn't really great. John Simm was enjoying himself though.

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2 Comments:

At 1:59 pm, Blogger Chris HH said...

Hey Ricky, have you noticed an increasing connection to another classic Sci-Fi series of yester-year?

We have a base in the clouds, mention of angels, and of course the indestructible captain!

...all we need now are those two circles of light or a flashing scene change to "Da-da-dum de-da-da-dum!" ;-)

 
At 3:13 pm, Blogger Ricky Carvel said...

Yes. The cloudbase was a bit too much of a homage. But I hadn't actually connected that thought to the indestructible captain. Ooooh.

The wee shperical alien things are a bit like the Zeroids in Terrahawks too.

 

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