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Doctor Who is being played by a woman; Sci-Fi ruined forever

After 54 years of men exclusively playing the alien known as ‘Doctor Who’ Jodie Whittaker will be taking on the role as the first woman to do so. Predictably this has not gone down well. After the announcement the wave of hateful comments poured in, which is not to say …

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Speak Your Mind: Doctor…Who?

As you’ve probably heard by now, Matt Smith has announced he will leave Doctor Who after playing the eponymous character since 2010. I’m sort of meh about this announcement. (Although most of my beef comes from Moffat, but that’s a rant for another day.) Smith wasn’t the first Doctor, and …

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Suspension of Disbelief: Orphan Black

Orphan Black BBC America Starring Tatiana Maslany (as almost everyone) Rating: 4/5 clones Orphan Black is a new series from the BBC that I got hooked on because it plays after Dr Who, and thus I was already on the correct station to start watching it. It’s only about halfway …