With the Battle of Trenzalore behind him, the Doctor has shed his Matt Smith
form, and now longtime Scottish actor Peter Capaldi
steps in to provide a new face for television’s favorite dual-hearted hero. In the Doctor Who
Season 8 premiere, Capaldi brilliantly shoots for the stars in his first full performance, while a disjointed story serves to almost completely undermine it.
”, written by the one and only Steven Moffat
, is much less a premiere and more of a mashup adventure of sorts, in which a series of odd events are loosely connected to a generic nemesis that, in the end, doesn’t really matter. This is obviously not ideal; however, ...
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