This month Steven Moffat revealed that during Series 7 Amy Pond and Rory Williams (or some combination of surnames thereof) will be leaving the TARDIS for good. This raises the question — despite the undeniable talent of Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill — of whether their characters will have the lasting impact of other great [...]
"The God Complex" was inventively directed and balanced out my deepest criticism of last week's episode. I'm in my happy place again!
On paper, "The Girl Who Waited" was brilliant. Karen Gillan? A revelation. So why did I take a 45-minute walk around the neighborhood, grinding my teeth, trying to figure out how I felt about the episode?
Thanks to Huw at thirteenfaces.com for linking me to Emily Asher-Perrin's essay at tor.com on the relationship [...]
"Space." "Time." Two funny and cute skits during Comic Relief. Amy Pond. Skirt length. Jokes. Objectification? Less than eight minutes. Too serious?
Also check out Teresa Jusino's take on "Space" and "Time" at tor.com (just beware the comments).
(Also a hat tip to the TDP.)
"Amy's Choice" was a powerful piece of storytelling, offering a fundamental insight into the Doctor's character, and a significant turning point for Amy. The character development was welcome after a first half of the series that seemed overly efficient in its characterization.
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