Peter Capaldi

Film Review: Paddington 2 (UK, 2017) guarantees to put a smile on your face

December 14, 2017

I don’t know how the first Paddington film became as good as it is. Considering that the trailers made it look awful and the late cast changes in regards to who provides the voice of the titular bear, I was actually expecting the worst. But to everyone’s shock, it turned out to be one of the best family films of that year. Or even one of the best films of that year.... Continue Reading

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Knock Knock, Who’s There? Peter Capaldi for Supanova Comic Con & Gaming!

November 23, 2017

It’s only been a couple of days since Brisbane and Adelaide got turned upside down with Millie Bobby Brown and Stan Lee making waves for the Supanova Comic Con And Gaming events, but they’ve gone and dropped a huge guest announcement for their April 2018 tour.... Continue Reading

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Peter Capaldi will appear in the premiere of brand new Doctor Who spin off series Class on ABC2

September 26, 2016

ABC2 have partnered with BBC to release the Doctor Who spin off series Class, written by award-winning author Patrick Ness (The Knife of Never Letting Go, A Monster Calls). The twelfth and current Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, will make an appearance in the first episode of the double debut. ... Continue Reading

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Exclusive: British actor Samuel Anderson talks the differences between theatre and TV production and working on Doctor Who

July 3, 2016

It’s not very often that a new supporting actor on Doctor Who manages to make enough of an impression to be voted the best male guest star in the series for that year. But when Samuel Anderson joined the cast as teacher Danny Pink and love interest for Jenna Coleman’s Clara Oswald, he set hearts aflutter and minds astir. But besides his brief travels through time and space, he’s also tread the theatre boards and gives an interesting insight into what he sees are the differences between the production styles. We sat down for a quick chat with Samuel whilst he was here as part of the Oz Comic Con Melbourne lineup.... Continue Reading

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Exclusive: British actress Ingrid Oliver talks on comedic and dramatic roles and playing Osgood on Doctor Who

June 24, 2016

Fans of Doctor Who will recognise Ingrid Oliver as Petronella Osgood, though if you’re a fan of British comedy you may have caught Oliver in a number of other productions over the last decade. Oliver however looks strikingly different from Osgood minus her thick rimmed glasses and lab coat when we catch up with her during Oz Comic Con Melbourne.... Continue Reading

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Newcomer Pearl Mackie joins Doctor Who as new companion ‘Bill’!

April 24, 2016

British actress Pearl Mackie has been revealed as the latest companion to enter the TARDIS in an exclusive clip released by the BBC overnight. Set to join Peter Capaldi in the 2017 of Doctor Who, the Brixton native’s character is named ‘Bill’ and looks to be a fresh and inquisitive companion to Capaldi’s Time Lord.... Continue Reading

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Rakhee Thakrar “hotly tipped” to become the next Doctor Who companion

March 2, 2016

While Doctor Who has found its next showrunner, the search for the Doctor’s next companion continues, with former-Eastenders star Rakhee Thakrar emerging as an early frontrunner.... Continue Reading

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TV Review: Doctor Who Series 9 Episode 12 “Hell Bent” (UK, 2015)

December 12, 2015

After last weeks goosebump-inducing episode “Heaven Sent”, this weeks episode “Hell Bent” had a lot to live up to. It had to deliver a compelling conclusion to the season, solve all this hybrid nonsense, and would finally reintroduce the eagerly awaited Gallifery whose disappearance has been teased for several seasons now. With so much to cover, it was certainly going to be a feat to fit into the mere hour of screen time. And indeed, it seems that there was all too much to cover with the episode, at times, ultimately sacrificed narrative in lieu of non-sensical novelty.... Continue Reading

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TV Review: Doctor Who Series 9 Episode 11 “Heaven Sent”

November 30, 2015

Last weeks episode “Face The Raven” saw the departure of long-term companion Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman) and the return of the angry and uncompromising Doctor that I’ve missed so much. This weeks episode “Heaven Sent” is set only mere seconds from where we left off last week, the opening sequence detailing that the Doctor has been unwillingly teleported to a mysterious location – and he’s not happy about it.... Continue Reading

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