Archive for the ‘Television: British and Canadian’ Category

LiveBlog: Doctor Who Series 8 – “Deep Breath”

It’s almost time (in the U.K. that is) for the newest episode of Doctor Who, and I’ll be live-blogging my reactions to the episode.

Posted on August 23, 2014 at 13:18 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Geekly Speaking About… Peter Capaldi as the next Doctor Who

Ever since it was announced that Peter Capaldi would be playing the newest incarnation of the lead character in the long-running British series Doctor Who, I’ve been excited to see exactly what direction the show would be going. After all, like many folks, I was first introduced to Capaldi as an actor through his work […]

Posted on August 23, 2014 at 11:31 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Around the Water Cooler: Doctor Who – “The Time of the Doctor” (spoilers!)

With Boxing Day having come to a close, it’s time to sit down and have a spoiler-filled discussion about the Christmas special episode of “Doctor Who”, now available to purchase on iTunes.

Posted on December 27, 2013 at 01:37 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Pop-Culture Catch-Up: Doctor Who — “The Day of the Doctor” (spoilers!)

Want to get excited about a new thing, but aren’t completely up to date on the fandom and don’t mind spoilers? We here at Geeking Out About are happy to help provide you with everything you need in order to stay current with your geeky passions in our new column, “Pop Culture Catch-Up.” “The Day […]

Trisha’s Video of the Day: “The Night of the Doctor” prequel short

It’s been a great year for fans of Doctor Who (aka Whovians) as the series approaches its special 50th anniversary episode. After Peter Capaldi (“The Thick of It,” In the Loop) was revealed as the newest incarnation of the Doctor and the announcement that the anniversary episode would be simulcast in theaters and select television […]

Posted on November 14, 2013 at 11:49 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Benedict Cumberbatch & Jonny Lee Miller: Still OK, despite “cynical” feelings

In case you were under a rock, BBC televisions show, Sherlock, is one of the greatest things to exist in the last several years. The casting, the writing, the direction…everything comes together perfectly. And the the greatest coup of the show is the lead, played by the excellent Benedict Cumberbatch. CBS saw the show, and […]

Posted on August 31, 2012 at 15:03 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “Top Gear” Series 18

Presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May Featuring The Stig Is there ever a year when things go calmly for the “Top Gear” boys?  It seems that, whenever you turn around, one of them has said something that’s managed to land them in hot water with viewers or foreign dignitaries or the BBC […]

Posted on April 5, 2012 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “Dirk Gently” Series 1

Directed by Tom Shankland Written by Howard Overman, based on the novels by Douglas Adams Starring Stephen Mangan and Darren Boyd When the initial “Dirk Gently” pilot came out, opinions were hugely mixed — to be honest, mine were mixed.  As a fan of the books, I enjoyed it while recognizing just how far from […]

Blightyvision: “The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff”

Written by Mark Evans Directed by Ben Fuller Starring Robert Webb, Katherine Parkinson, Stephen Fry, and Tim McInnerny I’m pretty sure this blog’s demographic has, overall, read enough of the work of Charles Dickens to see the common threads that run through his stories.  That many encounters with nutty names and stark Victorian poverty do […]

Blightyvision: “Lennon Naked”

Written by Robert Jones Directed by Edmund Coulthard Starring Christopher Eccleston, Christopher Fairbank and Allan Corduner I’m gonna make a confession up front, gentle reader, and it may or may not color your opinion of my review: I’m not a Beatles fan.  That is not to say I dislike them; I definitely have some favorites from their […]

Posted on March 15, 2012 at 00:58 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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