The Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Watchlist: “Outcasts”

I am really, really torn about UK sci-fi/concept dramas in recent years.  I’ve never seen one that was “all right” — they’re always either really fantastic or really terrible, and the only time I’ve ever been particularly apathetic about one is the occasional episode of “Doctor Who.”  So I’m trying very, very hard not to […]

The Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Watchlist: “Single Father”

Did you know David Tennant is Scottish!?  Good Lord! I’ve never believed in a “Doctor Who” curse — former Doctors becoming so associated with the role that no one would ever accept them as anything else.  And honestly, if I did, David Tennant’s career as of now would disabuse me of the notion pretty quickly.  […]

The Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Watchlist: “Sherlock”

No deerstalkers here, either, no sir. Steven Moffat’s been getting a lot of face-time — or perhaps that should be “name-time” — in my articles of late.  But you have to admit, he’s been a busy guy over the past few years.  Ruling Who-ville and continuing with other projects on the side does put him […]

The Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Watchlist: “Luther”

Mix the detached genius of Sherlock Holmes with the storytelling style of Columbo, throw in some dark psychological drama and moral conundrums, and what do you get? That would be Luther, a new six-episode crime drama starting this week on BBC One.  Idris Elba (best known for his role as Stringer Bell in The Wire) […]