This weekend’s episode….
That has got to be one of the more frightening monsters created for the show EVAR. (Yes, E – V – A – R.)
This, like last seasons’ Love and Monsters is an episode shot during a double-filming schedule, which means that it features less of the lead characters (so that the actors aren’t exhausted). The producers have opted to stick to the tighter schedule by creating an episode that focuses on regular people whose lives intersect with the Doctor’s adventures. The action follows these people, rather than the Doctor. It’s a very interesting choice, and a creation of the new show that I like quite a bit.
Whereas last year’s Love and Monsters was largely done for comedic effect, Blink was instead (as
I loved everything about this episode. The Weeping Angels, the DVD easter eggs, the “timey-whimey….stuff,” everything. I’m a sucker for Who stories that actually deal with the ‘mythology’ of time travel itself, so this one was a particularly satisfying episode for me. The fact that it also serves to make every kid in the UK terrified of public statuary is just a really big bonus.
More like this, please. Next season: More Blink and less Daleks in Manhattan. Please.