Who knew Quatto from Total Recall was the platonic ideal of personhood?
The quest for perfection has plagued mankind since the dawn of time. We've poured countless hours, resources, and money into anything and everything to improve ourselves, be it physically, emotionally, mentally, etc. There seem to be no limits to the Faustian bargains we seek to be the very best version of ourselves. Anatomist Alice Roberts delves into the problems with perfection in her new BBC Four special, Can Science Make Me Perfect?.Read More
If you have 50 years of a character being portrayed on a hit television show by different male actors, paying them all at the same level, then when a woman takes on the same role suddenly just so happen to pay the person in that role less...that would be extremely shady, right? Of course right. Jodie Whittaker thinks so, too, which is why she insisted on pay parity when she took on the iconic role of the Doctor on Doctor Who.Read More
Vin Diesel had a very good year as the top-grossing actor of 2017. So he must seem like a sure bet to Sony as they look to kick off a new cinematic universe based on Valiant Comics.Read More
This year's Doctor Who Christmas special was thrilling for several reasons. We got to watch the Twelfth Doctor interact with the First Doctor (brought beautifully to life again by David Bradley). We witnessed the moment where the Doctor preserved a very important future relationship. But perhaps the most thrilling thing of all is that, in regenerating into their thirteenth form, the Doctor is now a woman. The best part? The Doctor seems pretty damn happy about it.Read More
If you're looking to get caught up on past specials before this Christmas, join me in taking a trip down memory lane with this list of the best Doctor Who Christmas specials, ranked from my least favorite special to the special I consider the greatest. Allons-y!Read More
Directed by Ursula MacFarlane, the BBC Weinstein documentary wants to be the "definitive" film on the producer and his crimes.Read More
I'm a bad, bad Whovian. When we were planning content for Thanksgiving yesterday, I neglected one of the most important dates on my calendar. Doctor Who Day, commemorating the first episode of Doctor Who, which aired on the BBC 54 years ago on November 23rd, 1963. Thankfully, Twitter was on it, and there were some awesome posts shared to mark the occasion!Read More
“The Orchard will not be moving forward with the release of ‘I Love You, Daddy'" says the distributor.Read More
We got a brief glimpse of Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor way back when the news first broke, but she was mostly obscured by a (admittedly awesome) coat/hoodie combo, but her actual look as the 13th Doctor is so much more.Read More
We've been very excited about the upcoming Good Omens TV adaptation coming from Amazon and BBC Two, which will star David Tennant and Michael Sheen as the demon and angel protagonists, respectively. Today, we just got a bit more exciting casting news that brings story information along with it!Read More
New. Doctor Who. Companion. Now, this news is coming from the UK's Mirror, and it hasn't yet been confirmed by the BBC, so this is all firmly in Rumor Territory. Whew! Now that that's out of the way, let's freak out about it and speculate!Read More
But actions speak louder than words.
Tony Hall, director general of the BBC, doubled down on his promise that they're dedicated to closing the gap as soon as they can.Read More
Let us dream.
Thanks to the whining of all the backwards sexist creeps on the internet, we cannot stop laughing at the synopsis for Whittaker's upcoming BBC1 miniseries.Read More
The BBC Has Serious Issues With Its Wage Gap, But Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Its Stars of Color?
The British government forced the BBC to disclose the wages of its most highest-paid stars, and the gap between top male and female earners is tremendous.Read More
In case you hadn't guessed, we have a lot to say about Doctor Who's new 13th Doctor, who will be portrayed by Jodie Whittaker, as well as the response to her casting. This is something we've waited a long time for, so we're feeling a bit extra defensive about those who want to rain on our parade. Luckily, the Doctor Who Helpline is here to deal with them so that we don't have to.Read More
Earlier, someone at the BBC decided to spike Doctor Who fans' blood pressure with a bit of a hype-building teaser.Read More
Over the fifty-three years of Doctor Who’,t twelve people have officially played the Doctor, a time-traveling alien with the ability to regenerate into a new body. Every single one of them has been a man, but, technically, that’s not a requirement. The show’s never been incredibly clear about how it works in-universe, but it’s generally accepted that the process allows Time Lords to regenerate as a different sex.Read More
It looks like Dracula will be getting the Sherlock treatment.Read More
We all know that this season will be Peter Capaldi's final season playing the Doctor on Doctor Who, which leaves a big question unanswered: who will play the 13th Doctor? It seems that the role may have already been cast!Read More
Everyone's favorite Mad Woman and Handmaiden will be taking on the role of one of history's most mysterious (and infectious) figures for the BBC.Read More