Articles Tagged 'Samuel Anderson'

Writer, Alan Bennett (centre) and the cast of the film arrive at the UK film Premiere of “The History Boys” at the Odeon West End, Leicester Square on October 2, 2006 in London, England.

‘The History Boys’: Where Are They Now?

A film about a group of schoolboys applying to university wouldn’t normally have the makings of a box office hit, but The History Boys, released ten years ago this month, proved otherwise. And with one of the charmers from the film, Samuel Barnett, starring in BBC America’s original series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (premiering tomorrow night at […]

Doctor Who Last Christmas

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: The Last Before “Last Christmas”

In a little over 48 hours, we’ll get to see the tenth annual Doctor Who Christmas Special, as “Last Christmas” — starring Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Nick Frost, and written by Steven Moffat — airs on BBC America. Here’s a reminder of the latest trailer for the episode: But if you’re so desperate for a Doctor Who fix that […]

Michelle Gomez as Missy

Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Scary Poppins

*SPOILERS* Don’t read if you haven’t yet seen “Death in Heaven.” That’s it then. Season 8 has been and gone and all we have to show for it are some deep emotional scars and vastly depleted personal stocks of adrenaline. The Doctor and Clara have said a fond farewell. We’ve lost a few good friends […]

Dark Water

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘Dark Water’

We begin with Clara, who has been doing a lot of thinking, a lot of planning and clearly has something on her mind… Danny Pink has a phone call. It’s Clara, who has written a lot of cryptic Post-It notes on her shelves and wants him to shut up so she can speak. It’s all […]

Dark Water

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: In at the Dark End

At the end of Saturday’s Doctor Who (October 25), just as we were all heaving a deep sigh of relief that the Earth had escaped being fried by a huge solar flare, a deeply unsettling “Next Time” trailer arrived. It’s for the grand finale of Season Eight, beginning with “Dark Water” this Saturday (November 1) […]

In The Forest of the Night

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘In The Forest of the Night’

Now that the TARDIS is back to normal size and the dimensions are leaving each other alone again, time for a trip into the origins of all fairy stories: There’s a little girl running through a forest and she’s wearing a red, hooded coat. We are not told where her grandmother is, but she’s in […]

Doctor Who: Flatline

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Physical Graffiti

Having seen off the Foretold with a salute, this week our time-traveling twosome have to do battle not just with creatures from a thinner dimension, but living street art. It is almost as if Banksy is trying to take over the world, one concrete wall at a time, and to make matters more complicated for […]

Doctor Who Kill The Moon

Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Arachnophobia on the Moon

After having to mop up the mess caused by the Blitzer (and Courtney Woods) in “The Caretaker,” this week’s Doctor Who adventure “Kill The Moon” will see the Doctor and Clara battling a dangerous new foe they’ve not seen before, giant spidery monsters that have devastated a lunar base. Oh, and apparently the moon itself […]

The Caretaker

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘The Caretaker’

Back from their experiences at the bank, it’s time for Clara and the Doctor to get back to a life of domestic bliss. Should be fairly straightforward, right? Clara is struggling to match the demands of her life with the Doctor—all sand piranhas and near-death experiences—with her blossoming relationship with Danny. The Doctor, meanwhile, is […]

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