Doctor Who: “Revolution of the Daleks” reunites the TARDIS fam…

****BIGGER SPOILERS ON THE INSIDE!!**** Picking up after the event’s of last year’s canon-reshaping story “The Timeless Children”, “Revolution of the Daleks” was written by current producer/showrunner Chris Chibnall and directed by Wayne Yip. In solving one minor headscratcher from the old series (the pre-canonical incarnations of the Doctor, briefly glimpsed in 1976’s “The Brain…

The TARDIS touches down in L.A. yet again for Gallifrey One 2020…

Gallifrey One: It’s Bigger On The Inside! Since 2014, my wife and I have been steady attendees of what is the largest Doctor Who convention in the United States, “Gallifrey One” (or, as it’s known by longtime conventioneers, “Galley One”). Compared to the Soylent Green-level madness that is San Diego Comic Con (130,000 attendees) Galley…

My long relationship with science-fiction television…

The way it was. When I was a kid there was an emergent wave of science fiction and fantasy films in the multiplexes.  “Star Wars,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “Superman: The Movie,” as well as countless lesser-quality imitators of each, such as “Starcrash” (an exceptionally awful movie), “Hangar 18” (a dumbed-down “X-Files”…