Tag Archives: Jamie Mathieson

I Need to Know What’s Real – “Oxygen” & “Extremis Review”

Much like the Doctor, I have a confession to make. Due to good but distracting life circumstances, such as my recently completed M.A. thesis chat (which you can watch here) and my impending trip to Signum University’s Mythmoot conference I’ve … Continue reading

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I Am Afraid, But I Will Sing – “The Girl Who Died”/”The Woman Who Lived” Review

The thing that really stands out about this melancholy and lyrical pair of episodes is how much they appear to be setting up and playing into, even more than the first four, the seasonal arc regarding the departure of Clara. … Continue reading

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“These readings are very ishy” – “Flatline” Review

I will be the first to admit that much as I love to watch, talk about, read about, dissect, and critique visual storytelling, I approach it first and foremost as a literary critic. I will enjoy the visuals, but am … Continue reading

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“Goodbye to the good times” – “Mummy On the Orient Express” Review

On the face of it, “Mummy on the Orient Express,” Jamie Mathieson’s debut Doctor Who story, reads like a standard episode: Paranormal monster explained as malfunctioning alien technology (the mummy), retro-futuristic setting (the Orient Express… in space), genre-savvy tropes (Agatha … Continue reading

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