The Kat Writes: Analyzing ‘Doctor Who’: The Russell T. Davies Era

Here’s a little something I wrote sometime last week for Creators.co. As Steven Moffat’s tenure as show runner ends, I decided to take a look back at the two show runners that Nu Who has had so far, starting with none other than Russell T. Davies, the man who started it all for Nu Who. There, I looked at the man himself, his contributions to … Continue reading The Kat Writes: Analyzing ‘Doctor Who’: The Russell T. Davies Era

TV Review: The Day of the Doctor + The Time of the Doctor (Spoilers)

Finally, we have made it to this point- marking a major milestone in “Doctor Who” history with the 50th Anniversary Special, and marking the end of the Matt Smith era with his very last outing, “The Time of the Doctor”. These events were both marked with the joy and wonder that this show has given to us viewers for the past fifty  years, while celebrating … Continue reading TV Review: The Day of the Doctor + The Time of the Doctor (Spoilers)

The Kat’s Character Guide: The Tenth Doctor (Spoilers)

In the last few installments, we were able to delve more into Rose Tyler (Billie Piper), Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman), and Donna Noble (Catherine Tate), who were the main companions of the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant), from Series 2 to 4. Now, it’s time to delve both into the Tenth Doctor himself and Tennant’s performance,  from the moment he stepped out of TARDIS in 2005 … Continue reading The Kat’s Character Guide: The Tenth Doctor (Spoilers)

The Kat’s Character Guide: Donna Noble (Major Spoilers)

So far, we have gone through two of the major companions during the first few years of the “Doctor Who” reboot, and the first two major companions of the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant). First, we had Rose Tyler (Billie Piper),  who served as a romantic interest to the Doctor. Then, we had Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman), who became the Doctor’s support system despite the fact … Continue reading The Kat’s Character Guide: Donna Noble (Major Spoilers)

The Kat’s Character Guide: Martha Jones (Major Spoilers)

In the last installment, we talked about Rose Tyler (Billie Piper), who was a companion to both the Ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston), and the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant). Now, let’s move forward, and delve deeper into the second companion that stepped foot into the TARDIS during the Tenth Doctor’s run, Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman). Following the events of “Doomsday” and “The Runaway Bride”, the Tenth … Continue reading The Kat’s Character Guide: Martha Jones (Major Spoilers)

The Kat’s Character Guide: Rose Tyler (Major Spoilers)

The advent of the modern era of “Doctor Who” not only brought new Doctors to go on adventures with, but also brought along new companions as well. For this installment of  my “Character Guide” series, let’s turn our attentions to the very first “Doctor Who” companion of the modern era, Rose Tyler (Billie Piper). Rose Tyler was a companion to both the Ninth Doctor (Christopher … Continue reading The Kat’s Character Guide: Rose Tyler (Major Spoilers)

TV Review: (Nu) Doctor Who Specials Pt. II:Waters of Mars + The End of Time I & II [Bonus: Day of the Doctor] (Spoilers)

If “The Next Doctor”, “Planet of the Dead”, and “The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith” was the beginning of the end of an era and the Tenth Doctor’s (David Tennant) run; “Waters of Mars” and “The End of Time parts I & II” are definitely the final chapters in the Tenth Doctor’s story (with some inserts in from “Day of the Doctor” as well.) To … Continue reading TV Review: (Nu) Doctor Who Specials Pt. II:Waters of Mars + The End of Time I & II [Bonus: Day of the Doctor] (Spoilers)

TV Review: (Nu) Doctor Who Specials Pt. I + The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith (Spoilers)

To be honest, every time I reach this point when rewatching “Doctor Who”, I do so with a lot of trepidation and hesitation, because I know that I’ll be bidding goodbye once again to the Russell T. Davies era, and to MY Doctor, the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant), after these specials. However, this time around (yes, I know I’m deliberately prolonging it), I’ll be including … Continue reading TV Review: (Nu) Doctor Who Specials Pt. I + The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith (Spoilers)

TV Review: (Nu) Doctor Who Series 4 Review (Spoilers)

The first three series or seasons of (Nu) Who, aside from reintroducing the Time Lord to the public again, allowed the show to experiment and fine tune itself as the series or seasons went by. And then the fourth series rolled along, which also so happened to be the last full series or season of David Tennant, showrunner Russell T. Davies, and majority of the … Continue reading TV Review: (Nu) Doctor Who Series 4 Review (Spoilers)

TV Review: (Nu) Doctor Who Series 3 (Spoilers)

As we have seen in the previous two posts, the first series of the new era of “Doctor Who” laid the groundwork to set the tone and introduce viewers to the show, while the second series managed to have fun and build upon it, albeit with a new Doctor, whose run would last until 2010. The third series not only continues these adventures with a … Continue reading TV Review: (Nu) Doctor Who Series 3 (Spoilers)