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You know, I try to be open-minded about writing, I really do. I do believe that each story is different, that no rule always applies, that rules should be tools not strait jackets, that . . .
The hell with that. SET-UP IS NOT STORY. read more >>
I have to admit, I was completely confused about pretty much everything in this episode except the Doctor’s farewell kiss to River. read more >>
As a big Diana Rigg fan, I love her performance in this. She’s never been afraid of over-the-top characters (remember Emma Peel in the feather outfit in the birdcage?) so she really bites into Mrs. Gillyflower with a complete absence of vanity and sanity. There’s something about evil that is complacent in its confidence that’s more chilling than rampaging demons. Mrs. Gillyflower is completely round the bend, but she’s good with that, thanks. read more >>