Smile reviewed

So, despite my hopes (not that they matter), the Frank Cottrell Boyce story Smile, was more fail than success for many reasons. It was very striking visually, but that isn’t enough. This review will be full of spoilers, so if you’ve yet to watch, don’t read.

Thoughts ahead of Smile

So, we’ve had The Pilot, now it’s episode 2 and Smile. The trailer gives us the emojibots, and we know this is the Doctor and Bill getting to know each other. It some ways it’s (perhaps) a bit Gridlock, a story in which everyone seemed to have vanished until the (not very convincing) secret was discovered. Will this be…

In the Forest of the Night review

Frank Cottrell Boyce wrote the eco-friendly In the Forest of the Night, the latest Twelfth Doctor adventure. Various described as mythic, wonderful or irritating on the forums and other places I felt both pleased and disappointed by this story…