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Let me begin by saying that I have no desire to cut down other Doctors. Everybody has a favorite, and that’s one of the beautiful things about the show. There’s a Doctor for everyone, and each actor portrays him a little differently, allowing us to see different aspects of this alien’s personality.

That being said, David Tennant is MY favorite Doctor. I do not want to persuade someone to give up their beloved favorite, so I am not trying to convince anyone that he is the best. For those of you who already think that he is, join me in discovering why his is the face we think of when we think of Doctor Who. Continue Reading…

I love discovering old movies that I haven’t seen before because I’m often impressed with the simplicity of the effects and the power of story.

I rented two Rod Taylor films this month, and I had never really seen him in anything until now. I thoroughly enjoyed his performance in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds (1963) and George Pai’s The Time Machine (1960). Both films were really interesting and different, but there was something about them that connect them in my mind: they both used completely ordinary objects and ideas to sell a fantasy, yet I was on-the-edge-of-my-seat interested in both of them the entire time. Continue Reading…