WHO ELSE LITERALLY SCREAMED DURING DOCTOR WHO?

From: [identity profile] drakyndra.livejournal.com


I need to watch it again so I can scream some more. Well, there's the cinema tonight, but I need to rewatch again before that.
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From: [personal profile] xwingace


I didn't scream. I howled. With excitement and laughter.

XWA

From: [identity profile] drakyndra.livejournal.com


Bit slow to get started, but the end gave me ~feels~.

From: [identity profile] marymac.livejournal.com


We did quite well until the last scene, and then we woke the child.
Edited Date: 2013-11-24 12:44 am (UTC)

From: [identity profile] drakyndra.livejournal.com


I think it was the unexpected cameos that did it for me. Though I loved Matt's final monologue.

From: [identity profile] drakyndra.livejournal.com


Unexpected cameos! And I love that it ended on a triumphant note, because that seems right for an anniversary special.

From: [identity profile] neadods.livejournal.com


Yes, I didn't expect an episode that's basically about unwinnable war to be so upbeat!

From: [identity profile] drakyndra.livejournal.com


"The triumph of intellect and romance over brute force and cynicism"

This, along with Empty Child/Doctor Dance, I think gives a really good view of how Moffat visualises the Doctor. And I appreciate the optimism of it all.

From: [identity profile] neadods.livejournal.com


Especially how Moffat views the Doctor vs how RTD did. I could write essays on how the first two Moffat seasons were rewrites of RTD storylines to make them more upbeat and also to show the consequences of actions.

From: [identity profile] drakyndra.livejournal.com


Oh, I'm fairly certain I've seen comments along those lines. (I do think some of the nastier RTD vs Moffat stuff has been spurred on by that, even if people involved aren't consciously aware of that influence).
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