“Goldblum has transcended acting to that place where he’s invited to films to basically be himself. Making him blue, while comics accurate, would have just put an artificial barrier between us and what is surely going to be an epic performance.”
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle often wished that he would be remembered for his writings on Spiritualism rather than his Sherlock Holmes novels. That didn’t happen. But he would no doubt be pleased that the British Library has provided a unique public service — posting rare recordings of the author, both before and after his death.
To which, of course, the only appropriate response is this:
Because it’s always a good time for Sherlock Holmes with no pants on.
In the same way that Dexter’s Laboratory and the Powerpuff Girls introduced a new style of cartoons 15 years ago, [Pendleton] Ward and his contemporaries have ushered in a new era today. […] 15 years ago, Adventure Time might have been too weird to survive on TV, but now the world has wholeheartedly embraced its weird charm. And in doing so, dozens of other animators now have the freedom to create the quirky cartoons they want while drawing in the kind of audiences network executives love to see.
Not only does the Doctor not save Kid Davros, he also commits a worse sin—dangling the possibility of radical optimism and ingenuity in front of the kid and then just leaving with the promise unfulfilled. The Doctor seems to be almost in the process of turning Kid Davros into one of his companions, until he realizes who this is, and he offers the notion that even if you only have a one-in-a-thousand chance of survival, that one chance is all you need. It’s almost crueler to introduce hope and then take it away, than never to offer it in the first place.
Missy “has a few powers. She can travel through space and time. She can hypnotize you. She can read your mind. She can also manipulate anyone—any situation—and so she’s just doing what she has to do, to get what she has to get done.”