The BBC has dropped the first teaser for its forthcoming eight-part adaptation of Sir Philip Pullman’s beloved fantasy trilogy, His Dark Materials. It’s mostly just a quick glimpse of several major characters, but it does give us a sense of the glorious look and tone of the new series.
(Mild spoilers for Philip Pullman trilogy below.)
First published in 1995, the three books in the series are The Golden Compass (published as Northern Lights in the U.K.), The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. They follow the [...]
The BBC’s Doctor Who wrapped its 11th (or 37th) season Sunday night, with Jodie Whittaker (Broadchurch) in the iconic role—the first woman to portray everyone’s favorite Time Lord. It was a solid, promising season overall, with a terrific cast and some genuine standout episodes. But there’s still plenty of unrealized potential in terms of the writing.
Ratings-wise, Whittaker’s incarnation been a smashing success. Nearly 11 million people worldwide [...]