DOCTOR WHO, 10.5 – “Oxygen” (TV Review)

BBC One – 7:15pm – Saturday 13th May 2017

Written by: Jamie Mathieson

Directed by: Charles Palmer


 

SAVE YOUR BREATH

“Can you imagine how unbearable I’ll be when I get us out of this?”

Infuriated that his employer is reneging on his vow to stay at the university and guard the vault, an admonishing Nardole (Matt Lucas) piggybacks on the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Bill’s (Pearl Mackie) answering of a distress call on a space station which mines copper ore in the final frontier. On board, the trio come face-to-face with a contingent of zombie-nauts – 36 dead members of the 40-strong crew whose walking corpses are automated by their SmartSuits.

… Keep Scuttling!

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The Belko Experiment (Cinema Review)

18 – 89mins – 2017


CATTLE ROYALE

Social science meets horror in hot-right-now screenwriter James Guardians of the Galaxy Gunn’s startlingly brutal and bloody analysis of the alliances that form and anarchy that follows the revelation that eighty white-collar workers at Columbian recruitment firm Belko Industries are pawns in a maniacal game of last man standing.

… Keep Scuttling!