Hot Picks

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- Dis 2017

- The Big Knife 1955

- The Dark Side of the Womb 2017

- Cute Litte Buggers 2016

- Something Scary 2017

- Bunnyman Vengeance 2017

- Don't Torture a Duckling 1972

- The 13th Friday 2017

- Bye Bye Baby 2017

- A Fish Called Wanda 1988

- Crazy Right 2017

- Ode to the Night 2017

- House by the Lake 2017

- The Song of Sway Lake 2017

- The Campbell: Traders, Gangsters and Robots 2016

- The Suspicious Death of a Minor 1975

- Assholes 2017

- Cold Moon 2016

- I Feel 2017

- Children of the Corn 1984

- The Forlorned 2017

- Torture Fetish 2015

- They Still Live 2017

- Knock Knock 2017

- Red Christmas 2016

- Goodnight, Gracie 2017

- Stella Maris 2017

- Erik the Conqueror 1961

- Industrial Animals 2016

- Message in a Bottle 2017

- My Little Miracle 2017

- It Lives in the Attic 2016

- Almost Amazing 2017

- The Slayer 1982

- The Last Revenants 2017

- Revelator 2017

- Hair of the Dog 2017

- Beyond Macabre 2017

- Slimed 2010

- Blaze of Gory 2017

- Shadows of a Stranger 2017

- John #3 2017

- The Night Monica Came Back 2017

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- Out of My Skin 2016

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

Doctor Who - The End of the World

episode 1.2

UK 2005
produced by
Phil Collinson, Russell T. Davies (executive), Mal Young (executive), Julie Gardner (executive) for BBC Wales/BBC
directed by Euros Lyn
starring Christopher Eccleston, Billie Piper, Yasmin Bannerman, Zoe Wanamaker, Simon Day, Beccy Armory, Camille Coduri, Jimmy Vee
written by Russell T.Davies, music by Murray Gold

tv-series
Doctor Who, Doctor Who (Christopher Eccleston), Doctor Who (new series), Rose Tyler

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Batman

Bigfoot

Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan

Cinderella

Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who

Dracula

Elizabeth Bathory

Emmanuelle

Fantomas

Flash Gordon

Frankenstein

Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu

Fuzzy

Gamera

Godzilla

Hercules

El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim

Justine

Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution

Lobo

Lone Wolf and Cub

Maciste

Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong

Mothra

Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera

Quatermass

Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes

Spider-Man

Star Trek

Sukeban Deka

Superman

Tarzan

Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers

Winnetou

Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman

Yojimbo

Zatoichi

Zorro

To impress his new companion Rose (Billie Piper), Doctor Who (Christopher Eccleston) takes her to the end of the world in his police-phonebox-shaped timemachine the TARDIS (Time And Relative Dimensions In Space) ... actually to a spacestation orbiting the earth for the sole purpose to see the earth explode - & thus it's filled merely with filthy rich aliens - some billion years into our future (though I don't know when you are reading this, so it might ahve been yesterday).

Soon though it becomes clear that one of the aliens has brought little four legged robot creatures with the sole purpose of sabotaging the ship ... which is doubly problematic as there is neither security personnel nor technicians on the station & the station's stewart (Simon Day) is promptly killed by the robots.

& while Rose, more than a little disturbed by the sensationalistic aliens wanting to watch her planet go boom, is soon locked away, the Doctor, only helped by the humanoid female ree-creature Jabe (Yasmin Bannerman), whom he has a bit of a weakness for, is soon trying to put an end to all sabotage - & sucessfully, too, even if Jabe has to burn up in the process.

However, even if the space station is safe once more, the culprit is still to be found ... & it's actually Cassandra (voiced by Zoe Wannamaker), the last human (actually merely a piece of skin mounted in a frame after too much plastic surgery), who - typically human - tries to get some money out of pretty much everything, be it insurance money for the space station's failure, a staged hostage situation or merely wrecking the company behind the station (since she has money in their rival). & now that nothing has worked out, she has at least provided an escape route (via teleportation) for herself ... but the Doctor wouldn't be the Doctor, wouldn't he know how to return the teleportation process. & since Cassandra needs her skin to stay moist, the Doctor - out of frustration over having lost Jabe - just refuses to give her moisterizer ... & she goes out with a flap ... ouch.

The Doctor however returns with Rose to her present, to have some chips ...

 

A rather weak plot that does feature a second rate (almost) love-story & has one of its main characters neatly locked away to that end, & that doesn't come off all that stringent, is hidden behind some hilariously bizarre aliens, a light-hearted approach to the end of the world, & a predilection for self-conscious camp ... & for some weird reason, that is (in this case) enough to make the episode as such highly entertaining.

 

review © by Mike Haberfelner

 

Feeling lucky ?
Want to
search
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there !!!

Find Doctor Who - The End of the World
at the amazons ...

USA  amazon.com

Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)  amazon.co.uk

Germany (East AND West)  amazon.de

Looking for imports ?
Find Doctor Who - The End of the World here ...

Thailand  eThaiCD.com
Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find Doctor Who - The End of the World at adultvideouniverse.com


Thanks for watching !!!

 

 

On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide
WHICH IS WORSE!!!

 

A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
starring
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD

 

 

Stell Dir vor, Deine Lieblingsseifenoper birgt eine tiefere Wahrheit ...
... und stell Dir vor, der Penner von der U-Bahnstation hat doch recht ...
... und dann triffst Du auch noch die Frau Deiner (feuchten) Träume ...

 

Und an diesem Tag geht natürlich wieder einmal die Welt unter!!!

 

Bauliche Angelegenheiten
ein Roman von
Michael Haberfelner

 

Jetzt kaufen bei
Lulu.com