Monthly Archives: June 2017

El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×04 Review: Time of the Enlightened

What an interesting history Spain has, so full of world-wide known celebrated characters. We know painters like Goya through their works, but there is much more behind the canvas, and that is the sort of thing we get to learn with El Ministerio del Tiempo. Continue reading

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Corleones & Lannisters on a Mini-Break

My, isn’t this a busy time for my favourite shows? Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×03 Review: Time of Spells

One of the most interesting aspects of El Ministerio del Tiempo is how it allows us to learn more about well-known figures. We know the names, their main works, but this show teaches us about their lives. Continue reading

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Doctor Who 10×9 Review: Empress of Mars

I must say something in advance: I love Mark Gatiss’s episodes, so I can’t be partial here. I know his scripts can be divisive, but I found ‘Empress of Mars’ to be true to the Doctor Who spirit and highly enjoyable. I’m not the only one to think this, am I? Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×02 Review: Time of Spies

I am a sucker for stories set in the World Wars, and there is something alluring about time travel shows or films that visit this period. Should something be changed? Would that alter the course of events? Should we kill Hitler? Continue reading

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Doctor Who 10×8 Review: The Lie of the Land

Doctor Who always makes us viewers ponder existence, the effects of our actions and the very nature of humanity. It succeeds like no other show, and the resolution to the Orc Monk invasion gave us just that. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×01 Review: Time by Northwest

It might be hard to believe, but after a year of arduous negotiations, El Ministerio del Tiempo is finally back to our small screens! It comes with some casualties (Rodolfo Sancho, The Ministry’s Files), but let’s just be thankful it’s back, and we can complain about the rest afterwards. Continue reading

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