My heart broke into a thousands pieces

I seriously need to go to a therapy session or something like that. The Day of the Doctor, the 50th Anniversary Episode of Doctor Who was absolutely amazing and my heart couldn't take it at all. And I think I cried at least three times....
 
OK, before I start talking about the episode and what I thought about it I just want to shout out a big SPOILERS! So anyone who's not watched The Day of the Doctor can stop reading, like now.
 
So, a brief introduction to the episode The Day of the Doctor. It's the 799th episode of Doctor Who and is the fiftieth anniversary episode. It stars Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman, who play the present Doctor and his companion, Clara Oswald. In addition we get to seeDavid Tennant, the tenth Doctor and Billie Piper, his companion (although her role in this episode was not really Ten's companion). John Hurt appeared in this episode as the War Doctor, an unknown incarnation of the Doctor. Joanna Page played Queen Elizabeth I and we also got to see a glipse of Peter Capaldi who will be the next Doctor. The Daleks and Zygons were the main bad aliens in this episode.
 
In London's National Gallery something terrible has awakened and mysterious things are happening in Elizabethian England. At the same time we get to see what happened to Gallifrey (the home planet of the Time Lords) during its final stages before its distruction.
day of the doctor ten rose eleven clara
Ten, Rose Tyler, Eleven and Clara Oswald. All of the looking totally supermegafoxyawesomehot.
 
So what did I think about this episode? I freakin' loved it. When I think about the episode now, retrospectively I do believe that I've seen better Doctor Who-episodes but while watching it, it was so awesome. It was unique, something I don't think really we've seen before and it had the anniversary feeling without it being too anniversary (i.e. they had intergrated the celebration really great into the plot so it didn't really feel as a typical anniversary episode but more like a unusual Doctor Who-episode with all the best bits and characters (and with a unique touch)). I have no idea if that made any sense, but you basically did notice it was the anniversary episode but it was still thrilling and Doctor Who-ish.
 
Were there things I didn't like? Yes. Joanna Page as Queen Elizabeth I didn't work for me. For some reason she didn't have the air of a queen and there were quite many things that would've needed improvement to make it more convincing. For example, she was too flimsy and didn't have that great authority that Queen Elizabeth I should've. Perhaps I didn't like Joanna Page's interpretation of Queen Elizabeth due to the fact that when I think about the Queen I think of Cate Blanchett but I do think that Page could've learnt a bit from Cate Blanchett how to get the authority-air and really look like a queen.Speaking of Queen Elizabeth I, I so didn't like the relation between her and the tenth Doctor. I know that Ten have had many relations during the course of the show but every time he has one I get annoyed because Ten and Rose is literally my OTP.
 
Joanna Page as Queen Elizabeth I and David Tennant as the Doctor
 
And speaking of Rose... I think Billie Piper did an amazing job. She was fabulous as always. BUT I would have liked her to speak with Ten. I sat there all the time and was like "Can't you (Ten) see her?! And why doesn't she react to him being there?!" I know that she wasn't really Rose Tyler but "The Moment", but come on, it was just cruel to have Rose and Ten together without letting them talk to each other. However, I do understand that bringing her back as Rose Tyler and not The Moment/Bad Wolf would've made things much more complicated and it probably wouldn't've worked so I think that it was for the best to have Billie Piper as The Moment and not Rose Tyler.
She's just amazing.
 
Best moment: "I don't want to go", "Gerondimo, Allons-y, Oh for God's sake", the sneak peak of Peter Capaldi.
 
Best "Anniversary-feeling" moment: When Matt Smith hung from the Tardis, when Tom Baker talked to the Doctor towards the end.
 
And oh, I've barely mentioned Jenna Coleman, but she was great as Elven's companion!
 
Love,
Erunyauvë
 
 
 
 

What I will be longing for this winter

There are sooo many amazing things happening this winter. Most of you probably know of all them already but I just wanted to do a small list of them and my expectations for them. 

The Doctor Who 50th Anniversairy, 23rd of November
My previous blog post was dedicated to this subject so I won't go into detail again but I'm really, really excited about the three Doctors and what horrible things John Hurt's Doctor has done. So really looking forward to next week.

Dr Who Night, 28th of November
I've forbidden myself to think about this for a very long time, actually almost since I bought the ticket the 14th of September (is it really that long ago???) since I knew that I was going to fangirl about it too much but it's going to be so freaking amazing. I will definately do a big, big post about this (hopefully with pictures of SYLVESTER MCCOY!). I know that this is something most people won't be able to experience, and all tickets are now sold out, but I just thought that the list would be incomplete without it.
 
Twisted, 28th of November
Starkid is going to upload their most recent parody musical, Twisted, this Thanksgiving. I've fallen in love with evey single musical Starkid has done in the past and I don't think this will be an exeption. They're such good singers, dancers and actors and the plot is usually so crazy, funny and marvellous that it can't get any better. I'm really curious about how the new members of Starkid are, but I think they're going to be just as good as the rest.
 
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, 11th of December
Yes. We all know this, but it's going to be terrific. I'll be going, just as last year on the night premiere (at least I hope, if nothing unexpected happens). Unfortunately I haven't been able to sew anything this year... I'm really disappointed in myself actually, but I've just not had the time. But with or without a costume, the premiere will be rocking, I'm sure!

Not Literally's Doctor Who Christmas Special
More Doctor Who :D Not Literally is probably the best parody-making-group on youtube right now and I can't wait to see their video which they've done together with Matt Smith's look-alike Matt Elliot. Don't know the exact date when it's going to be up online but I think it's going to be around Christmas. Anyways, their videos are always great and I doubt that this will be an expection.

Game of Thrones season 4, early 2014
It feels as though it's been forever since last season and it's going to be so great to be able to laugh and cry together with all the characters from Westerose. I don't really know what to expect from this season and truth be told, I've almost forgotten what's going to happen since I read all the books in one row and all events gets mixed up, so it'll be intresting to see where we are right now.
 
Love,
Erunyauvë

Counting down to the Doctor Who 50th Anniversairy

This Saturday is finally the Day of the Doctor airing. I actually thought that the 23rd of November would never, ever come but we're eventually here. I'm really excited over this episode, not only because it's been awhile since the last Doctor Who episode but also because my favourite Doctor and his companion, the 10th Doctor and Rose Tyler, is coming back. Don't really know what I should expect from this episode but I guess that's going to be quite many jokes about there being several doctors and the same time? But it's going to be really intresting to see what the episode will be about, and in addition, I'm so looking forward to see how the two (or three) different Doctors interact with eachother and if you can see that they are portaiting the same person, but different regenerations of the Doctor.
 
Tessa Netting is a super talented girl who has done quite many parody-video-thing-ish but her last one is one of the best (which she's done together with Joe Moses known from for example Starkid productions). I just love it and it's perfect to watch while waiting for next Saturday to come around.
 
 
 
Love,
Erunyauvë
 

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