Showing posts with label doctor who. Show all posts
Showing posts with label doctor who. Show all posts

Friday, May 31, 2019

David Tennant & John Barrowman Should Be On Your Convention Bucket List


Every question and answer panel at a convention is different. Sometimes the atmosphere is intimate and feels like you're talking to someone you admire one-on-one, even if you're not the one leading the interview. Other times it can still be a regular question-and-answer panel, but the celebrity beams so much positive energy, it feels more like a party than anything else. Maybe you even feel like you're at a comedy club as the celeb takes centerstage to talk to the fans, tell adventurous stories, and even sings. Both of the latter is what you'll find with David Tennant and John Barrowman. So much so they should be must-attend events at your next convention.

Friday, May 24, 2019

MegaCon Orlando Community Zone Makes Fans' Dreams Come True

At the heart of every fandom, a sense of community remains an intricate element of every convention. At MegaCon Orlando, hundreds of thousands of attendees enjoy the opportunity to interact with local organizations to share in the love and craftsmanship of their favorite  films, television shows, anime series, or comic books.

The Community Zone at MegaCon Orlando exhibits a vast number of one-of-a-kind experiences for everyone. To benefit charities around the country, attendees can donate money in exchange to have their photo taken in front of an iconic piece of film history like the Batmobile or the Delorean from Back to the Future. Booths offer family-friendly activities like getting close to exotic wildlife to learn and donate to conservation efforts. Located in the midst of the retail section, autograph booths, and cosplay red carpet, fans act out their biggest dreams to help make the world a better place or learn something new. 

This year I discovered a few special places to geek heart that not only helped me become aware of the incredible work and craftsmanship that goes into my favorite fandoms, and also made a few of my biggest and geekiest dreams come true.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Doctor Who Season 11: "Arachnids in the UK" and "The Tsuranga Conundrum"

What happens when the crew finally go home after traveling time and space? Will the adventures be a good escape for the trio - Graham, Ryan, and Yaz - or prove to be a little too much? Catching up with the new season, here are my thoughts on the Doctor's travels so far in the fourth episode Arachnids in the UK and the fifth episode The Tsuranga Conundrum. This week's recap is a bit back-to-back, so hope you enjoy! Spoilers are behind this cut - you've been warned! What did you think of these episodes? Let me know in the comments below!

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Doctor Who Season 11: "The Ghost Monument" and "Rosa"

After the groundbreaking and epic premiere of Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor, fans were left on the edge of their seats as the recently-regenerated Doctor and her companions were floating in space...without a Tardis or seemingly anyone to save them.

Catching up with the new season, here are my thoughts on the Doctor's travels so far in the second episode The Ghost Monument and third episode Rosa. This week's recap is a bit back-to-back, so hope you enjoy! Spoilers are behind this cut - you've been warned! What did you think of these episodes? Let me know in the comments below!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

20 Epic Moments From Doctor Who's The Woman Who Fell to Earth

The Thirteenth Doctor has arrived! After Peter Capaldi's three-year run as the twelveth time lord, the sonic screwdriver was finally passed onto Jodie Whittaker to take his place. As the thirteenth doctor making her debut in the premiere episode The Woman Who Fell To Earth, the initial adventure with the new regenerated character was filled with epic moments and create an amazing debut for the first female Doctor.

This post contains spoilers for Doctor Who's The Woman Who Fell To Earth.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Stars I Love: Jenna Coleman

Jenna Coleman actress profile
From television shows like The Vampire Diaries to mega-blockbusters like Divergent and The Hunger Games, a collection of eccentric, beautiful, and talented leading ladies has been born out of Hollywood. While a lot of attention focuses on U.S. stars like Shailene Woodley, Nina Dobrev, Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Lawrence - and the list goes on, one of my favorite stars happens to be from across the pond: Jenna Coleman.

Born Blackpool, London, Coleman participated in dance during her childhood. Eventually her love of performing transitioned into acting at a local school theater during her early teens. At only nineteen years old, she won her first major role for a British soap opera Emmerdale. During her three-hundred episode arc, she had planned to finish university but performing would lead her elsewhere. Her career may have just been starting out but already she was garnering awards for the heartfelt performance she was producing. Following some three hundred episodes later playing one-half of a normal lesbian couple (a breakthrough portrayal for daytime television), the eager starlet soon moved on to other television series like Waterloo Road and Room at the Top. There was always room to go back to school, but Coleman was destined to go down a different road; one that spanned across time and space.