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50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« on: February 11, 2013, 10:50:27 PM »
The BBC have announced that this years 50th anniversary special will be in 3D. For those without 3D TVs, it will be shown at cinemas in that format, both in Britain and worldwide.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21413511


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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2013, 10:45:04 AM »
Hmm. I have a 3d TV, but the cinema thing sounds pretty cool, too.

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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2013, 11:39:32 AM »
Will they be broadcasting a normal v ersion for those of us that dont want to watch it in 3D and assume that access to said cinema screenings will not be covered under our licence fee.
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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2013, 11:51:23 AM »
I will bet you ten pounds that they will. The 3d version will be shown on a different channel, like they did with Wimbledon. (BBC 2 HD as it is now)

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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2013, 11:53:04 AM »
(Or they'll show it in non 3d the next day or something.)

Thought the episode last night was glorious.   Watched it again with the wife later that night. She even watched the Christmas one beforehand (it was easier than me prepping her on Richard E Grant's significance) and didn't complain about anything all the way through both!

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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2013, 11:43:41 PM »
Was a bit 50/50 for me.  It was enjoyable and worth a watch but there was something off about it that I can't put my finger on.
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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2013, 03:53:51 PM »
Are we all ready for the episode, at last? I'm finding it very hard to concentrate on anything today, it has to be said!

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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2013, 03:55:30 PM »
The anticipation of a special like this is always better than the real thing, of course, but I'm really looking forward to watching it on the big screen in the cinema, 3d TVs just can't do 3d effects justice! Hope it lives up to the hype, and that the teeming hordes of kids in the audience won't be too chatty...!

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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2013, 09:21:58 PM »
Best Doctor Who cameo ever :).

The Curator was a really nice touch.
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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2013, 09:25:52 PM »
No spoilers, I guess...

... it was definitely interesting and the cameo was... PERFECT.

I definitely think that this episode has changed Dr Who for ever though... the whole storyline will soon change...

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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2013, 10:02:23 PM »
Two fantastic cameos. Really still annoyed Eccleston didn't turn up for an hour's filming so they could do the regeneration scene properly, but you can't have everything, and that episode had plenty of everything else!
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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2013, 10:09:28 PM »
Couple of nit picky niggles but I have to say...
 
THAT

WAS

FECKIN'

BRILLIANT!

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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2013, 10:20:05 PM »
Two fantastic cameos. Really still annoyed Eccleston didn't turn up for an hour's filming so they could do the regeneration scene properly, but you can't have everything, and that episode had plenty of everything else!
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Surely the 'warrior doctor' regenerates into the William hRtnell doctor, not the eccleston one?
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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #13 on: November 23, 2013, 10:58:26 PM »
Two fantastic cameos. Really still annoyed Eccleston didn't turn up for an hour's filming so they could do the regeneration scene properly, but you can't have everything, and that episode had plenty of everything else!
"No, sir - thirteen!"

Surely the 'warrior doctor' regenerates into the William hRtnell doctor, not the eccleston one?

Might be a bit hard seeing as he regenerated 'from' Paul McGann. And we know who he regenerated from, and from and from and from, back 'to' being 'from' William Hartnell.
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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #14 on: November 23, 2013, 11:43:52 PM »
Really enjoyed the 50th anniversary special.  I've had a feeling that Steven Moffat has bee slowly unpicking all of the stuff introduced by RTD that he doesn't like - RTD did tend to ignore the history of the show.

Shame you didn't get the the whole regeneration sequence.

I wonder exactly who/when the curator was?

Hurt was great - "what are you going to do?  Build a cabinet at them?".

I'll be watching that again I think.

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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2013, 02:44:46 PM »
I've had a feeling that Steven Moffat has bee slowly unpicking all of the stuff introduced by RTD that he doesn't like - RTD did tend to ignore the history of the show.

Yes. Down with the T bloke and all his tosh :).
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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #16 on: November 24, 2013, 10:23:55 PM »
It was great! I saw it in cinema in 3D - totally worth it. They used the 3d marvellously.

Also the three Doctors were brilliant together - and Billie's Bad Wolf/Moment showed she really can act - she held her own with Hurt.

They turned the Doctor's greatest failure into his greatest triumph, thumbing their noses at the "Hard men making Hard Decisions" trope. Glorious!

And I think The Curator implies he's a far later iteration of the Doctor, "trying on comfortable old faces". Effectively a Time Lord reminiscing. 'Twas beautiful. *sniff*.

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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #17 on: November 24, 2013, 10:58:02 PM »
I was a day late watching that, but certainly enjoyed it.
Clara improved again (she was good in her first two incarnations, but was somehow lacking for most of the series). Do you think she'll stick around much beyond the regeneration?
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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #18 on: December 29, 2013, 12:42:32 AM »
Surely the 'warrior doctor' regenerates into the William hRtnell doctor, not the eccleston one?

Watch the regeneration carefully. You can just make out Ecclestone's eyes before they cut away.

And now, two drunk fangirls watch the special. :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsp6XzaDj_4

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Re: 50th Anniversary Special In 3D.
« Reply #19 on: December 29, 2013, 01:25:19 AM »
That vid is an extremely fun way to relive the highlights of what must indeed be possibly the best episode of Doctor Who ever.