Monday 11 June 2018


Shrek Forever After (2010)
[#132 in 100 Films in a Year 2018]


Space Helmet for a Cow: The Mad, True Story of Doctor Who - Volume 1: 1963-1989 by Paul Kirkley
Chapters 1-2

Possibly the only book to give a comprehensive narrative history of Doctor Who's production. Each chapter takes a different Doctor's era (so this reading covers all of Hartnell and Troughton, aka the '60s), which is as good a way to break it up as any. It's written in a relatively light and lively manner, taking a gently comic tone rather than a dry and serious one, which makes it very readable. Kirkley also briefly reviews every single story as he reaches it, which is a nice touch.