Doctor Who - “Vincent and the Doctor” written by Richard Curtis One of the ways I said that television could be cinematic was if the writing and/or acting kicked it up a notch, to an emotional level that isn’t often seen outside of film. If I had to pick one example of this where Doctor Who was concerned, this scene would be it. The Doctor (Matt Smith) and his companion, Amy...
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What is cinematic television, anyway?
When I say I’m going to talk about “cinematic television,” the first thing to do is to establish what precisely I mean when I say it. When I say that a certain show or episode of a show is cinematic, I mean that watching it feels more like watching a movie than a television show. That there is something about the look and/or feel of the show that sets it apart from the average...
oh look, another blog!
Because I don’t have enough of those already! This one, however, is for school. At least for the time being; I might stick with it after the assignment is over. The assignment, which will officially start with my next entry, not this one, is to blog twice a week about a topic of my choosing. I’ve chosen to talk about television, which should come as a surprise to no one. To give the...