TL;DR – An interesting look at what it means to be alive, but feels more like an opening act than a complete film.
Score – 3.5 out of 5 stars
Post-Credit Scene – There is no post-credit scene
The next in our look at the 2019 AACTA Awards Short Film Competition delves
into the notions of what it is to be alive. It explores a world where androids
have become the new working class and the ever reaching effects that would
One area where this film excels is in its production, with some beautifully
framed shots. There is this use of light and colour to bring us into this world
of Andromeda (Kestrel Leah) all situated around story time with a young Ella (Mai
Brunelle) who has not quite worked out what Andromeda is.
TL;DR – Kerblam! Is a return to a more classic Doctor Who episode filled with conspiracy, murder, missing people and a call for help, oh and also a fez, can’t forget a good fez.
Score – 4 out of 5 stars
There has been a lot of discussion regarding this season of Doctor Who and while I have really been enjoying it, there are others where Chris Chibnall’s writing style is just not jelling with them, which is perfectly fair. What will be interesting to see is how people engage with the show in the back half of the season because now all the shows have different writers. We saw that last week with the Demons of the Punjab (see review) where the show talked a deeply problematic time from Brittan’s past with grace, and this week we have a different take as we delve into what I would consider being a more classic Doctor Who episode where conspiracy runs rampant.