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Old August 16 2013, 08:56 AM   #63
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Re: The Nearly-Disastrous Start to the David Tennant Era

DalekJim wrote: View Post
Is she even a singer?
Actually yes she is, and as an actress she's far from being the worst actress in the show's histroy. Know what else she is, succesful and has been so since the late 1980s. She might not be your taste, but she has talent.

As for stunt casting, I know it's terrible. Hale and Pace, Nicolas Parsons, John Cleese, the Beatles...I do wish RTD and Moffat would stop this, it never happened in the old show you know...

Konata Izumi wrote: View Post
Now that they're casting actors, casting has worked pretty well. They only cast a singer as someone who sings well, and looks very happy.
Starkers wrote: View Post
Actual giggling schoolgirls? Nothing. A 900 year old alien acting like a giggling schoolgirl? Plenty...
Ten seemed always immature, at least he was happy then. He always went with the flow, and when things went wrong, he put up a terrible appearance. It's not as wise as 900 years would suggest, yet it happened.
Starkers wrote: View Post
sadly Freema just tended to blend into the background around chew the scenery Tennant...
That's the tragedy, the blackness makes it happen, when she was so close to being a wise healer person. Society.
sorry the blackness? I never bought Freema's race into it, she just doesn't have much of a screen presense. Noel Clarke is black but he never blended into the background because he has presense.
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