Revamped! Revitalised! Transformed!
Gushing media releases and transparent name changes cannot hide the sad reality that a television show promising to change people’s lives is focussed more on achieving ratings success than the well-being of its contestants.
“I want to fit into a bikini”
“I want to keep my job”
“I want to be sexy”
When Marvel’s Avengers assemble, they have a kick-ass team to support them: S.H.I.E.L.D.. But this organisation was in existence long before the superheroes teamed up – the billions of dollars involved in creating its global infrastructure had been pouring in from government (and evil Hydra) sources for decades.
But when a guy gets struck by lightening in his lab and becomes super-fast? Suddenly he has a team to help him who have equipment beyond the realms of a simple R&D company. Look at the array of monitors, displays, keyboards, panels, toggles and widgets they have in their shiny office.
I mean, look at them!
Whenever people say “where should I start with Doctor Who” I say: