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Steven Cooper
Steven Cooper's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Slant Magazine

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% Doctor Who: Season 10 - World Enough and Time (TV Episode) The episode comes to a wonderfully audacious cliffhanger.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2017
100% Doctor Who: Season 10 - The Eaters of Light (TV Episode) Capaldi gets a wonderfully varied range of material in this episode. ‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2017
100% Doctor Who: Season 10 - The Empress of Mars (TV Episode) Mark Gatiss can usually be counted on to write Doctor Who episodes that are reliably suspenseful but don't often stretch the show's boundaries. He does it again with this week's "Empress of Mars," a successful standalone adventure‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2017
90% Doctor Who: Season 10 - The Lie of the Land (TV Episode) The payoff is ingenious enough to make one forgive how easily the super-powerful aliens end up being defeated.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2017
85% Doctor Who: Season 10 - The Pyramid at the End of the World (TV Episode) Hopefully, the third episode will provide the tale with a satisfying ending after this rather unimpressive middle chapter.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted May 29, 2017
100% Doctor Who: Season 10 - Extremis (TV Episode) Tonight's Doctor Who is a turning point for the season. ‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted May 22, 2017
100% Doctor Who: Season 10 - Oxygen (TV Episode) Writer Jamie Mathieson's "Oxygen" is a taut, gripping thrill ride. ‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted May 14, 2017
88% Doctor Who: Season 10 - Knock Knock (TV Episode) It's good to have what seemed like a straightforward "monster" story turn into something with more emotional complexity to it.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted May 8, 2017
93% Doctor Who: Season 10 - Thin Ice (TV Episode) With "Thin Ice," writer Sarah Dollard follows up last season's "Face the Raven" with another successful episode whose central focus is the relationship between the Doctor ... and his companion-in this case, Bill.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted May 1, 2017
89% Doctor Who: Season 10 - Smile (TV Episode) It's a neat high-concept idea, marred only by the fact that the literal-minded-technology-running-out-of-control story has become a cliché of the modern Doctor Who series. ‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2017
93% Doctor Who: Season 10 - The Pilot (TV Episode) In place of the complex arc plotting and time-travel trickery characteristic of much of his previous work, Moffat presents a deliberately new viewer-friendly story that, as with "Rose," follows the point of view of a fresh companion.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2017
81% Doctor Who: Season 9 - Face the Raven (TV Episode) Coleman's tenure as companion effectively ends here, after a performance that ranks highly among the many great performances she's given over the last three years.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2015
67% Doctor Who: Season 9 - Sleep No More (TV Episode) As a technical exercise and an expansion of Doctor Who's boundaries, "Sleep No More" is moderately engaging, but as a satisfying adventure in its own right it can only be described as a snoozer.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2015
94% Doctor Who: Season 9 - The Zygon Inversion (TV Episode) "The Zygon Inversion," the best episode of this season of Doctor Who thus far, is a powerful conclusion to the story started last week.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2015
94% Doctor Who: Season 9 - The Zygon Invasion (TV Episode) Writer Peter Harness greatly improves on last season's "Kill the Moon" by writing a script with all of that story's strengths, including excellent suspense building and strong characterizations, and none of its weaknesses.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2015
83% Doctor Who: Season 9 - The Woman Who Lived (TV Episode) "The Woman Who Lived" is actually a sequel to "The Girl Who Died" rather than a simple continuation.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2015
94% Doctor Who: Season 9 - The Girl Who Died (TV Episode) New director Ed Bazalgette proves adept at both keeping the light-hearted antics bubbling along, and provides space for Capaldi and Coleman to nail the serious moments.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2015
95% Doctor Who: Season 9 - Before the Flood (TV Episode) The episode is cleverly plotted, providing unexpected but satisfying explanations for all of the questions set up last week. ‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2015
81% Doctor Who: Season 9 - Under the Lake (TV Episode) This episode is refreshingly reminiscent of earlier eras of the series.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2015
93% Doctor Who: Season 9 (TV, 2015) "The Magician's Apprentice" begins the second season for Peter Capaldi's Doctor with a swaggering production whose confidence is quite remarkable... The opening hook is one of the most impressive the series has ever produced.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2015
No Score Yet Doctor Who: The Snowmen (Christmas Special) (TV, 2012) It's the connections to the past and the inescapable set-up for the future that are the real meat of the episode.‐ Slant Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2013