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Last September graphic designer and computer animator Billy Hanshaw uploaded onto Youtube a

as a demo to show off his animation skills.


Mr. Hanshaw's animation takes an Escher-inspired symbolic approach, showing turning gears in a clock, an infinitely spiraling clock face, and the Seal of Rassilon melting off the Doctor's pocket watch.


Steven Moffat spotted it and liked it so much he arranged with the artist to base the new season's credits on it.

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Saw that title sequence a while back. This is the first I'm hearing that Moffat wanted to base the new title sequence off it. It should be interesting, to say the least.

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Haven't watched it yet. I saw the leaked version but we don't have cable so I've got to wait til I work again to possibly see it.



Spoiler Rant:



Some of you may know that I extremely dislike Moffat. I do not like the way he writes his women characters. With Jenna it seemed like things may be different but with this episode I realized he's kind of down toning her character and abandoning the Doctors Whimsy. Which for the Doctor is okay. His new character and personality is interesting. Clara is just...weird. I know every companion goes through the 'I don't even know who he is anymore' thing but Clara , who is the only companion to witness his other forms, seemed the most bothered by the change and was quick to drop him like a bad habit. Specially since she is the one that helped him to change in the first place. I cannot stand how the character fluctuates in personality because its happened with River and Amy. I wish Davies could return. :( at least as a guest writer.



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Wasn't bad at all. Kind of a return to more traditional Doctors, as opposed to the younger ones we've been having lately. And Madame Vastra, Jenny, and Strax are starting to grow on me.

I do very much like the fact that instead of going after the guy with cease and desist notices and then confiscating his idea, they actually said, "Hey, nice work. Can we buy it from you? Or perhaps just the idea?"

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I do very much like the fact that instead of going after the guy with cease and desist notices and then confiscating his idea, they actually said, "Hey, nice work. Can we buy it from you? Or perhaps just the idea?"

That is pretty awesome.


Also, after just one episode, Capaldi has instantly become my second-favorite Doctor. And there's still room for improvement.

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