Village of the Angels 👼 Discussion & Review | Doctor Who: Flux

Temporal menace, disparate apocalypses, Angelification, conceptual threats, tonal control, mindfulness amongst serialisation, cliffhangers, exposition, & more!

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TIMECODES:

00:00:00 Intro, & what we liked
00:04:21 The runtime, & the village plot
00:07:22 Claire in the Flux premiere
00:10:09 Angel concepts, Angel cops
00:16:47 Angel setpieces
00:18:54 Space village, conceptual threats
00:21:08 Hide, standard structures
00:23:05 This episode ‘pre Flux’
00:26:37 Imaginary and literal Angelification
00:30:27 Giving characters jobs
00:35:11 The overarching Flux plot
00:45:07 Bel & Vinder, Passenger & Angels
00:52:01 Jericho & Belsen, Claire & Bob
00:56:27 Usage of the Angels & the status quo
00:59:08 The cliffhanger
01:06:38 Mid-credits scene, showrunner shadows
01:14:44 Outro.

SOURCES:

“NEXT TIME | Village of the Angels | Doctor Who: Flux.” YouTube, uploaded by Doctor Who, 20 Nov. 2021, https://youtu.be/ESDYYYjQBWs

“Mid-Series Trailer | Doctor Who: Flux.” YouTube, uploaded by Doctor Who, 17 Nov. 2021, https://youtu.be/Jd2na2cj39c

“FIRST LOOK | Once, Upon Time | Doctor Who: Flux.” YouTube, uploaded by Doctor Who, 8 Nov. 2021, https://youtu.be/JkrffpBa6Ic

“NEXT TIME | Once, Upon Time | Doctor Who.” YouTube, uploaded by Doctor Who, 7 Nov. 2021, https://youtu.be/jt9miPYN7YM

“FIRST LOOK | War of the Sontarans | Doctor Who: Flux.” YouTube, uploaded by Doctor Who, 1 Nov. 2021, https://youtu.be/SH-nUi0xDwc

““NEXT TIME | War of the Sontarans | Doctor Who: Flux.” YouTube, uploaded by Doctor Who, 31 Oct. 2021, https://youtu.be/3gXSQsqp4Qo

“Doctor Who: Flux | Official Trailer | Doctor Who.” YouTube, uploaded by Doctor Who, 15 Oct. 2021, https://youtu.be/xDUvFdGu6JE

“The Flux is Coming… | Doctor Who.” YouTube, uploaded by Doctor Who, 9 Oct. 2021, https://youtu.be/NlVyV5ylNcU

“Series 13 Trailer | Doctor Who.” YouTube, uploaded by Doctor Who, 25 July 2021, https://youtu.be/pNb51OwYO6M

“Introducing John Bishop | Doctor Who: Series 13.” YouTube, uploaded by Doctor Who, 1 Jan. 2021, https://youtu.be/hlNIbyS3bsA

“The Weeping Angels Return | Behind the Scenes | Doctor Who: Flux” YouTube, uploaded by Doctor Who, 22 Nov. 2021, https://youtu.be/5_e6DAEQJBQ

Marion, Aurora [aurora_marion]. “And now the episode…” Instagram, 8 Jan. 2020, https://www.instagram.com/p/B7CAn8lA9OA

Mooney, Darren. “Doctor Who: Flux – Chapter Four: Village of the Angels (Review).” the m0vie blog, 21 Nov. 2021, https://them0vieblog.com/2021/11/21/doctor-who-flux-chapter-four-village-of-the-angels-review/

Fullerton, Huw. “Class writers tease scrapped Weeping Angel storylines for cancelled Doctor Who spin-off.” Radio Times, 21 Oct. 2021, https://www.radiotimes.com/tv/sci-fi/class-doctor-who-weeping-angels-newsupdate/

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