Dr Who (on being an artist)

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Dr Who (on being an artist)

Postby charlesp » Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:34 pm

I've no idea if anybody else around here has been watching the new Dr Who series, but I recently re-watched the episode from a few weeks ago where The Doctor and Amy go visit Vincent Van Gogh. There is a brilliance to the last 5-10 minutes of that episode (which I won't spoil here, but it may get spoiled in the replies) that I think every struggling artist (including writers) should see. I think it was a fine example of seeing that a "real" artist was doing the writing, because they nail something about what goes on in our heads (or at least I suspect goes on in a lot of our heads) so brilliantly.

If you're not into the sci-fi genre it might be tough to sit through the first 50 minutes of the episode, but I highly recommend watching it all the way through even if you're not a fan of "The Doctor."

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Postby pengwenn » Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:22 pm

Is it shown on BBC? Maybe I can catch the episode on Hulu or somewhere. Do you remember the title of the episdoe?
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