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DOCTOR WHO AND THE DALEKS
Blu-ray review by David Blackwell

DETAILS: 83 minutes, audio commentary, Dalekmania documentary, interview, featurette, theatrical trailer
VIDEO: 2.35:1 (Anamorphic Widescreen) 1080p High Definition
AUDIO: English
Subtitles: English

STUDIO: Kino Lorber Studio Classics/ StudioCanal
RELEASE DATE: 9-8-2020

DOCTOR WHO is a loose adaptation of the second DCOTOR WHO story from the TV series which manages to be somewhat faithful except some major changes like making the Doctor human and Barbara being related to him. However, this is the first we would see DOCTOR WHO and even Daleks in full color (years before the TV show would start shooting in color with season seven of the classic DOCTOR WHO TV series). The movies would see another actor, Peter Cushing, playing a human version of the Doctor instead of the TV show's William Hartnell who played the character on the series. They also called the character Doctor Who instead of the Doctor with Barbara being related to the Doctor instead of a companion. DOCTOR WHO AND THE DALEKS takes the Doctor, his granddaughter Susan, his niece Barbara, and her boyfriend Ian to the planet Skaro where the Thals are surviving years after a war with the Daleks left Skaro radioactive.

If you're a fan of the DOCTOR WHO movies, go buy the blu-ray or DVDs of them. They aren't bad adaptations. It is great to see DOCTOR WHO AND THE DALEKS in color despite Ian being more of a comic relief character in the movie verses the TV serial by Terry Nation.

SPECIAL FEATURES:
Audio commentary by writer/ film critic/ film historian Kim Newman, Screenwriter/ Author/ Film Historian Robert Sherman, and Actor/ Writer/ Filmmaker Mark Gatiss

DALEKMANIA documentary- this hour long documentary explores the Dalkemania that swept the UK during the mid 1960s and the collectors of Dalek memorabilia

Author Gareth Owen discusses the production of DOCTOR WHO AND THE DALEKS in an interview
RESTORING DOCTOR WHO AND THE DALEKS featurette
Theatrical trailer

FINAL ANALYSIS: It is nice to have this movie on blu-ray with DOCTOR WHO looking great in color with a bigger looking budget than the TV serial it is based on. If you're a fan of this movie or a DOCTOR WHO fan who want to check it out, but this disc and the other DOCTOR WHO film release from Kino Lorber Studio Classics.

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