When You Netflix Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, You’ll Be Somewhat Amused

Five years ago, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was a runaway literary hit, with its gimmick of inserting the undead into Jane Austen winning lots of people over. Now at last, it’s a movie—in theaters today—and it has some entertaining moments here and there. It might be worth watching on DVD months from now, if you…

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Why Terror of the Zygons Is the Ultimate Doctor Who Story, for Better or Worse

There’s an age-old adage in Doctor Who fandom, most often credited to 1980s screenwriter Ben Aaronovitch: “Talent borrows, genius steals, and Doctor Who gets it off the back of a truck, no questions asked.” It’s meant to symbolize the show’s brazen yet endearing, lifting of story ideas from all over genre fiction over…