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A documentary for fans... by fans,
This review is from: Who's Changing - An Adventure In Time With Fans [DVD] (DVD)
A great documentary and one I am pleased to have help fund. Whilst 'fan funding' is always a hit-or-miss affair this documentary is a fine example of when it works and works well.
A fair an unbiased look at Dr WHO fandom through the eyes of it's fans, stars and writers/producers. Interviewed guest range from 70's companion Louise Jameson (Leela), to more modern companion/friends such as , Neve McIntosh (Madame Vastra), Dan Starkey (Strax) and Catrin Stewart (Jenny Flint). The fact this production has such good interviewees really makes it stand out. It's nice to see British fans gettings their say in a point-the-camera-and-interview-them manner without alot of the flashy American-style interviews that we've seen since WHO came back.
Interviews shine a light on the series lasting appeal, both from people who have worked on it and the public, but at no time does the documentary feel 'fan-made' or does it point fun at fans. Good production values shine throughout and it moves at a brisk pace.
The cover doesn't really 'sell' the DVD. but take it from me, this really is a case of don't judge a book, or in this case a DVD, by it's cover!