A lot of the time, a movie just seems like a great addition to a series. Maybe it’s for the money, maybe because success leads to the funding needed for a movie, maybe someone just always wanted it to be a movie.
And with mixed success, the movies come. Some are some of the fans’ very favorite movies (think Serenity). Some are the worst movies we can think of (The Last Airbender). There are different approaches, and I am going to explore a few.
What got me thinking of this? Well, there are rumors about thoughts of a Doctor Who movie, so in the spirit of the Doctor Who posts this month, I want to conclude by thinking about these successes and failures in terms of how one would approach making a Doctor Who movie.