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Reviewed By: Drew VogelReview Date: 5/25/17 1:50 am
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I find it rather difficult to rate and review this episode in isolation, as it really doesn't tell a complete story. "Dalek Empire" is better understood as one story told in four installments. Each installment is somewhat distinct from all of the others, but they work better as one continuous story. If Dalek Empire were released today, it would be as a single four-part box set rather than four individual releases. Still, I'll endeavor to make some observations about each installment in turn.

"Invasion of the Daleks" gets us off to an intriguing start. The script wastes very little time getting us into the action, but I feel like this is actually something of a problem. The story puts a great deal of emotional weight on the love story between Alby and Suz, but their relationship barely has time to be properly established before they're torn apart. With four 70-minute episodes to play with, there's plenty of time for high-intensity Dalek action. I think the story might have worked better had it taken more time in the beginning to establish the principle characters, their relationships, and the setting before the Daleks come screaming out of the sky.

Still, even without much development, the main characters all work very well, and the rollicking, fast-paced space opera approach suits the material wonderfully. The story is clear, compelling, and intriguing. Unfortunately, it leans a bit too heavily on some rather implausible coincidences, which is a problem that only gets worse in subsequent installments.
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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 10/8/16 5:56 pm
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An action packed and emotional conclusion that has all our heroes risking all to get the information back to the Galactic Union. The story has superb action as well as some intriguing emotional elements. The series has a very open ended conclusion and I do have to admit that while I've enjoyed most of the series, I do fear this is a case where the whole is less than the sum of the parts.
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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 10/3/16 5:18 am
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Here the stories of the Demons, the wardens, and the Daleks come together as the Commander has to decide whether to trust Galanar and we get an idea of the Daleks' plan. Overall, the episode is well-executed, with another great performance by David Tennant, setting up the finale.

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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 9/27/16 1:07 am
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Galanar takes center stage as we learn that his special powers come from the Daleks who created him as one of their "demons." He was one of three of his kind and the only brought home by humans and Galanar claims to have "imprinted on them." This story is the most effective part of Dalek Empire III as we spend the entire episode until the last few questioning every thing we know about Galanar. Whose side is he on? He has the ability to make any side believe he's with them, but who is he playing? The humans or the Daleks?

David Tennant turns in absolutely outstanding performance that furthers the mystery but also allows the character to pivot marvelously at the decisive moment. A solid turn for this series.

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