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"Do not grieve, Admiral. It is logical. The needs of the many, outweigh…" - Spock, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

Just a few short weeks ago, during a family friend's wake, I reminisced seeing The Wrath of Khan (one of my all time favourite films) with his son. The first film I saw, at the cinema, depicting the death of a hero, and its poignancy has never faded...

RIP Leonard Nimoy. LLAP.
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Neill Blomkamp's Alien is a direct sequel to Aliens
Game over! Director Neill Blomkamp confirms his Alien movie will be a sequel to James Cameron's Aliens during an interview, promoting Chappie, with Sky Movies. Franchise star Sigourney Weaver, currently starring in Chappie, is keen to reprise her role as El...
Game over! Director Neill Blomkamp confirms his Alien movie will be a sequel to James Cameron's Aliens during an interview, promoting Chappie, with Sky Movies. Franchise star Sigourney Weaver, currently starring in Chappie, i...
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Dallas analogy made before the news about Leonard Nimoy emerged; haven't felt much in the mood myself for jokes since. Sad day.
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Darth Vader returns for Star Wars Rebels finale
Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Sith, returns in the season finale of Star Wars Rebels on Disney XD. The episode is entitled Fire Across the Galaxy and is broadcast on March 2nd. The first season of Star Wars Rebels has been terrific fun; boasting cameos by b...
Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Sith, returns in the season finale of Star Wars Rebels on Disney XD. The episode is entitled Fire Across the Galaxy and is broadcast on March 2nd. The first season of Star Wars Rebels has been te...
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. teases Marvel's Inhumans
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns from its mid-season break, on March 3rd, with Skye discovering her quaking powers as an Inhuman. “My whole life, I wanted a family” intones Skye as the latest Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. trailer begins, which premiered dur...
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns from its mid-season break, on March 3rd, with Skye discovering her quaking powers as an Inhuman. “My whole life, I wanted a family” intones Skye as the latest Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. tra...
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Neill Blomkamp to direct Alien
In January District 9 director Neill Blomkamp posted his original concept art for Alien on Instagram, which attracted the attention of fans, across the globe, in the hopes the beleaguered franchise may return to its nightmarish roots... “So I think this is ...
In January District 9 director Neill Blomkamp posted his original concept art for Alien on Instagram, which attracted the attention of fans, across the globe, in the hopes the beleaguered franchise may return to its nightmari...
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+Andrew Lewin The studio is in need of a successful sci-fi franchise (outside of its Marvel license) since losing Star Wars to Disney. Presumably the Alien v Predator storyline, introduced in Predator 2, will be ignored?
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JJ Abrams will kick off Star Wars Celebration
Following months of intense speculation as to whether or not the next trailer for The Force Awakens would premiere during Star Wars Celebration. It looks like the answer is yes. Director JJ Abrams with producer and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy will ...
Following months of intense speculation as to whether or not the next trailer for The Force Awakens would premiere during Star Wars Celebration. It looks like the answer is yes. Director JJ Abrams with producer and Lucasfilm ...
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Spider-Man swings into the Marvel Cinematic Universe
My spider-sense is tingling. Sony and Marvel have agreed to bring the beloved web-slinger into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but Sony retains control. Alas, Andrew Garfield will not be standing side-by-side with Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Down...
My spider-sense is tingling. Sony and Marvel have agreed to bring the beloved web-slinger into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but Sony retains control. Alas, Andrew Garfield will not be standing side-by-side with Chris Evans,...
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+Andrew Lewin Yes, the next standalone Spider-Man movie has been the subject of social media scrutiny.
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Introducing LEGO Star Wars Buildable Figures
During this year's New York Toy Fair, LEGO introduced a new line of buildable figures based on Star Wars. Expanding the way children can build and play within the Star Wars universe, new large scale Buildable Figures unveiled – sets featuring, among others,...
During this year's New York Toy Fair, LEGO introduced a new line of buildable figures based on Star Wars. Expanding the way children can build and play within the Star Wars universe, new large scale Buildable Figures unveiled...
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Marvel unleashes the official Avengers: Age of Ultron poster!
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Star Wars Rebels actress joins Guardians of the Galaxy
Marvel has announced the cast for its upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy animated series on Disney XD and it includes Star Wars Rebels actress Vanessa Marshall (Gamora) and Star Wars: The Clone Wars veteran actor James Arnold Taylor (Yondu/Cosmo). “The cast f...
Marvel has announced the cast for its upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy animated series on Disney XD and it includes Star Wars Rebels actress Vanessa Marshall (Gamora) and Star Wars: The Clone Wars veteran actor James Arnold T...
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Guardians of the Galaxy series coming to Disney XD
Marvel's teased its upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy animated series on Twitter . The Disney-owned company officially announced the series at New York Comic Con in 2014. Little is known about the new Disney XD series, but it's rumoured to tie-in with James ...
Marvel's teased its upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy animated series on Twitter. The Disney-owned company officially announced the series at New York Comic Con in 2014. Little is known about the new Disney XD series, but it's...
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
This retro review, originally published in SFX and Starburst magazines, harks back to a time before director Peter Jackson favoured bloated spectacle as evidenced by The Hobbit trilogy... In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie The diluted darkness of t...
This retro review, originally published in SFX and Starburst magazines, harks back to a time before director Peter Jackson favoured bloated spectacle as evidenced by The Hobbit trilogy... In the Land of Mordor where the Shado...
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  • Bournemouth University
    Media Production, 1993 - 1996
  • Exeter College
    1988 - 1992
  • Vincent Thompson High School
    1984 - 1988
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January 23
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Multimedia maven and storyteller.
Introduction
John has a BA (Hons) in Media Production from the Media School of Bournemouth University and has worked for the BBC, Dow Jones and Reuters.
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Head injury survivor.
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Blogger and journalist: writes about film, TV & more in the geek galaxy!
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Editorial, audiovisual editing, copywriting
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  • BBC
    Foley artist for Radio Four.
  • Dow Jones
  • Thomson Reuters
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Exeter - Kingsteignton - Colchester - Bournemouth
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