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Like him to return in The Force Awakens, we would
Yoda voted as character fans would most like to cameo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The force is definitely strong with Yoda as he’s voted the classic character that most people would like to see in a cameo role when Star Wars returns to our screens late...
Yoda voted as character fans would most like to cameo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The force is definitely strong with Yoda as he’s voted the classic character that most people would like to see in a cameo role when Star ...
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Star Wars: The Rugby Alliance
Darth Vader and a select squad of Stormtroopers will descend on the home of England Rugby with the galactic themed 2015 Marriott London Sevens on the 16th-17th May. While scrum wars will be at play on the field, the number of spectators rocketing through th...
Darth Vader and a select squad of Stormtroopers will descend on the home of England Rugby with the galactic themed 2015 Marriott London Sevens on the 16th-17th May. While scrum wars will be at play on the field, the number of...
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Dominic Purcell joins Arrow/Flash spin-off series
Whilst Marvel reigns supreme on the big screen, DC Comics has conquered television with its ambitious animation and live-action series. Arrow spin-off The Flash accelerated out of the Hood's shadow, with charismatic characters, and will soon be joined by a ...
Whilst Marvel reigns supreme on the big screen, DC Comics has conquered television with its ambitious animation and live-action series. Arrow spin-off The Flash accelerated out of the Hood's shadow, with charismatic character...
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Felicity Jones cast in standalone Star Wars: Rogue One
Disney CEO Bob Iger announced, during an investors meeting, the title of the first Star Wars standalone movie. Star Wars: Rogue One directed by Gareth Edwards (Godzilla). Oscar-nominated actress Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything) has a leading role. ...
Disney CEO Bob Iger announced, during an investors meeting, the title of the first Star Wars standalone movie. Star Wars: Rogue One directed by Gareth Edwards (Godzilla). Oscar-nominated actress Felicity Jones (The Theory of ...
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+Paul Williams The X-Files 6-part mini-series, reuniting the original cast, starts shooting this summer!
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TRON 3 sans Daft Punk
TRON: Legacy left critics and many fans cold, which reflected in the movie's worldwide box office. However, its saving grace was sumptuous IMAX visuals underscored by Daft Punk's lauded soundtrack. Disney, undaunted, is apparently preparing a second sequel ...
TRON: Legacy left critics and many fans cold, which reflected in the movie's worldwide box office. However, its saving grace was sumptuous IMAX visuals underscored by Daft Punk's lauded soundtrack. Disney, undaunted, is appar...
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Hawkeye joins the fray in Captain America: Civil War
The Hollywood Reporter confirms Jeremy Renner will reprise the role of Hawkeye for Marvel's Captain America: Civil War, which begins shooting in the next few weeks. Renner joins a star-studded cast including Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johan...
The Hollywood Reporter confirms Jeremy Renner will reprise the role of Hawkeye for Marvel's Captain America: Civil War, which begins shooting in the next few weeks. Renner joins a star-studded cast including Chris Evans, Robe...
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Doctor Who: Ten years ago and no time at all
A few weeks ago I approached Andrew Lewin about the possibility of collaborating on a Doctor Who post to mark the tenth anniversary of the new series' premiere. Rose. Andrew agreed, but, alas, a family tragedy precluded my further involvement beyond the ini...
A few weeks ago I approached Andrew Lewin about the possibility of collaborating on a Doctor Who post to mark the tenth anniversary of the new series' premiere. Rose. Andrew agreed, but, alas, a family tragedy precluded my fu...
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Star Wars Villain Set 3 Pack from Gentle Giant
During the late 1970s, following the release of Star Wars: A New Hope, Kenner Star Wars action figures, vehicles, playsets and accessories were a staple of many fans childhood. My favourite non-movie vehicle was the Imperial Troop Transporter, which was rec...
During the late 1970s, following the release of Star Wars: A New Hope, Kenner Star Wars action figures, vehicles, playsets and accessories were a staple of many fans childhood. My favourite non-movie vehicle was the Imperial ...
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Alexandre Desplat to score Star Wars: Rogue One
Alexandre Desplat is to compose the soundtrack for Gareth Edwards' Star Wars: Rogue One. The Oscar-winning composer of The Grand Budapest Hotel is no stranger to franchises featuring the works of John Williams. Desplat wrote the evocative music for Harry Po...
Alexandre Desplat is to compose the soundtrack for Gareth Edwards' Star Wars: Rogue One. The Oscar-winning composer of The Grand Budapest Hotel is no stranger to franchises featuring the works of John Williams. Desplat wrote ...
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Secret Cinema to screen The Empire Strikes Back
"Imperial walkers on the north ridge..." Secret Cinema, known for its immersive film viewing experiences, is to screen Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in London this June. What to expect? Well, that's a secret for now. However, don't be surprised to see ...
"Imperial walkers on the north ridge..." Secret Cinema, known for its immersive film viewing experiences, is to screen Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in London this June. What to expect? Well, that's a secret for now. How...
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The Walking Dead spin-off gets two-season order
AMC has commissioned two-seasons of The Walking Dead spin-off, which serves as a prequel to the hit apocalyptic series. “We feel empowered by this two-season commitment, a serious show of faith from our network partner AMC,” Robert Kirkman said. "I personal...
AMC has commissioned two-seasons of The Walking Dead spin-off, which serves as a prequel to the hit apocalyptic series. “We feel empowered by this two-season commitment, a serious show of faith from our network partner AMC,” ...
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+Paul Williams Rekindled my passion for The Walking Dead whilst convalescing post root canal surgery! Glad I decided to binge-view from S2...
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Jenna Coleman planned to quit Doctor Who
In our Doctor Who Series 8 retrospective, Andrew Lewin and myself mused on the speculation surrounding Jenna Coleman's departure during the then unaired Doctor Who Christmas Special: Last Christmas. We now know Ms Coleman chose to stay on as companion Clara...
In our Doctor Who Series 8 retrospective, Andrew Lewin and myself mused on the speculation surrounding Jenna Coleman's departure during the then unaired Doctor Who Christmas Special: Last Christmas. We now know Ms Coleman cho...
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+Andrew Lewin The story was worthy of front cover news!
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  • Bournemouth University
    Media Production, 1993 - 1996
  • Exeter College
    1988 - 1992
  • Vincent Thompson High School
    1984 - 1988
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Birthday
January 23
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Tagline
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.
Bragging rights
Head injury survivor.
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Occupation
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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