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The X-Files return gives Channel 5 a ratings boost
After a 14-year break, ignoring the underwhelming second movie in 2008, The X-Files returned to UK television screens last night. The series premiere gave Channel 5 its highest rated US drama launch since 2009. An average of 3.5 million viewers tuned in and...
After a 14-year break, ignoring the underwhelming second movie in 2008, The X-Files returned to UK television screens last night. The series premiere gave Channel 5 its highest rated US drama launch since 2009. An average of ...
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Extra episode for Doctor Who Series 10
Steven Moffat, who is stepping down as Doctor Who showrunner, has confirmed there'll be an extra episode of the hit time travel series before he bows out at the end of series 10. Moffat told the Daily Record: “Ahead of me this year I’ve got fourteen Doctor ...
Steven Moffat, who is stepping down as Doctor Who showrunner, has confirmed there'll be an extra episode of the hit time travel series before he bows out at the end of series 10. Moffat told the Daily Record: “Ahead of me thi...
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LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens this June
LEGO and Star Wars are a match made in geek heaven and a LEGO video game based on The Force Awakens is the kind of tie-in I can get behind. The latest installment in the Star Wars saga to receive the Telltale Games treatment is confirmed on the Xbox Store w...
LEGO and Star Wars are a match made in geek heaven and a LEGO video game based on The Force Awakens is the kind of tie-in I can get behind. The latest installment in the Star Wars saga to receive the Telltale Games treatment...
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The Force Awakens on Blu-ray this April
Amazon lists the Blu-ray release for Star Wars: The Force Awakens as 5th April. This is mere months after a record-breaking box office run last December. A far cry from when the original Star Wars movie made its home video debut several years after being sh...
Amazon lists the Blu-ray release for Star Wars: The Force Awakens as 5th April. This is mere months after a record-breaking box office run last December. A far cry from when the original Star Wars movie made its home video de...
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Star Wars and Marvel movies to infinity... and beyond!
Disney CEO Bob Iger told the BBC the Star Wars saga is set to run and run. Most likely outliving fans who watched the original trilogy first time round. “There are five Star Wars films – four more with Episode VII: The Force Awakens – that are in varying st...
Disney CEO Bob Iger told the BBC the Star Wars saga is set to run and run. Most likely outliving fans who watched the original trilogy first time round. “There are five Star Wars films – four more with Episode VII: The Force ...
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Pirates of the Caribbean hijacks Star Wars release date
Star Wars fans will have to wait seven more months for the release of Episode VIII! The Force Awakens sequel, written and directed by Rian Johnson, has been moved from 26th May, which marks the 40th anniversary of the original Star Wars' release in the US, ...
Star Wars fans will have to wait seven more months for the release of Episode VIII! The Force Awakens sequel, written and directed by Rian Johnson, has been moved from 26th May, which marks the 40th anniversary of the origina...
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Marvel's Civil War & Coca-Cola Super Bowl TV Spots
There's two film franchise installments I'm really looking forward to this year. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Captain America: Civil War both from Disney. The former didn't get a TV Spot during the Super Bowl, but the latter did and Marvel knocked it ou...
There's two film franchise installments I'm really looking forward to this year. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Captain America: Civil War both from Disney. The former didn't get a TV Spot during the Super Bowl, but the lat...
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The TARDIS Awakens in Doctor Who/Star Wars mash-up
Star Wars: The Force Awakens fan trailer mash-ups are a thing and Doctor Who is the latest to undergo the treatment. So, when my favourite franchises get mashed together with aplomb, I'm going to share it. Rose Tyler channels Rey when a mysterious stranger ...
Star Wars: The Force Awakens fan trailer mash-ups are a thing and Doctor Who is the latest to undergo the treatment. So, when my favourite franchises get mashed together with aplomb, I'm going to share it. Rose Tyler channels...
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Captain Phasma is returning for Star Wars: Episode VIII
Fans of Captain Phasma rejoice. Game of Thrones actor Gwendoline Christie confirmed she'll be back to plague the Resistance in director Rian Johnson's sequel to The Force Awakens, which begins principal photography in London this month. "I will be in the ne...
Fans of Captain Phasma rejoice. Game of Thrones actor Gwendoline Christie confirmed she'll be back to plague the Resistance in director Rian Johnson's sequel to The Force Awakens, which begins principal photography in London ...
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New NOW TV Smart Box teases 4K
Sky Q isn't the only new product from Sky this year. NOW TV, the company's streaming service, is to get a NOW TV Smart Box that appears to be based on a Roku 4 (supports 4K) and includes 60 free-to-air channels when it's released later this year. Additional...
Sky Q isn't the only new product from Sky this year. NOW TV, the company's streaming service, is to get a NOW TV Smart Box that appears to be based on a Roku 4 (supports 4K) and includes 60 free-to-air channels when it's rele...
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Star Wars won't be battling Avatar in Christmas 2017
Star Wars: Episode VIII gets pushed back to 15th December 2017, as part of a strategic move by Disney, and pundits excitedly predicted it would go up against James Cameron's Avatar sequel in a fierce festive box office battle. However, it looks like the ret...
Star Wars: Episode VIII gets pushed back to 15th December 2017, as part of a strategic move by Disney, and pundits excitedly predicted it would go up against James Cameron's Avatar sequel in a fierce festive box office battle...
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Darth Vader rumoured to be in Star Wars: Rogue One
Not an entirely surprising Star Wars rumour. The upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Felicity Jones, is set prior to events in A New Hope. Therefore an appearance by Darth Vader wouldn't be unexpected. The Sith Lor...
Not an entirely surprising Star Wars rumour. The upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Felicity Jones, is set prior to events in A New Hope. Therefore an appearance by Darth Vader woul...
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    Media Production, 1993 - 1996
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    1988 - 1992
  • Vincent Thompson High School
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January 23
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Multimedia maven and storyteller.
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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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    Foley artist for Radio Four.
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  • Thomson Reuters
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Exeter - Kingsteignton - Colchester - Bournemouth
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