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Cause for Star Wars Celebration
Within the blink of a bleary-eye the dizzying 3-day event for Star Wars fans was over and I was left in joyful delirium after meeting two childhood heroes: Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa. Star Wars Celebration Europe was, easily, the best conventio...
Within the blink of a bleary-eye the dizzying 3-day event for Star Wars fans was over and I was left in joyful delirium after meeting two childhood heroes. Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa. Star Wars Celebration Europe...
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer to air on ABC
An ABC listing confirms a 3-minute trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be broadcast on 15th July. That's according to  Making Star Wars . This coincides with Star Wars Celebration Europe where director Gareth Edwards and Lucasfilm president Kathle...
An ABC listing confirms a 3-minute trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be broadcast on 15th July. That's according to Making Star Wars. This coincides with Star Wars Celebration Europe where director Gareth Edwards ...
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Black Series Kylo Ren for Star Wars Celebration
Hasbro has announced an exclusive Black Series action figure collectible depicting Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), featuring the chard remains of Darth Vader's helmet, for Star Wars Celebration Europe. The cool looking set also includes Ren's own helmet, crossguard...
Hasbro has announced an exclusive Black Series action figure collectible depicting Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), featuring the chard remains of Darth Vader's helmet, for Star Wars Celebration Europe. The cool looking set also inclu...
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Anthony Daniels at Star Wars Celebration Europe
Star Wars Celebration Europe is a month away and more actors from the Star Wars franchise have been announced. Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett) and Daniel Logan (young Boba Fett) will be joining confirmed guests ...
Star Wars Celebration Europe is a month away and more actors from the Star Wars franchise have been announced. Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett) and Daniel Logan (young Boba Fett) w...
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Flashpoint!
A roundup of DC Comics' small screen adventures: The season finales of Arrow and DC's Legends of Tomorrow were... disappointing. The former has been patchy and (mostly) directionless since season 2. The latter has been inconsistent, but it's had a fair shar...
A roundup of DC Comics' small screen adventures: The season finales of Arrow and DC's Legends of Tomorrow were... disappointing. The former has been patchy and (mostly) directionless since season 2. The latter has been incons...
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Disney demands Rogue One reshoots to lighten mood
Disney has ordered a month's worth of additional filming for director Gareth Edwards' Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to add levity to a tonally dark war movie this summer. Purportedly the film isn't testing well with execs and the studio wants to capitalise o...
Disney has ordered a month's worth of additional filming for director Gareth Edwards' Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to add levity to a tonally dark war movie this summer. Purportedly the film isn't testing well with execs and ...
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Star Wars Celebration Europe to be live streamed
In just over a week Star Wars Celebration Europe begins at the ExCeL, London, and the holiday season will come early for thousands of geeks (including myself). Fans unable to attend a galaxy far, far away... The Star Wars Show will live stream the official ...
In just over a week Star Wars Celebration Europe begins at the ExCeL, London, and the holiday season will come early for thousands of geeks (including myself). For fans unable to attend a galaxy far, far away... The Star Wars...
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The Force is still strong with LEGO Star Wars
Last summer TT Games'  LEGO Jurassic World reinvigorated a beloved movie tie-in franchise in much the same way as its movie inspiration brought aging dinosaurs back into the lives of the touch screen generation. Now LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens builds ...
Last summer TT Games' LEGO Jurassic World reinvigorated a beloved movie tie-in franchise in much the same way as its movie inspiration brought aging dinosaurs back into the lives of the touch screen generation. Now LEGO Star ...
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Wonder Woman Lynda Carter is Supergirl's President
Lynda Carter, beloved by generations of DC Comics fans as TV's Wonder Woman in the 1970s, joins the cast of Supergirl from next season. Carter will play the President of the United States in the series headlined by Melissa Benoist. She appeared in Smallvill...
Lynda Carter, beloved by generations of DC Comics fans as TV's Wonder Woman in the 1970s, joins the cast of Supergirl from next season. Carter will play the President of the United States in the series headlined by Melissa Be...
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Supergirl welcomes Superman to the Arrowverse
Superman will officially fly into action next season on Supergirl. Variety reports casting is underway for the role of Clark Kent who will appear in the season 2 premiere this Fall. Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg expressed his excitement at the prospec...
Superman will officially fly into action in Supergirl next season. Variety reports casting is underway for the role of Clark Kent who will appear in the season 2 premiere this fall. Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg express...
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Hasbro's toys combine in IDW's Revolution
A generation grew up playing with Action Man, Rom, G.I. Joe, Micronauts, M.A.S.K. and Transformers toys. Now IDW combines Hasbro's beloved toy and animated properties into a comic book universe beginning this September. Here's the official IDW press release...
A generation grew up playing with Action Man, Rom, G.I. Joe, Micronauts, M.A.S.K. and Transformers toys. Now IDW combines Hasbro's beloved toy and animated properties into a comic book universe beginning this September. Here'...
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Academy releases rare Revenge of the Jedi trailer
The majority of Star Wars fans know there was a time when Revenge of the Jedi was a thing, before creator George Lucas decided it wasn't, months prior to the movie's release in the US, and changed it back to Return of the Jedi. By that time merchandise had ...
The majority of Star Wars fans know there was a time when Revenge of the Jedi was a thing, before creator George Lucas decided it wasn't, months prior to the movie's release in the US, and changed it back to Return of the Jed...
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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.
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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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  • BBC
    Foley artist for Radio Four.
  • Dow Jones
  • Thomson Reuters
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Exeter - Kingsteignton - Colchester - Bournemouth
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