Owen Van Spall
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After years working in comic book publishing, Owen retrained and began freelancing as a journalist. He has written film, TV and culture pieces for The Guardian, New Statesman, local papers like the South London Press, plus other sites and magazines. He is currently studying for a Master's degree in Film History at Birkbeck, University of London.

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David Lynch is Still With Us

Posted 9 September 2011 | 23:47:17 (EST)

Though he hasn't directed a film since Inland Empire in 2006, and rumours abound that he has retired from filmmaking entirely, there are more ways than ever now to celebrate enigmatic director David Lynch here in the UK. It seems that even if he never gets...

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Comic Books go to war- A Very Brief History of the War Comic

Posted 23 August 2011 | 23:38:00 (EST)

What on earth is the Imperial War Museum in London doing organising an event called "Comics & Conflicts" one might well ask? Stereotyped as fluffy entertainment they may be, but the IWM event, held on the weekend of the 19th-20th August, was a simple acknowledgment of...

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