Meet The Digital Fix Team

Colin Polonowski

Owner / Publisher / Gaming and Geek:Life Interim Editor

As the publisher of The Digital Fix, I manage the day-to-day direction of all areas of the site, from the content sections right through the forums. I am also the technical lead which means I ensure everything works as expected and any software changes are coded by my own hands! I occasionally contribute to all areas, but in general leave the specific area management to the people who know what they're doing. I am the main contact point for anyone who wants to discuss advertising, licensing, syndication and anything else at a business-level.

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Hel Harding-Jones

Film Editor

Cinephile. Empath Demon. Wonder Woman. Bookworm. Lover of beetroot. I enjoy all aspects of film but especially Horror, World Cinema, and Silent/Studio-era Hollywood.

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Baz Greenland

TV Editor

I'm the TV Editor for The Digital Fix, so naturally I watch and write about a lot TV! My favourite shows are Buffy, The West Wing and Hannibal but I'm a huge fan of numerous shows and have recently written extensively about Twin Peaks and The X Files, revisiting old episodes as the shows celebrate their revivals.You can also follow me on The X Cast, where I regularly talk all things X Files and on Facebook where you can like my page Baz Greenland Writer.

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Max Mazonowicz

Music Editor

I'm the stubble and banjo guy. Interviewed Sturgill, Maddie & Tae, Angaleena, Margo, Jason Aldean, Richard Fairbrass, David Gray, and a whole bunch of others. You'll see me at plenty of gigs in the South. Twitter me up if you want to chat

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Rebecca O'Brien

My name is Rebecca O'Brien and I'm a film blogger, musicologist and a lover of film music. I've been blogging since 2015 and I'm also a huge fan of Star Wars (films, TV shows and the music of course).

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Peter Taylor

My first gaming memories are playing Odd Job Eddy on the Spectrum +2 and from that point on I was hooked. Owned various consoles and PC variants and when I'm not looking after my two kids or working I'm most likely gaming.

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Julien Bassignani

Home Cinema Lead

I am a French film buff who has been living in London since 2008. Cinema has always been my passion and I am particularly fond of movies from the 40s to the 70s. My favorite directors are Alfred Hitchcock, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jean-Pierre Melville, Claude Chabrol, Roman Polanski, Brian de Palma and John Carpenter. I'm currently Home Cinema Lead for The Digital Fix.

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Ben Pinsent

creator

My name is Ben Pinsent, I am an amateur film critic and academic. I write a lot of film reviews here as well as for my blog corruptedrecord.com, and for Somer Valley FM.

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Chris Rogers

Film Critic

Chris is a freelance film critic with a particular fondness for a galaxy far far away, sad space movies and floral shirts…often all at once.

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Steven Sheehan

Cinema Lead

I am the Cinema Lead at The Digital Fix and when I’m not plugged into a film, I spend my time coasting through the Holomovement. Originally an East Londoner, I now live where the grass is green and the people are strange. @st_sheehan

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Alex Dewing

If I'm not at the cinema, you can probably find me tucked up in a blanket fort writing about all things film and TV (sometimes even games and books too)!

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Sarah Miles

Writer. Film obsessive. Lover. Fighter. Just a London based lady trying to make her way in the world.

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Gary Couzens

Contributor (Film and Television sites)

I'm a fiction and non-fiction writer, and have been a contributor to The Digital Fix (formerly DVD Times) since 2000. I've reviewed a wide variety of films and television, with a particular specialism in Australian cinema. I've written a review special for Australia Day (26 January) for this site every year since 2002.

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Mari Jones

Film Reviewer

Writer, avid filmmaker and all around nerd. I’m a resident film reviewer for The Digital Fix, and I also write my own blog (square-eyed-geek) about anything and everything film or TV related. Obsessed with horror, Marvel and Tarantino, not necessarily in that order. Follow me on Twitter @squareeyedgeek.

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Dominic Hemy

The resident writer of all things extreme and experimental. Also enjoys a good beer on occasion.

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TD Velasquez

TD Velasquez is a writer, film fan, podcaster with @AndNowPodcast and @Dan_Bores, and author of the blog www.lifeisaboutfiction.wordpress.com.

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Emma Lauren Roberts

I'm here covering all your indie/alternative music.

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Lou Thomas

Lou is the Digital Production Editor of bfi.org.uk and has written for The Guardian, Time Out, BBC.co.uk and Little White Lies. He tweets as @London_Lou and doubts your commitment to Sparkle Motion.

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Jonathan Tranter

My name is Jonathan Tranter, and you can find me on Twitter. Thanks!

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Alistair Ryder

writer of film/TV reviews and features!

Alistair has been writing about film and TV for three years at a number of websites, most notably Film Inquiry and Gay Essential. He's also a member of GALECA (the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association), and once interviewed Woody Harrelson, which he will probably tell you about extensively, whether you want to hear about it, or not.

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Steven Slatter

TV Reviewer

Mechanical Engineer by trade, father of two, huge cinephile and general nerd. Currently reviewing The Flash, Start Wars Rebels & Black Lightning

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Stephen Hudson

Gaming Sub-Editor

I'm the Sub-Editor for the gaming side of the The Digital Fix! Love Metroid and words. Most often found exploring the diverse worlds of Tallon IV and Aether!

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Jason Coles

As well as being into gaming I play and occasionally write about Magic: the Gathering and am a perpetual guest to many of my talented friends and their YouTube channels and Podcasts.

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Nikki Thomas

I'm Nikki, 21, and i suffer from PTSD as a result of a serious accident i had when i was 19. My favourite thing to do in life is game either on my PC or PS4. And if i'm not doing this you can find me admiring my car, rocking out to punk or metal music or taking photos of my dog for her instagram.My favourite games include - Overwatch, The Tomb Raider series (old and new), the Sims 3 and Kingdoms and Castles.

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Benedict Seal

Reviewer

Freelance entertainment journalist for the likes of Film School Rejects, Bloody Disgusting and VODzilla.co.

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Holly Brockwell

Freelancer

Holly is a gadget addict, tech journalist and supergeek. When she's not unboxing shiny things, she's mostly trying to keep her pet birds and cats from annihilating each other. Follow her on Twitter: @holly.

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Becky Grace Lea

I am usually to be found with my nose stuck in a book or watching a film and on odd occasions, I write about them too. You can find me on Twitter @beckygracelea

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Justine Knight

Freelance sci-fi/fantasy game designer and journalist. Comics, games and prose.

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Moe

I love tech, Sci Fi and anything with a Nintendo label. If you want to hear my inane chatter regarding TV shows and movies you can find me weekly on the Talking@theMovies podcast.

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Samuel Stanford

Writer and Games enthusiast, with a deep running passion for RPGs and Action-Platformers.

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Eden Penketh

Gaming, podcasting, role playing and now writing reviews, I'm a multi-purpose nerd. Fascinated by the power of narrative and it's reflection of human nature.

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Dominic Ross

General noise lover - some would say I'm probably more Indie focused, but I'll listen to anything you through my way. Damn it - good music is good music

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Jon Carroll

DJ on bff.fm, co-host of @thehangoutcast, obsessive music fan

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Tom Bedford

Tom is a recent graduate from Bristol, looking to make a career out of writing about entertainment and culture. If he's not watching a film, playing a game or listening to music - don't worry! - he's probably just gone to make a cup of tea. He's never far from a screen. His favourite game is Fallout 3, and I have more hours on Mount and Blade, Total War games and everything Bethesda than I’d care to admit (unless you’re reading this, mum, in which case I spend all my time outside doing sport things!).

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Andrew Winter

Film writer

Although he enjoys all kinds of films, Andy writes mostly about indie and foreign language cinema. He lives in Southend-on-Sea with his wife, kids and cats.

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Zoe Crombie

Film critic and student from Lancaster (UK), big Studio Ghibli and Marx Brothers fan but willing to watch anything and everything. Also writes for Film Inquiry and The Digital Fix, as well as the Wordpress blog Obsess Reviews. Enjoys spaghetti.

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Daniel Bezer

I've been playing games since the 90's, started on the NES and moved on to every other platform since. Gaming is a massive passion of mine, but I'm also passionate about movies, TV and sports. My favourite game of all time is The Last of Us, I'm a huge Naughty Dog fan. You can find me on Twitter @AzakiusUK

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Bea

Bea is a lover of pixel art and retro games who has recently got back into gaming and anime. Her favourite games include Chrono Trigger and Fez. She is passionate about various topics which include but not limited to social science, STEM, racial politics and gender equality. She is a humble individual who holds two degrees a BA from University of Sussex and MA from SOAS, University of London. She is introverted extrovert who is very open minded, friendly and loves hot weather.

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Karly Stilling

Karly Stilling is a Canadian writer living in London with her very fluffy cat. She has degrees in film and writing, and her work has won a couple of awards and been published in a few zines. When she’s not working on her novel, you can find her cuddled up with her cat watching movies. You can follow her cat on Instagram @mottylthecat if you’re into that sort of thing.

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Rebecca Stow

Gaming takes up a huge proportion of Rebecca's time and when she's not writing about video games she is reading, listening to podcasts, or eagerly counting down the days till the next indie release.

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Leon Oteng

When he's not awkwardly posing for pictures Leon is writing about entertainment and culture: film, food, sport, you name it! (oh the life of a freelancer)

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Jack Godwin

Jack is a 24-year-old writer living in the London, obsessed with Marvel, The Simpsons, coffee and all things David Lynch.

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Adam Speight

When not obsessing over the MCU, I’m playing games or watching something else nerdy. Generally fascinated by all things entertainment media. Whether it’s an article, a podcast or a YouTube video, I’m interested.

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Lloyd Coombes

Lloyd is a big fan of sports games, shooters, and looters. You’ll find him hitting three-pointers, sniping across Battle Royale titles, or looking for that next sweet drop in Destiny 2.

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Callum Hick

Reviewer

I'm the human equivalent of finding out they put an extra piece in your Mcnugget box... Also I play games.

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Chris Patrick

Journalism graduate from Bristol UWE. Loves writing video game news. Recently had his mind blown by PlayStation VR. Never seen without his Switch. Can't help but adore the MCU.

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Laurie Reid

Laurie is a freelance writer, painter and all round DIY gal. Owner of small art business My Rabid Wonder, she writes poetry, creates abstract art and upcycles furniture. Passionate about film, television and games.

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Seb Hawden

Father of three mad children. I have been playing video games since the '80s. Back when they shipped complete, worked and were a real challenge. Sometimes rambles about video games online. Loves SciFi, Fantasy, Music, Sport, books, funny things and of course, video games.

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Peter Hearn

I wrote and directed the horror feature 'Scrawl' which starred pre Star Wars Daisy Ridley. Upcoming projects include the "female punks v gremlins on a plane" short film 'Dead Air'. I also teach Film-making and grumble daily.

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David Restrepo

I love video games and intelligent discussions about media. Chicken nuggets are my favorite food.

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Chris Philp

If I'm not watching movies or reading comic books then I'm probably writing about them or producing art based on them.

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Glen Nilsson

CoHost/Producer of DudeGoBack | Admin of TheMetalReview.com Indie Game Developer, Digital Artist, etc Gaming since Atari 2600, top 400 National PS Gamer Score, Completionist.

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Jonny Foster

Jonny enjoys strategy games, looter shooters, and long walks on the beach. Good at breaking down games... some would say too good. He doesn't know where the off switch is for his critical brain and is regularly scolded for winning family game nights by exploiting flawed rules.

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Reuben Mount

A gamer since the early 90s, and survivor of the Great 16bit Console Wars. Favourite games practically change by the hour, but all-time fave will likely always be Resident Evil 2. Slightly obsessed with Final Fantasy XIV (Chaos - Cerberus). The one on the left, as the one on the right is obviously the one-and-only legend, Naoki Yoshida.

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Nikolas Croker

Nikolas is an avid gamer typically enjoying single-player story-driven titles. Though working predominantly in the healthcare field he still finds time to relax, unwind and enjoy his next favourite title.

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Olivia Hill

I am a digital media intern from Scotland living in London who loves everything film related! You will most likely find me in the cinema or bingeing the latest Netflix series! You can follow me on Twitter @OliviaHill96.

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Dan Phillips

Hi, I'm Dan.I am a huge gamer and have been since the day I can remember. MY fondest memories was playing Sonic the Hedgehog on the Sega Megadrive. Since then, I have been attached to this world, and I bloody love it. In my spare time I like to watch my football team and spend time with my kids. Catch me on Twitter @Bravo2Zero0

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