Tom Drew

Executive Editor, Writer, Content Creator

Tom Drew is the Executive Editor at The Direct. He joined The Direct as a writer back in 2020, before taking on editorial tasks and then assuming a more prominent role as Executive Editor. Tom helps to manage the workflow of the team and ensure that content is as informative and engaging to readers as possible.

Before joining The Direct, Tom worked as a video editor for JES Media in Dubai. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Film from the University of Reading.

Tom is on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok (all @tomdrewart) where he shares his thoughts on entertainment and posts art.

About The Direct

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Tom Drew's Latest Stories

I Saw the TV Glow Plot Explained - The True Meaning of the Movie

From Mr. Melancholy to the mystical Luna Juice, here's the explanation to all The Pink Opaque has to offer in I Saw the TV Glow.

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Dark Matter Episode 7 Explained - Jason's Journey Breakdown

With just two episodes to go, Dark Matter added another layer to its mind-bending multiversal story in its seventh installment.

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The 10 Best LEGO Sets of 2024 (So Far)

From monsters to mansions, here are the best LEGO sets released in 2024 so far.

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Where to Watch The Green Veil - Streaming on The Network App

John Leguizamo's latest series just premiered on a streaming service you've probably never heard of.

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Fallout TV Show Ghouls Explained: Lifespan, Formation & More

Everything you need to know about Fallout's irradiated weirdos is right here.

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Constellation Episode 8 & Ending Explained

Apple TV+'s Constellation closed on a bombshell ending -- here's what happened and what it means.

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LEGO Marvel 2024 - 9 Sets Expected to Release This Summer

Details on LEGO's summer wave of Marvel sets have been unveiled, covering Avengers: Age of Ultron, Guardians of the Galaxy, and more.

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Dune Messiah Plot Explained: How Part 2 Movie Sets Up Third Film

Denis Villeneuve's third installment in his Dune trilogy is an inevitability and Dune: Part Two alludes to the threequel's plot in a few key ways.

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Jonathan Majors Denies Assault Charges, Shares Girlfriend's Text Messages to Prove Innocence

Jonathan Majors' defense team shared new evidence to prove the actor's innocence following his recent arrest.

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The CW Cancels Another Arrowverse Superhero Show

Another television series in DC's Arrowverse will come to a close this year.

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Warner Bros. Finds Kevin Feige-Like Leader for Future DC Superhero Movies

Warner Bros. is reportedly eyeing the producer of The LEGO Movie and It franchises to head their DC films and television.

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First Look at Adam Scott In Spider-Man’s Madame Web Movie (Photos)

New set photos from the Madame Web movie have revealed the first look at Adam Scott's character.

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Star Wars Reveals First Trailer for Next Disney+ LEGO Special

Disney+ revealed the first trailer for the upcoming Star Wars special, LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation.

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28 MCU Heroes & Villains Referenced In Ms. Marvel Episode 1

Ms. Marvel is chockful of references to characters from the wider MCU. Here's every Easter egg The Direct caught to Earth's Mightiest Heroes (and villains).

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Ms. Marvel TV Reviews: What Are Critics’ First Reactions?

The first reactions for Disney+'s Ms. Marvel have arrived.

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Lucasfilm Reportedly Changes Plans for Next Star Wars Movie

A new Star Wars report has revealed that Lucasfilm could be switching the releases of their two upcoming movies.

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The Mandalorian Season 3 Release Window Confirmed

The Mandalorian Season 3's release window has been revealed in a new Star Wars report.

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The CW Cancels DC Superhero Show Naomi

The CW has canceled the DC television series Naomi after one season.

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Ms. Marvel Co-Creator Breaks Silence on ‘Very Controversial’ New MCU Powers

Ms. Marvel co-creator Sana Amanat responded to fan criticism over the change of Kamala Khan's powers for the MCU.

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Harley Quinn Universe: New Spin-off Show Receives Promising Update

Harley Quinn spin-off Noonan's has been officially ordered by HBO Max.

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Moon Knight Just Copied WandaVision's Flashbacks - But Did Them Better

Moon Knight borrowed a storytelling device from WandaVision, and may have improved on it.

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Moon Knight Field Ending Explained: Marc's Heavenly Afterlife Revealed

Moon Knight Episode 5 may have the biggest cliffhanger yet, so here's a breakdown of what might be going on.

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2 Marvel Movies Rank Atop This Summer’s Most-Anticipated Films List

Fandango released survey results for moviegoers' most anticipated summer movies of 2022.

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Moon Knight Episode 1 Ending: Special Powers Explained

The ending of Moon Knight's season premiere raised many questions about where the show is heading.

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Morbius Director Spoils Major Spider-Man: No Way Home Scene

Morbius' director Daniel Espinosa spoiled a significant Spider-Man: No Way Home connection in the upcoming movie.

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Disney+ Gives New Maturity Ratings to Punisher & More Marvel Shows

Disney+ lowered the age ratings for Daredevil, The Punisher, and more when bringing them over to the service.

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The Batman Post-Credits Explained: The Ridder's Rataalada Puzzle Solved

The Batman's end stinger requires a bit more thinking than the typical post-credits scene; here's how to solve the Riddler's final riddle.

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Disney+ With Ads Coming Later This Year

Disney announced a new ad-supported subscription plan will launch for Disney+ in late 2022.

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LEGO Star Wars Fans Criticize Cutscene Issue In New Skywalker Saga Game

Fans have noticed a potential problem with LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga's cutscenes.

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The Batman's 4 Main Characters Highlighted on Official New Poster

Warner Bros. revealed a new poster for The Batman, highlighting Bruce Wayne, Selina Kyle, and more.

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Spider-Man's Kraven Spin-Off Movie Receives Encouraging Updates

Rumors suggested that Sony's Kraven the Hunter project will start production soon.

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Justice League: Joss Whedon Blames Bad Acting for Cyborg's Deleted Scenes

Director Joss Whedon claimed that "bad acting" was the reason for cutting Ray Fisher's Cyborg scenes from Justice League.

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MCU: 8 Upcoming Disney+ Shows Teased By Spider-Man: No Way Home

From Secret Invasion to the future of Daredevil, Spider-Man: No Way Home featured several teases for Marvel Studios' upcoming releases on Disney+.

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Why Elizabeth Olsen's Wanda Lost Her Accent In Doctor Strange 2 Trailer

Elizabeth Olsen's Scarlet Witch has lost her Sokovian accent in the Doctor Strange In the Multiverse of Madness trailer; why is that?

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Eternals 2 Theory Reveals Which Avengers Are Most Likely to Appear In Sequel

Here's which Marvel characters should cross paths with the Eternals during their next MCU outing.

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Black Panther 2: Letitia Wright Returns to Filming Amid Controversy

Shuri actress Letitia Wright has returned to the set of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

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New Benedict Cumberbatch Photo Reveals How Jacked He Got for Doctor Strange 2

A leaked photo revealed how muscular Benedict Cumberbatch has gotten for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

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Star Wars' Holiday Special Just Received a Hilarious Callback In Boba Fett

An Easter egg in The Book of Boba Fett calls back to the Star Wars Holiday Special.

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How Spider-Man 4 Will Be Better Than No Way Home (Theory)

Spider-Man: No Way Home was the biggest cinematic Spidey adventure so far; how will Spider-Man 4 top that?

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Disney+ Reveals New MCU Timeline Featuring Eternals

Disney+ revealed where Eternals fits into the Marvel Cinematic Universe's timeline.

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