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Tweets Of The Week

A Who sing-along, Indy 5’s MacGuffin revealed and who says they won’t be back for Misfits series four? All in this week’s tweets

It’s been a slow week in Twitsville. Nothing to do with the fact Tweets Of The Week has been keeping odd hours because of a trip to Canadia. In fact if there’s a US-centric feel to this week’s roundup, now you know why. Our transatlantic jaunt has highlighted one of the quirkier things we like about Twitter, however, when the UK goes to sleep all our American friends come out to play. There are few things that make the world feel more connected than Twitter.

As this is the last Tweets Of The Week before Christmas, however, it wouldn’t be right for us to go without a bit of festive cheer. Fortunately, at midday today @ jonnymorris1973 (opens in new tab) and a tonne of writers connected to Doctor Who had a Band Aid sing-a-long - which you can see below (forgive us for not including all the pictures, it would have taken till 2012).

@ jonnymorris1973 (opens in new tab) It's Christmas time, there's no need to be afraid # xmaskaraoke

@ Paul_Cornell (opens in new tab) At Christmas time... we let in light and we banish shade. # xmaskaraoke

@ cathieharvey (opens in new tab) And in our world of plenty we can spread a smile of joy

@ markravenhill (opens in new tab) Throw your arms around terra in the mutter spiral at Christmas time

@ TomSpilsbury But say a prayer, pray for the other ones. # xmaskaraoke

@ jamesgrayh At Christmastime it's hard, but when you're having fun # xmaskaraoke

@ jamesmoran (opens in new tab) Theeeeere's a world outside your window and it's a world of dread and fear # xmaskaraoke

@ edstradling (opens in new tab) Where the only water flowing is the bitter sting of tears ... # xmaskaraoke

@ theolismith And the Christmas bells that ring there are the clanging chimes of doom, # xmaskaraoke

@ joelidster (opens in new tab) Well tonight thank God it's them instead of you. # xmaskaraoke

@ HokusBloke (opens in new tab) And there won't be snow in Africa this Christmas time # xmaskaraoke

@ ianzpotter (opens in new tab) The greatest gift they'll get this year is liiife (woah oh) # xmaskaraoke

@ anghelides (opens in new tab) Where nothing ever grows, no rain nor River Song.

@ MrsSteveOBrien (opens in new tab) Do they know it's christmas time (flight) at all?

@ sirdigbychicken (opens in new tab) Here's to you, raise your glass for everyone # xmaskaraoke

@ PiaGuerra Here's to them, underneath that burning sun # xmaskaraoke

@ gossjam (opens in new tab) Do they know it's Christmas time at all?

@ mrtonylee (opens in new tab) Feed the wur-rld! Let them know it's christmas time! # xmaskaraoke


The SFX Twitter Stream

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@ jumblejim My favorite @jarpad remark ever: after delays setting up a shot: "C'mon guys! It's not rocket Scientology."

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@ missmorenab Slept w a bobby pin stick in my hair. Dreamt I had aliens sucking my brain. # toomuchscifi

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@ rcjohnso Looper will complete what I'm calling my "I made three movies" trilogy.


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@ HamillHimself @Paul_Dini @tarastrong Thank YOU for scripting so much brilliant Joker material over the years! You deserve much credit for his popularity!

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@ DamonLindelof "Indiana Jones and the Lost Codpiece of Hercules." # MacGuffinSuggestionsForGeorge (opens in new tab)

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@ neilgrayston (opens in new tab) Waiting for North Korea to announce Zombie Kim Jong-Il as Supreme Leader. Waiting. So. Hard.

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@ simonpegg Also, I don't want to make Hot Fuzz 2 and neither does Edgar. Time for some new blood methinks.

**Slight Misfits spoilers if you haven’t seen the series three finale yet**

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@ AntoniaLThomas (opens in new tab) I wont be coming back for series 4 but I can't wait to see it! I've had an amazing time in misfits- it has been epic!xxx

Jordan Farley
Jordan Farley

I'm the News Editor at Total Film magazine, running the opening pages of every issue where you can read exclusive interviews and see first-look images from the biggest films. I was previously the Community Editor at sci-fi, fantasy and horror movie bible SFX. You'll find my name on news, reviews, and interviews covering every type of movie, from the latest French arthouse release to the biggest Hollywood blockbuster. My work has also featured in Official PlayStation Magazine and Edge. Outside of my day job, I'm a FromSoft fanatic (proudest achievement: beating Malenia solo) and a TV connoisseur (translation: I'll watch anything).