Charlie Lyne

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Charlie Lyne (born 1991) is the editor of Ultra Culture, a UK-based movie blog, and a contributor to the BBC's The Film Programme.

Ultra Culture[edit]

Established in 2008 when Lyne was 16, Ultra Culture is a film blog known for its chatty style, strong opinions[1] and concise pop cultural commentary.[2] According to critic aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, the blog agrees with popular opinion 71% of the time.[3]

The Film Programme[edit]

Lyne joined the programme when it was redeveloped after Jonathan Ross's departure. New host Claudia Winkleman approached him using Twitter, saying that she was 'obsessed'[4] with his website and that she would 'bloody kill'[5] for him to be on the show. He is listed on the Film Programme website as being the 'resident internet-type person'.[6]

Awards and accolades[edit]

Ultra Culture was named Blog of the Year 2011 by Sky Movies,[7] and was highly commended in the Total Film Blog Awards 2011[8] in the Best Overall Blog category. The Ultra Culture Twitter account was also named one of the Top 100 Arts Tweeters by The Times.[9]


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