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Ben Sherlock

Author Details

Ben Sherlock is a writer, comedian, and filmmaker. In addition to his work at Screen Rant, Ben writes reviews and features for Game Rant and previously wrote for Taste of Cinema, Comic Book Resources, and BabbleTop. In his spare time, Ben creates video essays and supercuts for his massively underrated YouTube channel I Got Touched at the Cinema.

Industry Focus

Ben writes lists and features for Screen Rant. His articles typically focus on popular franchises like Star Wars, James Bond, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He also writes pieces about classic horror movies like The Evil Dead and big-name directors like Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, and Stanley Kubrick, as well as animated shows like South Park and sitcoms like Seinfeld.

Favorite Media

Ben's favorite movies include Lady Bird, Little Miss Sunshine, and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, and he enjoys the films of Sam Raimi, Brian De Palma, and the Coen brothers. He's also an avid player of The Last of Us games and watches Curb Your Enthusiasm and the golden-age seasons of The Simpsons on a constant loop.

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10 Biggest Mysteries The Cloverfield Franchise Still Hasn't Solved

Three movies in, the Cloverfield franchise has asked a lot more questions than it answered, with plenty of unresolved mysteries and story threads.

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Disney's New Alien Movie Is Restoring The Original's Scariest Trick (& An Underrated 2016 Horror Proves It)

Fede Álvarez's upcoming Alien movie for Disney is going back to the franchise's horror roots and will restore the original film's scariest trick.

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15 Actors That Never Escaped Their Most Famous Characters

Some actors just can't seem to escape their most iconic role, from Kelsey Grammer as Frasier Crane to Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa.

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Toy Story 5 Is Pixar's Best Chance To Restore A 28-Year Cameo Tradition The Studio Forgot

Pixar's most beloved cameo tradition has been ignored by its recent movies, but the upcoming Toy Story 5 is the perfect opportunity to bring it back.

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The Last Of Us (2023)
10 Changes To The Game To Expect In The Last Of Us Season 2

The Last of Us season 2 will have to make some major changes to The Last of Us Part II in adapting the epic sequel game for television.

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"Steven Spielberg Was An Indie Filmmaker": Greta Gerwig Gave A Perfect Response To Her Barbie Sellout Critics... In 2019

Greta Gerwig has been accused of selling out after leaving the indie scene behind to make Barbie, but she already shut her critics down back in 2019.

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10 Biggest Differences Between The Rocky Movies & Creed Movies

While the Creed trilogy follows the basic formula set up by Rocky Balboa's movies, several key differences set the two franchises apart.

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Seinfeld (1989)
Seinfeld's 10 Best Girlfriends In The Show (That Aren't Elaine)

Jerry dated a lot of different women throughout Seinfeld's nine-season run, but some of his girlfriends were a better match for him than others.

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High School Musical
HSMTMTS Season 4: Release Date, Cast, Final Season Story Details & Everything We Know

With High School Musical The Musical The Series Season 4 being the final season, here's everything you need to know about the cast and story details.

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American Dad's Stan Does 1 Important Thing Better Than Family Guy's Peter Griffin

American Dad's Stan Smith might not be as iconic as Family Guy's Peter Griffin, but he's had the upper hand on Peter in an incredibly significant way.

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10 Superhero Parodies That Are Just As Good As Marvel & DC

From Kick-Ass to The Incredibles, some parodies of superhero tropes have become just as iconic as the Marvel and DC classics they spoofed.

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30 Best Movies On Max

From sobering dramas like Raging Bull to mind-bending sci-fi epics like The Matrix, the best movies on Max include some of the all-time greats.

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10 Box Office Disasters No One Thought Would Bomb

From The Flash to Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, some movies that were expected to be guaranteed hits have bombed at the box office.

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10 Most Controversial Movie Endings Of All Time

There are a ton of controversial movie endings that divided audiences, from the bleakness of The Mist to the anticlimax of The Devil Inside.

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All 29 Actors In Oppenheimer Ranked

From Cillian Murphy to Florence Pugh to Robert Downey, Jr., the Oppenheimer cast is full of iconic actors giving great performances. Who's the best?

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"This Year's Hottest Star" - How Heath Ledger's Breakout 2001 Movie Became The Center Of Sony's Fake Review Controversy

Heath Ledger's medieval action comedy A Knight's Tale was well-received by critics in 2001 – but not all of the film's praise was genuine.

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13 Scariest Movie Scenes Of All Time Ranked

From the shower murder in Psycho to the disturbing dinner scene in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, there are a ton of scary scenes in horror cinema.

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Steven Spielberg's New TV Show Continues A Weirdly Specific Kubrick Trend That Guarantees Greatness

Steven Spielberg is turning Stanley Kubrick's unmade Napoleon film into an HBO series. It's not the first time Spielberg revived a Kubrick project.

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10 Most Satisfying TV Deaths, Ranked

From Joffrey Baratheon in Game of Thrones to the Governor in The Walking Dead, some TV character deaths have been more satisfying than sad.

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10 Great Westerns Where The Villain Stole The Show

In some of the greatest Western movies ever made, the villain overshadows the hero, like the sadistic Frank in Once Upon a Time in the West.

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