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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.

Leonardo DiCaprio as Ernest Burkhart and Lily Gladstone as Mollie Burkhart sitting at a table in Killers of the Flower Moon 1
10 Biggest Takeaways From Killers Of The Flower Moon's Glowing Reviews

Killers of the Flower Moon has been praised by critics with a 95% score on Rotten Tomatoes. Here are the biggest takeaways from the film's reviews.

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Star Wars: 10 Details That Back Up The Darth Jar Jar Theory

One popular Star Wars fan theory is that the clumsy Jar Jar Binks is actually a Sith Lord. There's a surprising amount of evidence to back this up.

Collage of parodies of Poltergeist, The Shining, and A Nightmare on Elm Street in South Park 1
South Park (1997)
South Park's 10 Best Horror Movie Parodies, Ranked

South Park will parody anything and everything, including some of the most terrifying horror movies ever made, like Cloverfield and The Shining.

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Stranger Things (2016)
Stranger Things Finally Got An Iconic Stephen King Story Right Despite 38 Years Of Movie Failures

Stranger Things season 1 nailed its homage to a classic Stephen King horror story whose own movie adaptations have been miserable failures.

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Sonic The Hedgehog 3 Won't Fix This Franchise Complaint If The Shadow Tease Is Anything To Go By

The Shadow tease at the end of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 means that Sonic the Hedgehog 3 will continue the biggest problem with the franchise.

A werewolf roaring in An American Werewolf in London. 1
An American Werewolf In London's Lore: Werewolf Bite Effect, Death Curse & Bloodline Explained

1981's An American Werewolf in London is one of the greatest (and funniest) werewolf movies ever made. But how does its werewolf lore work?

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The Matrix Resurrections' Trinity Change Retconned The Whole Franchise - And Made It Better

The worst scene from the original Matrix trilogy was finally fixed nearly two decades later by a franchise retcon in the polarizing reboot.

Collage of George, Elaine, and Kramer going to jail and Jerry doing standup in prison in Seinfeld 1
Seinfeld (1989)
6 Ways A Seinfeld Reboot Can Fix The Awful Series Finale

Jerry Seinfeld has teased a possible Seinfeld cast reunion. There are a few ways that a Seinfeld reboot could retcon the divisive series finale.

Collage of Daniel Kaluuya in Get Out and Lupita Nyong'o in Us 1
Us vs Get Out: Which Jordan Peele Movie Is Scarier?

Both Get Out and Us are terrifying movies from visionary horror filmmaker Jordan Peele. But which of these movies is truly the scariest?

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Disney's 2022 Streaming Hit Proved They Can Save The Alien Franchise With The 2024 Reboot

The Alien series has been on rocky ground for years, but a 2022 streaming hit proves that Disney is surprisingly the best place for the franchise.

Lex and Tim look off-screen in Jurassic Park 1
Where The Kids From The Original Jurassic Park Movie Are Now

Ariana Richards and Joseph Mazzello played the key roles of Lex and Tim Murphy in the original Jurassic Park movie. Where are they now?

Split image of Jeff Bridges as The Dude in The Big Lebowski 1
The Big Lebowski: What "The Dude Abides" Means

The Big Lebowski is an endlessly quotable movie. "The Dude abides" is one of the film's most commonly quoted (and most commonly misunderstood) lines.

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15 Best Comedy Movies Of All Time, Ranked

Humor is subjective but, from Airplane! to Monty Python and the Holy Grail, there are some comedy movies that everyone agrees are hilarious.

John Wick looking back in John Wick: Chapter 4 1
Every Song On The John Wick: Chapter 4 Soundtrack

From EDM tracks to rock 'n' roll covers, the John Wick: Chapter 4 soundtrack is full of songs that capture the intensity of the action-packed sequel.

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Why "Pet Sematary" Is Spelled Wrong In Stephen King's Horror Story

The title of Stephen King's classic horror story Pet Sematary contains a misspelling of the word "cemetery" – but that was intentional.

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The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon (2023)
1 Minor Daryl Dixon Character Could Be Responsible For The Walking Dead's Zombie Virus

A minor unnamed character in The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon could be the person responsible for releasing the zombie virus in the first place.

The Blade Runner cast 1
1 Blade Runner Casting Choice That Completely Changed A Character From The Book

The casting team behind Blade Runner made a choice with the roles of Rachael and Pris that completely changed the characters from the source material.

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Wednesday (2022)
Wednesday Season 2 Needs This 1 Story Upgrade If It's Going To Be Netflix's New Stranger Things

Wednesday has the popularity to become Netflix's next Stranger Things, but the show needs to make one key change to take Stranger Things' place.

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Frasier (1993)
Where To Watch Frasier (Original Show & Reboot)

Frasier is one of the most iconic sitcoms ever made, and its reboot is one of the hottest shows of the year. Where can each version be streamed?

A blended image features the Netflix logo and characters from the romance movies Loving, Call Me By Your Name, To All The Boys I've Loved Before, Always Be My Maybe, Holidate, and LaLa Land 1
15 Best Romance Movies On Netflix Right Now

From lighthearted comedies like Always Be My Maybe to devastating dramas like Marriage Story, there are plenty of great romance movies on Netflix.

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