Ben Child

Film critic and blogger. The Guardian's Week in Geek column and now on Yahoo! benchildgeek.tumblr.com

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The Phantom Menace at 20: was the infamous prequel actually that bad?
May, 23 2019
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Marvel rolls the dice after Endgame: enter Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio
May, 9 2019
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Avengers: Endgame is the final gambit in Marvel's triumph of diversity
April, 26 2019
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The Rise of Skywalker: why no one ever really dies in Star Wars
April, 18 2019
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Who's doomed to enter their Endgame in Marvel's latest superhero epic?
March, 28 2019
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Toy Story 4: has Pixar forked it up?
March, 21 2019
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Marvel shouldn't rush to introduce the X-Men to its cinematic universe
March, 7 2019
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This Star Wars mega-trailer offers us a thrilling sense of what might have been
February, 28 2019
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Captain Marvel: why sexist attempts at sabotage will fail
February, 21 2019
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It's alive! Can Universal's star-less monster movies rise from the crypt?
January, 30 2019
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More than just a superhero flick: why Black Panther deserves Oscars recognition
January, 24 2019
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Leaving New York: why Marvel is right to send Spider-Man far from home
January, 17 2019
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Spiky superheroes, far-out sci-fi and endless live action remakes: a 2019 fanboy preview
January, 3 2019
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Is Disney's remake of The Lion King too nostalgic?
November, 28 2018
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Will Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn be the first superhero of the #MeToo era?
November, 22 2018
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Why Hollywood's new The Time Machine is doomed
November, 8 2018
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Can Star Wars finally shake off the shadow of the original trilogy?
November, 2 2018
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Where will Hollywood's search for authenticity end?
October, 25 2018
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Can James Gunn bring his Marvel brio to DC's Suicide Squad?
October, 11 2018
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Has Hollywood finally grown up and realised Transformers is for kids?
September, 28 2018
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Act your age: why Marvel is obsessed with digitally de-ageing Hollywood stars
September, 19 2018
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Alec Baldwin's near miss as Batman's Trump-like dad is stranger than fiction
September, 5 2018
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Why axing Chris Pine would be a very bad idea for the Star Trek films
August, 15 2018
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DC disaster: can Supergirl save the universe for Warner Bros?
August, 9 2018
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Who will rescue Guardians of the Galaxy after James Gunn's sacking?
July, 27 2018
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Can Star Wars: Episode IX harness Billy Dee Williams's charm as Lando Calrissian?
July, 11 2018
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So long, Solo: how the Star Wars spin-off revealed a dark side to film franchises
June, 27 2018
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Is Steve Trevor's return in Wonder Woman 2 just another absurd resurrection?
June, 20 2018
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Wreck-It Ralph 2 is proof Disney now owns everything – even its own sexism
June, 6 2018
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Why superfans love Avengers: Infinity War and hate Star Wars: The Last Jedi
May, 2 2018
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Avengers: Infinity War – the death, the destruction and Thanos – discuss with spoilers
April, 26 2018
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Will Tom Hardy's Venom be the darkest ever Marvel movie?
April, 25 2018
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Mad Max: will courtroom feuding put the brakes on a Fury Road sequel?
April, 18 2018
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Nicolas Cage as The Joker could be a masterstroke – or a major mistake
April, 11 2018
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Can Marvel help the Fantastic Four get their powers back?
April, 5 2018
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Ready Player One – do you buy Spielberg's vision of virtual reality? Discuss with spoilers
April, 2 2018
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Is the Han Solo Star Wars spin-off spiralling towards disaster?
March, 28 2018
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Tomb Raider: new Lara, Daddy Croft, and Indiana Jones ripoffs
March, 21 2018
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Danny Boyle's 007: what can we expect from the next James Bond?
March, 20 2018
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Search and destroy: can James Cameron revive the Terminator by killing its past?
March, 13 2018
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Has The Shape of Water smashed the Oscars glass ceiling for fantasy and horror cinema?
March, 6 2018
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After Black Panther and Wonder Woman, Batgirl needs a female director
February, 28 2018
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Black Panther proves the best villains are those who could have been heroes
February, 20 2018
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Black Panther – the most radical superhero film yet? Discuss with spoilers
February, 14 2018
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Does Venom's weak trailer spell box-office ruin for the Spider-Man spin-off?
February, 13 2018
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five things we learned from the first trailer
February, 5 2018
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Time's up for James Bond: is 007 too toxic for the #MeToo era?
January, 30 2018
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With Scarlett Johansson front and centre, finally it's Black Widow's time to shine
January, 17 2018
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Apocalypse now: what happens when the X-Men crash the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
January, 9 2018
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Future shock: unearthing the most cutting-edge sci-fi movies of 2018
January, 3 2018
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