Ben Child

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

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Can shifting to a female-focused future overcome Terminator: Dark Fate's bad buzz?
September 12, 2019
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A Batman v Joker movie could make Marvel's Avengers look like the Powerpuff Girls
September 5, 2019
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The new Dungeons & Dragons movie should opt for a Stranger Things spin
August 1, 2019
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Will Quentin Tarantino really make Star Trek his final frontier?
July 25, 2019
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Thor 4: Taika Waititi drops Akira for second bite at God of Thunder
July 18, 2019
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Space evaders: why sci-fi sequels don't need to spell it out
July 11, 2019
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Spider-Man: Far from Home leaves Marvel in its darkest place yet – discuss with spoilers
July 4, 2019
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The problem with Flash Gordon is racism – and animation won't fix it
June 27, 2019
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A new knight rises: what will Robert Pattinson make of Batman's poisoned chalice
June 6, 2019
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The Phantom Menace at 20: was the infamous prequel actually that bad?
May 23, 2019
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Can Game of Thrones' showrunners breathe new life into Star Wars?
May 16, 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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