In Total Geekall #30: We review Justin Lin's Star Trek Beyond - as well as speculate on where we might "boldly" go in Star Trek 4.
Ben Kendrick is Screen Rant's Managing Editor, head film critic, as well as host of the Screen Rant Underground and Total Geekall podcast. He is a member of the Denver Film Critics Society as well as the Online Film Critics Society - with work referenced, cited, or syndicated on CNN, Wikipedia, Huffington Post, Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB, Yahoo, and Business Insider, among others. A graduate of the New School’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, Ben has been passionate about movies ever since standing in line for a midnight showing of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade when he was eight years-old. Thanks to a background in fiction writing, Ben is drawn to films that make story and character a priority; however, that doesn't stop him from enjoying a range of Hollywood offerings - from blockbuster action flicks to campy so-bad-they're-good B-movies. Visit Ben Kendrick's website for info on his fiction work, follow him on Twitter @benkendrick, subscribe to his (humorous) five guys watch The Bachelor podcast, or contact him directly: ben(at)screenrant(dot)com.
Articles by Ben Kendrick
Which superhero team is the toughest: The Avengers or Justice League? Shared universes collide in this Marvel Vs. DC supercut trailer!
Total Geekall #29: We recap the biggest reveals, coolest surprises, and most entertaining moments of San Diego Comic-Con 2016.
As promised, director James Gunn has debuted an exclusive first look teaser for Guardians of the Galaxy 2 at Comic-Con 2016.
Warner Bros. unveils the first teaser trailer for the 2017 Justice League team-up movie at Comic-Con 2016. Watch it online right now!
During Comic-Con 2016, Warner Bros. unveils the first trailer for the Wonder Woman solo movie starring Gal Gadot. Watch it online now!
Injustice 2 creator Ed Boon says that the DC movie and TV universe has inspired moves, character designs, and costumes in the 2017 fighting game.
We explain the complicated and surprising backstory of Star Trek Beyond's new villain, Krall (played by Idris Elba).
Luc Besson explains how Avatar made his 'impossible' Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets movie 'possible'.
Following divisive reviews of Batman V Superman, the Ultimate Edition has arrived. Does the extended cut improve upon the theatrical release?
Want to talk about Ghostbusters spoilers without worrying about ruining the 2016 movie for others? Join our Ghostbusters spoiler-filled discussion.
Ghostbusters won't win-over pre-release haters but offers enough laughs and slick special effects to satisfy series fans and casual filmgoers alike.
Total Geekall #28: A Suicide Squad set visit preview – including what we saw as well as never-before-heard details from DC's anti-hero movie.
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates hits the basic mandates of R-rated comedy but falls flat in its effort to be as insightful as it is funny.
Total Geekall #27: We discuss the Game of Thrones season 6 finale and the best fan theories we want to see come true in season 7.
Want to talk about Independence Day: Resurgence spoilers without worrying about ruining the movie for others? Join our spoiler-filled discussion.
Independence Day: Resurgence is B-movie CGI disaster mayhem that is elevated, only slightly, by the few fan-favorite characters who return.
If Batman V Superman was about the burden of being a hero, producer Deborah Snyder says Justice League will be about the purpose of being a hero.
Total Geekall #25: We report on our visit to the Justice League movie set - including what we saw, and what to expect from DC's team-up.
Director Zack Snyder confirms Darkseid's uncle, and elite Apokolips general Steppenwolf as the main movie villain of Justice League.