J.J. Abrams claims Star Trek Beyond director Justin Lin convinced Paramount Pictures to drop their lawsuit against creators of the Axanar fan film.
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
Stoller manages to justify his sequel but Sorority Rising's parade of R-rated gags aren't enough to hit the same highs (or longevity) as Neighbors.
Paramount Pictures has launched Transformers 5 marketing with an official instagram account - and a teaser poster for Michael Bay's 2017 film.
Captain America: Civil War is the debut of Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe - we breakdown what we know about the MCU's Peter Parker.
Total Geekall #16: We review Captain America: Civil War as well as what we want to see in Phase 3 of the MCU.
Now that Captain America 3 has opened in theaters, we review the biggest spoilers, surprises, and reveals of Civil War.
Want to talk about Captain America: Civil War spoilers without worrying about ruining the movie for others? Join our spoiler-filled discussion!
Total Geekall #15: We preview of the hottest film releases scheduled for summer 2016 - from Captain: America: Civil War to Suicide Squad, and more!
Danish Girl and Ex Machina star Alicia Vikander has been cast as Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider movie reboot.
A retail listing has revealed the runtime for Batman V Superman's R-rated Ultimate Cut - plus how many hours of special features will be included.
A new Captain America: Civil War TV spot features Tom Holland's Spider-Man swinging into action - and cracking wise with Winter Soldier.
A report suggests Warner Bros. is currently testing actors and actresses for Flash movie roles - possibly revealing the film's heroes and villains.
Every single piece of The Huntsman: Winter's War underwhelms - resulting in a strained prequel/sequel/spin-off fairytale with very little magic.
Total Geekall #14: We recap Supergirl season 1 on CBS, its best and worst moments, as well as what we'd like to see in season 2.
The Jungle Book is magnificent - honoring its literary and animated roots with thrilling action, groundbreaking effects, and heart-warming drama.
After months of testing Hollywood's best young actors, Lucasfilm has selected Alden Ehrenreich as the frontrunner to play young Han Solo.
Ahead of Tom Holland's debut in Captain America: Civil War, Sony has unveiled the title for their new Spider-Man solo movie: Spider-Man: Homecoming.
MTV has unveiled new 'blitz' trailer for Suicide Squad - teasing the titular antihero team as well as Jared Leto's reimagined Joker.
Total Geekall #11: We break down the Rogue One trailer, its connections to the Star Wars saga, and discuss the Rebels season 2 finale.
As the number of fan-favorite comic books adapted into movies increases, debate among fans has grown increasingly toxic. Can't we all just get along?