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Ben Robins
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Film graduate from the University of Southampton, Film Editor for The National Student and general supporter of all things James Gunn, Taylor Swift and Aquaman. Aspiring writer of everything from reviews to screenplays. Part-time blogger. Full-time critic. 

Chris Pratt waved at me once. 

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Ridley Scott’s new Alien movie just released its five minute prologue online and hidden within it is something very interesting indeed.

This new 5 minute prologue for Alien: Covenant just revealed an exciting twist

Ridley Scott’s new Alien movie just released its five minute prologue online and hidden within it is something very interesting indeed.

Our first look at Alden Ehrenreich as the famed space smuggler comes with a few extra casting announcements too.

First cast photo for the Han Solo spin-off movie gives us a look at the new stars

Our first look at Alden Ehrenreich as the famed space smuggler comes with a few extra casting announcements too.

James Cameron’s Terminator 2: Judgement Day, arguably the greatest sequel of all time, is finally making its way back to the big screen - there’s just one problem.

The best Terminator film is finally being re-released in cinemas - but there’s a catch

James Cameron’s Terminator 2: Judgement Day, arguably the greatest sequel of all time, is finally making its way back to the big screen - there’s just one problem.

Kelly Reichardt returns to small-town America with a cleverly written but otherwise ultra drab day-in-the-life drama.

Film Review: Certain Women

Kelly Reichardt returns to small-town America with a cleverly written but otherwise ultra drab day-in-the-life drama.

With China’s mega-money, Matt Damon-starring blockbuster The Great Wall landing today, we look back at some of the country’s other big releases.

The Great Wall, and 4 of the biggest Chinese movies ever

With China’s mega-money, Matt Damon-starring blockbuster The Great Wall landing today, we look back at some of the country’s other big releases.

Ever wanted to watch Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill in an abandoned chapel? Now’s your chance.

Backyard Cinema returns with a Tarantino-themed immersive experience

Ever wanted to watch Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill in an abandoned chapel? Now’s your chance.

We found ourselves in a medieval crypt below a giant church, chatting to the founder of Troma Entertainment. It was a strange Thursday afternoon.

Indie legend Lloyd Kaufman talks Trump, video-games and 50 years of movie-making

We found ourselves in a medieval crypt below a giant church, chatting to the founder of Troma Entertainment. It was a strange Thursday afternoon.

The Oscar-winning director behind Lost in Translation and The Bling Ring gives her career an even darker kick with a new, very American remake.

Sofia Coppola gives horror a hand in the new trailer for The Beguiled

The Oscar-winning director behind Lost in Translation and The Bling Ring gives her career an even darker kick with a new, very American remake.

See also: Jason Momoa in funky sunglasses and Suki Waterhouse looking fairly freaked out.

Deserts, cannibals and Keanu Reeves pop up in the first badass trailer for The Bad Batch

See also: Jason Momoa in funky sunglasses and Suki Waterhouse looking fairly freaked out.

Ditch the mushiness this Valentine’s Day and spend some time with some of the more alternative romances that film has to offer.

5 of the weirdest movie romances ever

Ditch the mushiness this Valentine’s Day and spend some time with some of the more alternative romances that film has to offer.

It’s all been building to this moment, and now we’ve finally got a first look inside what is sure to be the game-changing next Avengers movie, Infinity War.

How Avengers: Infinity War is about to change everything

It’s all been building to this moment, and now we’ve finally got a first look inside what is sure to be the game-changing next Avengers movie, Infinity War.

The new horror from critically acclaimed indie backers A24 takes things back to basics.

This teaser for It Comes At Night will be the scariest thing you see today guaranteed

The new horror from critically acclaimed indie backers A24 takes things back to basics.

The Sundance-winning doc, featuring input from the likes of Stan Lee and Marilyn Manson, looks set to be a belter.

Japan’s craziest rock band take to the silver screen in the new trailer for We Are X

The Sundance-winning doc, featuring input from the likes of Stan Lee and Marilyn Manson, looks set to be a belter.

One of the blaxploitation era’s lesser-known titles gets the high-definition treatment, and we couldn’t be happier.

Blu-ray Review: Willie Dynamite

One of the blaxploitation era’s lesser-known titles gets the high-definition treatment, and we couldn’t be happier.

With another Groundhog Day passing, we take a long look back at Harold Ramis’s classic American comedy and the legacy it left behind.

Groundhog Day: The Art of Repetition

With another Groundhog Day passing, we take a long look back at Harold Ramis’s classic American comedy and the legacy it left behind.

We spoke to one of the filmmakers behind last year’s controversial Blair Witch sequel to figure out just what went on with the film’s wobbly fan reception.

Screenwriter Simon Barrett talks Blair Witch secrets and fan reception

We spoke to one of the filmmakers behind last year’s controversial Blair Witch sequel to figure out just what went on with the film’s wobbly fan reception.

It’s been another banner year for independent cinema in Park City, Utah and we’ve tried to round up all the best and brightest looking soon-to-be releases.

6 Films to Look Out For From Sundance 2017

It’s been another banner year for independent cinema in Park City, Utah and we’ve tried to round up all the best and brightest looking soon-to-be releases.

Legendary British actor Sir John Hurt has died at the age of 77.

Remembering John Hurt: His Life & Career

Legendary British actor Sir John Hurt has died at the age of 77.

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