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Author Details

Adam Bentz is a senior news writer at Screen Rant. He studied creative writing with a concentration in screenwriting at Southern New Hampshire University and interned as a writer for The Borgen Project, a nonprofit organization fighting extreme poverty. Adam also fancies himself an amateur film reviewer on his website.

Industry Focus

Adam covers a wide range of movies and TV, though his focuses are auteur cinema, prestige television, and blockbuster movies. He writes extensively about Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese, HBO shows, Fast & Furious, Mission: Impossible, and Avatar. He's also quite focused on the Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings fantasy franchises.

Favorite Media

As previously mentioned, Adam has a preference for prestige television and auteur cinema. A few of his favorite filmmakers include Tarantino and Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood is his favorite film). His favorite TV shows include The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, and The Wire, though his utmost favorite is The West Wing (Adam absolutely adores Aaron Sorkin).

Latest Articles

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Spawn Reboot Nearing "Make Or Break" Development Stage, Says Director

The Spawn reboot is nearing the "make or break" point of its development, says director Todd McFarlane, who has outside investors waiting.

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Margot Robbie Responds To Rumored Ocean's 11 Prequel Role

Margot Robbie responds to her rumored role in the planned Ocean's Eleven prequel movie as the mother of George Clooney's character Danny Ocean.

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New Sherlock Holmes-Inspired Medical Drama In The Works, But With A Few Twists

A new medical drama inspired by Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes mysteries is in the works for CBS, but with a few surprising twists in store.

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"I'm A Star Wars Guy": John Wick Director Chad Stahelski Wants To Make A Star Wars Movie

John Wick director Chad Stahelski wants to make a Star Wars movie, stating "I'm a Star Wars guy," and teasing his take on the franchise.

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Masters of the Air
"Over 300 Speaking Parts": Masters Of The Air EP Teases Massive Scale Of New War Epic From Band Of Brothers Producers

Masters of the Air EP teases the massive scale of the war epic, including its cast, from Band of Brothers producers Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg.

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Alec Baldwin's Rust Movie Releases First Official Images Showcasing Late Cinematographer's Work

Rust images reveal the first look at the work of late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was tragically killed by a prop gun on set of the movie.

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Disney Caps Off Disappointing 2023 By Losing Top Spot At Global Box Office

Disney caps off a disappointing 2023 by being dethroned as the highest-grossing studio at the global box office for the first time since 2015.

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Mindhunter (2017)
Mindhunter Season 3 Cancelation Gets A Candid Response From Bill Tench Actor

Mindhunter season 3's cancelation on Netflix receives a candid response from Bill Tench actor Holt McCallany, who remains open to returning.

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2022's Biggest Box Office Success Story Flies Onto The Netflix Top 10 Chart

One of the biggest box office success stories of 2022, which grossed nearly $1.5 billion in theaters, soars onto Netflix's Global Top 10 chart.

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Real Doctor Explains How Springtrap's Injury In Five Nights At Freddy's Ending Is Fatal

A real ER doctor explains how William Afton's, aka Springtrap's, injuries during the ending of the Five Nights At Freddy's movie are fatal.

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Game Of Thrones (2011)
Game Of Thrones Actor On How The Show Created A Problem For His Career

A Games of Thrones star opens up about how their role in the popular HBO fantasy series created a massive problem for their acting career.

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“This Is How He Wins”: Tom Cruise’s Subtle Acting Elevates Last Samurai Fight Scene, Expert Reveals

A stuntman explains how one fight scene in The Last Samurai perfectly encapsulates Tom Cruise's physical performance in the period epic.

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"That Is A 10": Sandra Bullock’s 2022 Comedy Hit Gets 1 Jungle Scene Totally Right, Expert Says

Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum's 2022 comedy gets one jungle scene completely right, according to an expert who rates it a perfect 10 for realism.

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Christian Bale’s Underrated Mystery Thriller Was Quietly Watched For 120M Hours, Netflix Data Reveals

Christian Bale's underrated and under-the-radar mystery thriller was quietly watched for over 120 million hours on Netflix, new in-depth data reveals.

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Sirius Black Actor Gary Oldman Calls His Harry Potter Performance "Mediocre"

The Academy Award-winning actor Gary Oldman thinks his performance as the infamous wizard Sirius Black in the Harry Potter franchise was "mediocre."

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The Color Purple Surprise Cameo Explained By Oprah Winfrey: "A Wonderful Easter Egg"

Oprah Winfrey, who starred in the original and produces the new film, explains The Color Purple's surprise cameo, calling it "a wonderful Easter egg."

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Bridgerton (2020)
How Bridgerton Season 3 Will Feature A Different Colin In His Upcoming Story With Penelope

Bridgerton season 3 will feature a different side of Colin during his upcoming romance with Penelope Featherington, explains showrunner Jess Brownell.

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Fargo (2014)
Dot's Puppet Dream In Fargo Season 5 Explained By Writers

Fargo writers Noah Hawley and April Shih explain Dot's puppet dream and break down all the Easter eggs in season 5, episode 7, "Linda."

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Bridgerton (2020)
Bridgerton Season 3 Will Further Explore Characters' Backstories From Queen Charlotte

Bridgerton season 3 will further explore characters' backstories from Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, according to showrunner Jess Brownell.

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Ferrari Ending Explained By Director & Penelope Cruz

Ferrari director Michael Mann and star Penélope Cruz explain its ending involving the gruesome crash at the 1957 Mille Miglia and the ensuing fallout.

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