Ben Allen, British GQ

Ben Allen

British GQ

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Past articles by Ben:

Colin Farrell’s heartfelt Golden Globes acceptance speech says no thanks to toxic masculinity

The Banshees of Inisherin star Colin Farrell won hearts (and hopefully Oscars votes) with a healthy mix of earnestness, charm and humour → Read More

Industry season 2 soundtrack: Every song from every episode

From modern dance hits to all-time sad bangers, the best show on TV at the moment deals only in top-tier needle-drops → Read More

What is Mithril? And more Rings of Power episode 4 talking points unpacked

Looks like we're going to war in Rings of Power episode 4 → Read More

Harry Styles jokes he ‘Just popped to Venice to spit on Chris Pine’

The singer addressed the Don't Worry Darling premiere conspiracy theory at his Love on Tour show in new York → Read More

Why do the harfoots in The Rings of Power have Irish accents? An investigation

The proto-hobbits or harfoots in the new Lord of the Rings series, The Rings of Power, have Irish accents. Something's not quite right in Middle Earth… → Read More

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power – 5 theories on who the bearded meteor man is

An investigation into the identity of the bearded meteor man in Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Spoilers for episodes 1 and 2 ahead. → Read More

Sage’s Barista Express Impress is the holy grail of homemade coffee

You don't have to be even a half-decent barista to make the perfect brew with the Sage Barista Express Impress → Read More

Line of Duty season 7 could be just “3 or 4 episodes”

In a new interview, Adrian Dunbar (AKA Ted Hastings) said that he's expecting to learn more about new Line of Duty soon, and that it might take an entirely different form to previous seasons → Read More

BBC's SAS: Rogue Heroes is Peaky Blinders meets Band of Brothers

Steven Knight's new war-time drama, SAS: Rogue Heroes, looks like the BBC's answer to Quentin Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds. → Read More

Inside Man will star Stanley Tucci and David Tennant

New crime drama, Inside Man, from Sherlock creator Steven Moffat looks set to turn the whodunit genre on its head. → Read More

Killers of the Flower Moon, Martin Scorsese's latest Leonardo DiCaprio collab, is due out next year

Set to debut on Apple TV+ in 2023, DiCaprio stars alongside Robert De Niro and Jesse Plemons in a true crime epic about a series of grizzly murders hitting an Indigenous American tribe in the '20s → Read More

Daniel Radcliffe's biopic, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, looks like a lot of fun

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, starring Daniel Radcliffe has cult hit written all over it. Here we share everything you need to know about the biopic. → Read More

Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3: Marvel has found its Baby Yoda with Baby Rocket Raccoon

Everything you need to know about Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3, including release date, cast info and when to expect the trailer → Read More

The moving reason Nick Cave is backing Luca to win Love Island

Nick Cave's wife, Susie Cave, is a big Love Island fan and they're throwing their support behind Luca Bish to win. So, Nick Cave x Michael Owen meeting when? → Read More

Keanu Reeves is back in your first look at samurai-inspired John Wick 4

The film is allegedly subtitled Hagakure, a Japanese term referring to The Book of the Samurai → Read More

Beyoncé's Renaissance credits: Drake, Jay-Z, Pharell Williams and more

The writing credits for Beyoncé's new album – featuring Drake, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Donna Summer and James Brown – suggest a hard pivot toward the dancefloor → Read More

Ryan Reynolds' Welcome to Wrexham doc looks like a belter

Check out the new trailer for Disney+'s documentary about Reynolds' and Rob McElhenney's takeover of Wrexham AFC, due out in August → Read More

Brett Goldstein “truly, honestly" doesn't know if he'll return to the MCU after Thor 4 cameo

The Ted Lasso star, who popped up in a Thor: Love and Thunder post-credit scene as Hercules, might not be coming back at all → Read More

3 lessons in growing your online business, from leaders at Klarna, Spotify and Calm

At GQ Heroes, Klarna's Adam Levene, Spotify's Tom Connaughton and Calm's Michael Acton Smith explained how they created lasting online communities → Read More

Baby Yoda is a “shameless” rip-off of Gizmo, says Gremlins director

Joe Dante says The Mandalorian's Grogu design was “shamelessly stolen" from the iconic critter from his horror series → Read More