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The Inverse Interview
How Star Wars Helped Prepare Lee Isaac Chung for Twisters

“It was a big learning curve.”

ByHoai-Tran Bui
The Inverse Interview
How Oz Perkins Found Satan: “The Devil Is Delicious”

The writer-director of Longlegs talks demonic dolls, Nicolas Cage, and his movie’s bizarre ending.

ByIsaac Feldberg
The Inverse Interview
How Maxxxine Brings Ti West & Mia Goth’s X Universe Full Circle

Ti West, Mia Goth, and Kevin Bacon speak about the making of the final film in the X trilogy.

ByIsaac Feldberg
The Inverse Interview
Kill Goes for The Gut

Director Nikhil Nagesh Bhat reveals the harrowing message, and surprising inspiration, behind his bloody revenge thriller.

ByBrandon Streussnig
Exclusive
“Your Faves Are Going Down.” Leslye Headland Breaks Down The Acolyte’s Shocking Reveal.

The Acolyte showrunner talks Qimir, cortosis, and more.

ByLyvie Scott
The Inverse Interview
Ultraman Rises Again on Netflix

Ultraman: Rising director Shannon Tindle chats about working with ILM, and the biggest challenge of rebooting the tokusatsu hero for American audiences.

ByRafael Motamayor
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“It’s Nuclear.” House of the Dragon Season 2 Goes Bigger, and More Personal

The cast reacts to new stakes — and new storylines.

ByDais Johnston
The Inverse Interview
Who Watches the Watchers? (On the Wall)

Neil Marshall talks directing the Battle of Castle Black in Game of Thrones, making The Descent, and his plans for a Dog Soldiers sequel.

ByPaul Moore
Exclusive
Scavengers Reign Was Almost a Completely Dialogue-Free Sci-Fi Show

In another version, the ambitious sci-fi show might have pulled off an impossible challenge.

ByHoai-Tran Bui
TV
Discovery Showrunner Explains How the Finale's Surprising Twists Fit Trek Canon

Back to the future.

ByRyan Britt
The Inverse Interview
How The Sympathizer’s Robert Downey Jr. Gimmick Explains the Show’s Secret Message

The actor’s multiple roles was more than just stunt casting.

ByHoai-Tran Bui
The Inverse Interview
Evil Season 4 Fights a New Kind of Evil

As Evil airs its fourth and final season, the cast and crew reveal what’s scary about science — and their plans for a Season 5 that may never be.

ByEric Francisco
Retrospective
“Down and dirty”

Road House director Rowdy Herrington breaks down the movie’s most absurd scenes — including, of course, the throat rip.

ByJake Kring-Schreifels
The Inverse Interview
Ahmed Best Gets the Last Laugh

Once the most hated man in Star Wars, the actor behind Jar Jar Binks reflects on his reputation in that galaxy far, far away.

ByLyvie Scott
Bigger on the Inside
Doctor Who Seems To Confirm Star Trek Exists In The Whoniverse

Will the TARDIS ever materialize on the Enterprise? Has it already?

ByRyan Britt and Hoai-Tran Bui
The Inverse Interview
For Russell T Davies, Doctor Who Is Forever

The returning showrunner and cast reflect on the newest adventures in the TARDIS.

ByHoai-Tran Bui

Reviews

Review
Vikings: Valhalla Season 3 Reluctantly Embraces the End of an Era

The Netflix Viking drama tries (and mostly succeeds) to conquer the world.

ByLyvie Scott
Review
You Can’t Fake the Old-Fashioned Star Power of Fly Me to the Moon

Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum’s rapport lifts this historical rom-com.

ByMichael Gingold
Review
Sunny is a Singular New Bright Spot For Sci-Fi TV

Rashida Jones has never been better as a grieving widow with a weird robot buddy.

ByEric Francisco
Review
The Imaginary is So Close to Being Great

Spirited Away animator Yoshiyuki Momose directs an enchanting, but lightweight, fantasy adventure.

ByHoai-Tran Bui
Review
Kill Pushes A Simple Revenge Story to Its Absolute Limit

This one-location thriller knows exactly what it wants to say. It just takes a while to reach its destination.

ByLyvie Scott
Inverse Recommends
Suicide Squad Isekai Shouldn’t Work as Well As It Does

What are we, some kind of suicide squad stuck in a fantasy realm?

ByDaniel Dockery
Review
Prodigy Season 2 is the Most Epic Star Trek Season In Years

In Prodigy Season 2, the cuts are deep, and the scope is big — but paradoxically small.

ByRyan Britt
Review
This is the Most Disturbing Movie You'll Never Want to Watch Again

The Devil’s Bath is one of the most upsetting films this year.

BySiddhant Adlakha
Review
A Quiet Place: Day One is a Surprisingly Soulful Apocalypse Movie

The prequel to A Quiet Place goes in unexpected and emotionally rewarding directions.

ByHoai-Tran Bui
Review
Maxxxine is Destined to be a Star of the Horror Genre

“Until you’re known as a monster, you’re not a star.”

ByLex Briscuso
Review
Orphan Black: Echoes Is Another Empty Copy of An Original

There’s a lot of like in the Orphan Black sequel, but Echoes ultimately fails to justify its existence.

ByLyvie Scott
Review
The Power of Crowe Compels You In The Exorcism

Joshua John Miller's goofy horror-drama finds a fun balance before petering out.

BySiddhant Adlakha
Review
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is Magnificent in The Strangely Enchanting Tuesday

The comedy legend faces Death in a moving, but slightly mawkish, fantasy drama.

ByHoai-Tran Bui
Review
Inside Out 2 is Dealing With a Lot of Feelings

Pixar’s sequel recaptures just some, but enough, of the magic of the original.

ByMichael Gingold
Review
Longlegs Is a Visceral Serial Killer Thriller Straight From the Bowels of Hell

Nicolas Cage is terrifying in the best horror movie of the year.

ByMatt Donato
Review
The World Might Have Outgrown The Boys

Once at the cutting-edge of satire, The Boys Season 4 is stuck on autopilot.

ByDais Johnston
SDCC 2024

Marvel's Comic-Con Schedule Reveals an Unprecedented First for the MCU

ByRyan Britt

Seeing double.

Trailers

New 'Deadpool & Wolverine' Trailer Confirms a Wild MCU Rumor

ByDais Johnston

There’s a new girl in town.

Fire & Blood

'House of the Dragon' Just Complicated a Famous 'Game of Thrones' Mystery

ByDais Johnston

Oh, the places you’ll go.

The Ring

'Rings of Power' Will Finally Help a Forgotten Character Make A Little More Sense

ByRyan Britt

Let's talk about Círdan and his Ring of Fire.

Retrospective

Will Smith’s Forgotten Sci-Fi Misfire Is Way Better Than You Remember

ByRyan Britt

Can you trust robots?

Star Wars

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About 'The Acolyte's Season Finale

ByLyvie Scott

We’ve reached the point of no return.

The Inverse Interview

How Star Wars Helped Prepare Lee Isaac Chung for 'Twisters'

ByHoai-Tran Bui

“It was a big learning curve.”

SDCC 2024

The 2 Longest-Running Sci-Fi Shows Ever Are Finally Teaming Up

ByRyan Britt

Time to beam into the time vortex.

Fire & Blood

'House of the Dragon' is About to Introduce its Most Important Character Yet

ByDais Johnston

Take to the sea.

MCU

'Captain America: Brave New World' Just Retconned Its Most Divisive Character

ByLyvie Scott

Does the Mossad belong in the MCU?