Alex Welch is a TV and movies writer at Inverse. He writes about the latest developments from all the major upcoming film and TV releases, conducts interviews with the creators behind many of those same projects, provides weekly classic sci-fi film recommendations, and breaks down all the weirdest and coolest movie and TV fan theories that are circulating the internet. Based in Los Angeles, Alex has been covering the entertainment world online for nearly a decade now. In addition to Inverse, his work has been featured on IGN, Paste Magazine, Primetimer, TV by the Numbers, Looper, Screen Rant, The Berrics, and several other outlets. He's interviewed some of the biggest actors and filmmakers in the world and boasts an embarrassingly extensive knowledge of all of the popular Hollywood franchises. As a former midwesterner, Alex is perfectly happy to never have to shovel snow again. He dreams of one day being in the Criterion closet.
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Has Sauron already returned to Middle-earth?
House of the Dragon Episode 6 trailer solves the show’s biggest cliffhanger yet
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Is Halbrand secretly this one unexpected but legendary Lord of the Rings character?
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The upcoming Disney+ series will forge its own path rather than picking up old plot points.
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Lord Dondarrion, you say?
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The MCU's new superhero team has been revealed.
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