Alex Welch

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 would perfectly happy to never shovel snow again. He dreams of one day being in the Criterion closet.


Yellowjackets Season 3 Needs to Fix the Show’s Biggest Ongoing Flaw

The hit show still really needs to work on its timing.


Miles Morales Deserves to Show Up in the MCU, Too

There’s room for more than one Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


Every Disney Live-Action Remake, Ranked From Worst to Best

Disney really has churned out more of these than it knows what to do with.

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The Most Meta Sci-Fi Movie Predicted The Best Part of Modern Fandom

“By Grabthar's hammer, by the suns of Worvan, you shall be avenged.”


The Real Problem With Movies Written by AI

What is the point of art?


'Yellowjackets' Season 2 Just Outdid Season 1's Darkest Moment

The Yellowjackets have officially crossed the point of no return.


'Guardians 3' Can't Fix Marvel's Biggest Phase 5 Problem

Who does the MCU revolve around now?

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King Kong’s Most Ridiculous Outing is Also One of His Best

Kong hates the smell of napalm in the morning.


'Yellowjackets' Season 2 Needs to Let Its Worst Storyline Die

There’s gotta be a better way for Yellowjackets to pack in new Jeff memes.


'Guardians of the Galaxy 3' Makes a Frustrating Rocket Raccoon Mistake

To call the film’s treatment of Rocket uneven would be an understatement.


'Guardians 3' Proves James Gunn Understands Comics Better Than Marvel

No director has more warmly embraced comic book-style storytelling than James Gunn.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 star Will Poulter offers some insight into his new MCU role.

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'Guardians of the Galaxy 3’s Stars Didn’t Know If James Gunn Would Return: “It Was Such a Relief”

Karen Gillan and Pom Klementieff discuss the final chapter of their MCU trilogy.

Star Wars

'The Mandalorian' Season 4 Should Ditch Its Least Interesting Storyline

Sometimes, the best thing a show can do is narrow its focus.


'Barry' Season 4 Rejects Prestige TV’s Worst Trend

Barry isn’t the simple comedy it used to be — and that’s a good thing.


'Sisu' is a Barebones B-Movie Western — And a Bloody Good Time

Think Inglourious Basterds, but even more grindhouse.