Jake Kleinman

Jake Kleinman is the Executive Editor at Inverse where he oversees features, special issues, and recurring columns and franchises. He also writes regularly about movies and television.

Jake was previously the senior entertainment editor at Inverse and before that the video games editor at Mic. As a freelancer, his work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Vice, Lifehacker, Laptop Magazine, and elsewhere.

His favorite superhero movie is Batman: Mask of the Phantasm.

Star Wars

The Funniest Line in 'Ahsoka' Episode 7 Is a Brutal Jedi Diss

Grand Admiral Thrawn is throwing shade. He’s also kind of right.


'Fionna and Cake' Adds a Beautiful Wrinkle to 'Adventure Time's Best Time-Travel Twist

The show’s most tragic love story just got even better.


'Lost’s Most Iconic Episode Ever Changed the Show — For Better and For Worse

Make your own kind of music...


Bethesda Founder Christopher Weaver Is Racing to Protect Video Game History

I don't care about AAA games anymore,” Weaver tells Inverse.


In 'Fionna and Cake,' One of 'Adventure Time’s Darkest Episodes Gets a Chill Makeover

Showrunner Adam Muto talks Farmworld, Mad Max, and Prismo’s “mysterious” boss.

The Inverse Interview

'Fionna and Cake' Finally Solved One of 'Adventure Time’s Final Big Mysteries

Who really created Fionna and Cake? We finally have an answer.


Despite All Odds, the Wildest Sci-Fi Show of the Century Pulled Off an Impossible Ending

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll sing along.


A Long, Rambling Chat With the Showrunner of 'Adventure Time'

Adam Muto talks Fionna and Cake, debates whether there can ever be a female Prismo, and gives an update on Jake’s fate.


'Fionna and Cake' Is the Irreverent, Emotional 'Adventure Time' Sequel Fans Have Been Waiting For

The adventures are not over in the Land of Ooo.


Does the Star Wars Galaxy Have a Deep State Problem?

Palpatine may be dead (for now) but his influence lives on.


'Blue Beetle' Succeeds By Ignoring Every Rule in the Superhero Movie Playbook

No cameos or MacGuffins in sight, just vibes.

Hammer Time

'Oldboy' Turns 20: Revisiting the Hallway Fight, the Meaning of Vengeance, and That Spike Lee Remake

Director Park Chan-wook reflects on his iconic revenge thriller ahead of its 20th-anniversary release.


The Hollywood Executive Behind Terminator Speaks Out on AI-Generated Movies

“There are going to be interesting films.”

Fidelis et mortem

How 'Last Voyage of the Demeter' Made Dracula Scary Again

Producers Brad Fischer and Mike Medavoy discuss their surprising new vampire thriller.

Last Call

'Over the Garden Wall' Deserves Better Than This

Warner Discovery is ditching the beloved dark fantasy miniseries right before spooky season. But why?


Zack Snyder’s Secret Plan for a Flash Trilogy and Surprise Supervillain, Revealed

“It was Professor Zoom pulling the strings because he had come from the future to basically f*ck with Barry,” Jay Oliva tells Inverse.


Ben Affleck’s Batman Movie Covered “80 Years” of Unexplored “Mythos,” Insider Says

“I can't really say too much other than it was fucking awesome. It was the best. It was amazing.”


There's Never Been Another Superhero Movie Quite Like 'Flashpoint Paradox'

“Nobody wanted to touch it, which gave me a lot of freedom,” director Jay Oliva tells Inverse.


We Need to Talk About A24's Best Thriller of the Decade (So Far)

Talk to me about Talk to Me.


'Secret Invasion’s Unsatisfying Ending Sets Up The Marvels to Fail

The Skrulls will return, but should they?