Jake Kleinman

Jake Kleinman is the Deputy 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.

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Kang the Conqueror: New MCU image reveals how Marvel will replace Thanos

In an interview, Ant-Man 3 director Peyton Reed explains the appeal of Kang.

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The White Lotus is stealing a dangerous narrative trick from Game of Thrones

Let’s take a closer look at the strangest scene in White Lotus Season 2 Episode 3.

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Black Panther 2's Disney Plus release date could be worse than you think

Based on Disney’s recent streaming history, it could be a while.

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Black Panther 2 confirms the biggest problem with Marvel’s Phase 4

It’s getting harder and harder to keep up with the MCU.

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Here’s the only Marvel story you have to watch before Black Panther 2

There's a good chance you missed this entry in Marvel's Phase 4. Now's your chance to catch up.

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Does Black Panther 2 have a post-credits scene? A spoiler-free guide

What comes after the ending of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever? Here’s what you need to know.

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Barbarian ending explained: 3 pivotal questions, answered by the director

If you just watched Barbarian on HBO Max and you're wondering how that ending makes sense, we've got you covered.