Mark Hill

Mark is an entertainment editor at Inverse. Previously an editor at Cracked, his freelance writing can also be found in Wired, Discover, Fanbyte, and the National Post, among other publications. He also writes fiction, contributes to Canadian satire publication the Beaverton, and once wrote comedy for Macaulay Culkin.

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'The Acolyte' Needs to Figure Out What Kind of Show It Wants to Be

Sith doesn’t happen.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

A Humble Golf Game Proved Mario Could Headline Anything

Every hero deserves a little downtime.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

A Quarter-Century Later, 'Deep Space Nine's Finale is a Bridge Between Old and New Star Trek

We’ve left long seasons behind.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

With Smart Sci-Fi in Vogue, Now’s the Perfect Time to Revisit a Confounding Classic

A professor and a writer walk into a bar...

ByMark Hill
Unlimited Power

The Most Infamous Prequel Moment Perfectly Captures George Lucas’ Entire Career

It’s all over now.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

A Decade Before 'Hades II,' Supergiant Games Proved its Success Wasn’t a Fluke

A weekend in the city.

ByMark Hill
Analysis

PlayStation’s Summer Release Calendar is Barren — But Sony Has a Long-Term Strategy

Don’t sell your old consoles just yet.

ByMark Hill
Analysis

'Stellaris' Just Revealed the Promise and Peril of AI in Game Development

Like it or not, the Machine Age is here.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

An Old Game Boy Color Game Set the Bar For Remaking a Classic

Mario and fortune telling, together at last.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

David Cronenberg’s Gooiest Sci-Fi Movie Saw the Future of Gaming Culture

Watch what you eat.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

'Futurama’s Stupid Portrayal of the Future is Secretly Brilliant

My God! It's the future.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

25 Years Later, 'RollerCoaster Tycoon' is Still One of the Most Addictive Games Ever Made

Go ahead. Charge money for the bathroom.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

It’s Been 10 Years, and Still No Show Has Tackled Cosmic Horror Like 'True Detective'

Going downhill is the not-so-secret fate of all HBO franchises.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

Resident Evil 5 Was a Very Silly Triumph

Capcom’s controversial sequel abandoned what made Resident Evil great, but skated by on goofy thrills.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

The Best Anime Adaptation is Still Miles Ahead of its Competitors

Don’t overcomplicate things. Just give Christoph Waltz a really big hammer.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

25 Years Later, This Cozy N64 Classic Finally Gets The Recognition It Deserves

Go back to low-res nature.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

The Most Overrated Thriller of the Century Helped Save Action Movies

In 2008, Liam Neeson made a powerful warning about trusting the French.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

Decades After the Cold War, 'Dr. Strangelove' Remains the Best Response to a Climate of Doom

Sometimes you just have to laugh.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

The Most Innovative Action Platformer Ever Remains a Distinct Thrill

See the city in a different way.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

One of Nintendo’s Biggest Flops Contained an Important Lesson

Sometimes you need a new routine.

ByMark Hill