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.

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
Retrospective

If You’ve Mastered 'Baldur's Gate 3', its Source Material is a Worthy Throwback

You’ve played the Game of the Year. Now play what inspired it.

ByMark Hill
The Inverse Awards

The 25 Best TV Shows of 2023

It was a great year to be a TV fan. Here are Inverse’s top shows, ranked.

ByHoai-Tran Bui, Jake Kleinman, Lyvie Scott, Dais Johnston, Alex Welch, Ryan Britt and Mark Hill
The Inverse Awards

The 25 Best Movies of 2023, Ranked

What a year for the pictures! Here are Inverse’s top films of the year.

ByHoai-Tran Bui, Jake Kleinman, Dais Johnston, Lyvie Scott, Mark Hill, Alex Welch and Ryan Britt
Retrospective

The Last Big Steampunk Movie is Better Than you Think

London’s calling.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

One of the Most Disappointing Sequels Ever Predicted the Future of Gaming

Following up an instant classic is a thankless job.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

Michael Crichton’s Pulpiest Thriller Set the Stage for 'Jurassic Park'

Crichton’s infamous grudge against novelty theme parks began back in 1973.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

Star Wars’ Infamous Low Point Is Worth Watching to See How Far We’ve Come

May the Force bless us, every one.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

The Worst Harry Potter Movie Was Frustratingly Close to Being Good

Crimes of Grindelwald remains worth watching, if only to see what could have been.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

The Last Great Console War Was Also the Most Disappointing

The console wars were over. Console peace had begun.

ByMark Hill
Retrospective

The Most Underappreciated Mario Kart Game Deserves to See the Light of Day Again

Nintendo is slipping on its own giant banana peels by burying this classic.

ByMark Hill