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Spaceman’s Ending Explained By Adam Sandler, Paul Dano, and Director Johan Renck

“It's almost a string theory idea that time doesn't exist.”

ByJake Kleinman
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How Denis Villeneuve’s Dune: Part Two Rejects the White Savior Myth

“Frank Herbert didn't want to do a white savior story. He wanted to do the opposite.”

ByHoai-Tran Bui
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Why Doesn't Dune 2 Have a Post-Credits Scene? Denis Villeneuve Has a Good Reason

Here's why a certain cameo doesn't happen.

ByHoai-Tran Bui and Ryan Britt
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Shogun Finally Gives Hiroyuki Sanada the Role He Deserves

The team behind the samurai epic explains why now is the right time to revisit the classic story.

ByHoai-Tran Bui
The Inverse Interview
Is Adam Sandler’s New Sci-Fi Movie a Secret Anti-Capitalist Allegory?

“It’s a reflection on the spectacle that is human life in modern days. We are here led to believe that we’re here to buy shit.”

ByJake Kleinman
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True Detective Season 4’s Showrunner Explains The Spiral’s True Meaning

Issa López explains just why there were so many Season 1 Easter eggs in Night Country.

ByDais Johnston
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Avatar: The Last Airbender Grows Up

Showrunner Albert Kim talks to Inverse about adapting the beloved animated series.

ByHoai-Tran Bui
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Why Dune 2 Had to Change the Bene Gesserit

Denis Villeneuve’s epic sequel puts a fresh emphasis on the cosmic sisterhood.

ByRyan Britt and Hoai-Tran Bui
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“Everything Has Changed.” Repo Man 2 Will Tackle the Internet, Director Says

The movie will take place in modern times with a focus on hacking, and stars Angela Sarafyan alongside Kiowa Gordon, Alex Cox tells Inverse.

ByJake Kleinman
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“I Wouldn’t Call It the End.”

The Bad Batch showrunners reflect on whether this season is truly the end of the 15-year-old chapter of Star Wars history.

ByDais Johnston
TCAs 2024
Constellation Finds the True Horrors of Space

How Apple TV+ rebuilt the International Space Station to bring its astronaut story to life.

ByAaron Pruner
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Molli and Max in the Future Borrows a Page From the Past

How '70s Star Wars movies paved the path for the quirky sci-fi romance.

ByMichael Gingold
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Tokyo Vice Season 2 Forges On Without Michael Mann

The war against the yakuza is just beginning.

ByHoai-Tran Bui
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Denis Villeneuve Reveals What It Would Take to Bring Him Back After Dune 3

“I'll see if the will, the enthusiasm is still there.”

ByHoai-Tran Bui
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Denis Villeneuve Might Need a “Break” Before Dune 3

The director is passionate about making the Dune franchise a trilogy — it’s just a matter of when we can expect to see Dune: Part Three.

ByLyvie Scott
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Diablo Cody Is Open to Making a Jennifer's Body Prequel

How does one become a succubus, anyway?

ByDais Johnston

Reviews

Review
Adam Sandler Gives One of His Best Performances in the Overly Subdued Spaceman

Sandler talks to a giant spider in a dour space drama.

ByHoai-Tran Bui
Review
The Regime Is a Political Thriller in a Funhouse Mirror

It’s Elena’s world; we’re just living in it.

ByDais Johnston
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The Second Best Hospital In The Galaxy Is A Heartfelt Yet Goofy Delight

Scrubs meets Tuca and Bertie... in space!

ByDais Johnston
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Avatar: The Last Airbender Is a Love Letter to the Fans — For Better and Worse

Netflix’s live-action remake is too much of a good thing.

ByLyvie Scott
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Drive-Away Dolls Is Coen Absurdity at Its Most Ridiculous

In his first solo directorial stint, Ethan Coen shows which brother was the silly one.

ByHoai-Tran Bui
Review
Dune: Part Two Is the Best Sci-Fi Epic of the Century

The jaw-dropping, action-packed sequel is even better than the first.

ByHoai-Tran Bui
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The Bad Batch Season 3 Doesn’t Lose Sight of What Matters

Final seasons don’t have to be so final.

ByDais Johnston
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Netflix’s Latest Thriller Puts a Scandinavian Spin on the Disaster Movie

Sweden has given us a good movie about why you should never visit Sweden.

ByJon O'Brien
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Land of Bad is a Tense But Deeply Flawed Thriller

Welcome to the land of, well, you get it.

ByAlex Welch
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Madame Web Is Embarrassing for Everyone Involved

With great power, comes another terrible Sony Spider-verse movie.

ByHoai-Tran Bui
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Out of Darkness Is an Exquisite, But Overly Exacting, Survival Thriller

The Stone Age thriller is more history report than survival tale.

ByMatt Donato
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Shogun Is a Sweeping Samurai Spectacle That Rivals Game of Thrones

It’s miraculous that the Hiroyuki Sanada-led epic is as great as it is.

ByEric Francisco
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Lisa Frankenstein Is a Brilliantly Bloody Update on the ‘80s Teen Satire

Heathers meets Weird Science in this frothy fun debut.

ByDais Johnston
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Halo Season 2 Levels Up in Every Way But One

The Paramount+ show still can’t figure out its Master Chief problem.

ByEric Francisco
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Orion and the Dark is a Dazzling Post-Modern Crisis for the Pixar Generation

Charlie Kaufman puts his spin on the children’s movie and it’s as wonderful as it sounds.

ByDais Johnston
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Mr. & Mrs. Smith Is the Best Spy Show of 2024

Prime Video brings tension back to TV.

ByDais Johnston