Alex Welch

Alex Welch is a TV and movies writer at Inverse. He writes about the latest developments from all the major upcoming film and TV releases, conducts interviews with the creators behind many of those same projects, provides weekly classic sci-fi film recommendations, and breaks down all the weirdest and coolest movie and TV fan theories that are circulating the internet. Based in Los Angeles, Alex has been covering the entertainment world online for nearly a decade now. In addition to Inverse, his work has been featured on IGN, Paste Magazine, Primetimer, TV by the Numbers, Looper, Screen Rant, The Berrics, and several other outlets. He's interviewed some of the biggest actors and filmmakers in the world and boasts an embarrassingly extensive knowledge of all of the popular Hollywood franchises. As a former midwesterner, Alex is perfectly happy to never have to shovel snow again. He dreams of one day being in the Criterion closet.
Fury of the Gods
'Shazam 2' leaks: Set photos reveal a shocking twist
Alex Welch
New set photos from 'Shazam 2' reveal that actor Djimon Hounsou is reprising his role as the Wizard from the first film in the upcoming DCEU sequel.
Conquered
'Avengers 5' theory introduces a heroic Kang variant
Alex Welch
Not every Kang variant is a bad guy.
Wakanda Forever
'Black Panther 2' leak allegedly solves the sequel’s biggest mystery
Alex Welch
Who will take over the mantle?
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Alex Welch
Brad Bird's 1999 sci-fi classic 'The Iron Giant' is now streaming on Hulu in the U.S.
The Inverse Review
'The Green Knight' review: An unforgettable, medieval acid trip
Alex Welch
David Lowery returns with a film that demands to be seen on as big a screen as possible.
Love and Thunder
'Thor 4' leaks: Marvel actor teases the return of a dead superhero
Alex Welch
Is Marvel about to undo another Infinity War death?
MCU
Kingpin: 'Hawkeye' show leaks reveal Marvel's plan for the Netflix villain
Alex Welch
Is Kingpin coming to the MCU?
Love and Thunder
'Loki' could hold the key to 'Thor 4’s biggest mystery
Alex Welch
Could this be how The Mighty Thor shows up in Love and Thunder?
Sorcerer Supreme
'Loki' theory redefines 'Avengers: Infinity War’s strangest moment
Alex Welch
Was a powerful Avenger already aware of He Who Remains?
Into the Multiverse
'What If...?' could set up 'Doctor Strange 2’s terrifying villain
Alex Welch
Things are about to get weird.
Precious
Amazon’s 'Lord of the Rings' could feature a surprisingly controversial character
Alex Welch
It’s time for Tolkien’s most enigmatic character to get the live-action treatment.
MCU
'Loki's ending reveals the most important character in 'Doctor Strange 2'
Alex Welch
America Chavez may be the key to fighting Kang.
Into the Multiverse
'Doctor Strange 2' rumor reveals a surprising 'What If...?' MCU connection
Alex Welch
Multiverse of Madness could feature a major What If...? cameo.
The Inverse Interview
'Settlers' ending: Sofia Boutella reveals the sci-fi thriller's most surprising twists
Alex Welch
'Settlers' star Sofia Boutella speaks with Inverse about making the new sci-fi thriller.
The Book That Was Promised
'Winds of Winter' theory makes the show's biggest resurrection even better
Alex Welch
Major Game of Thrones spoilers ahead!
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Alex Welch
Donnie Darko is streaming for free right now on Amazon. Here's why you need to add this 2001 sci-fi classic to your streaming queue.
The Inverse Review
'Settlers' review: The best sci-fi thriller debut since 'Moon'
Alex Welch
Wyatt Rockefeller’s slow-burn sci-fi Western will keep you on your toes.
Mischief Managed
'Loki's ending proves 'WandaVision's harshest critics were right
Alex Welch
Marvel fans weren’t wrong for expecting Mephisto to be in WandaVision.
Mischief Managed
'Loki' theory reveals the shocking link between 2 new MCU villains
Alex Welch
Does Kang have something to do with Valentina’s recruiting efforts?
Precious
Amazon’s 'Lord of the Rings' show may redefine one mysterious character
Alex Welch
Will Celeborn finally secure the spotlight?