Eric Francisco

Eric is a film and journalism graduate of Rutgers University. Specializing in the nerdy side of pop culture, he has also written for Geekscape and TheDishh. He's still hoping to be bitten by a radioactive spider.
On Your Left
'Falcon and Winter Soldier': New trailer hides a detail about Cap's shield
Eric Francisco
As The Falcon and the Winter Soldier enters its last two episodes, there’s something new with John Walker’s shield.
Inverse Codex
'Snake Eyes' movie release date, trailer, cast, plot for the GI Joe reboot
Eric Francisco and Mike Bloom
The coolest member of G.I. Joe is starring in his own movie on July 23. Here's everything you need to know about the prequel spin-off.
Finish Him
Who is Cole Young? 'Mortal Kombat' star explains his new character
Eric Francisco
A new fighter enters Mortal Kombat. But who is he? And what purpose does he serve?
Entertainment
Avengers: Endgame’s most dangerous character could make a Disney+ comeback
Eric Francisco
Jeremy Renner is teasing something interesting on his Instagram page. Are we in for the return of Ronin in the MCU?
Entertainment
'Falcon and Winter Soldier' Episode 5 cameo can fix what 'WandaVision' got wrong
Eric Francisco
The newest Marvel series is wisely side-stepping having its own “Ralph Bohner” moment.
Making Mischief
'Loki' theory fixes the most annoying thing about 'WandaVision'
Eric Francisco
Tom Hiddleston says there’s a lot of glean from the logo of Loki.
Entertainment
'Nobody' director reveals what separates Bob Odenkirk from 'John Wick'
Eric Francisco
“He should be average in the coolest sense.” Nobody director Ilya Naishuller reveals how Bob Odenkirk survive two years to star in 2021’s coolest action movie.
Entertainment
The weirdest superhero movie of the century is finally streaming on HBO Max
Eric Francisco
Few gave The New Mutants a chance when it came out in August 2020. Now, on HBO Max, it gets a second shot at life.
Entertainment
'Falcon and Winter Soldier' just copied 'Watchmen’s most brutal idea
Eric Francisco
The “S” word was said out loud: Supremacy.
On Your Left
John Walker, super soldier? Marvel comics explain 'Falcon and Winter Soldier's big twist
Eric Francisco
To better understand the latest twist in the MCU, let’s dive into one of the best Captain America stories ever told.
Whatever It Takes
'Avengers: Endgame' Easter egg makes the movie's best moment even better
Eric Francisco
Connecting Captain America: The First Avenger to Avengers: Endgame, one TikTok user points out a Marvel Easter egg eight years in the making.
Spider Senses Tingling
'Spider-Verse 2' rumors indicate the return of '90s Spider-Man
Eric Francisco
The Spider-Verse is expanding, and the latest rumors hint that a Spider-Man from the ‘90s will swing his way onto the screen.
Here Be Dragons
'Shang-Chi' leaks reveal the arrival of a terrifying Marvel villain
Eric Francisco
Here’s what we know about the “Great Protector” and his possible true identity.
Iconic
‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ leak: What the Statue of Liberty scene might reveal
Eric Francisco
For the first time since 2000’s X-Men, the Marvel Universe might send a hero to one of New York’s most iconic attractions.
Entertainment
'Loki' trailer has a 'Secret Invasion' Easter egg hiding in plain sight
Eric Francisco
Loki will be all about the Asgardian trickster living on borrowed time, but the show is still setting up the future of the MCU.
Why So Serious?
'The Batman's multiverse setting may reveal a mindblowing CW crossover
Eric Francisco
The Batman will take place on Earth-2 in the DC Films’ multiverse, but another CW show is already inhabiting that universe.
Entertainment
Owen Wilson's 'Loki' character reveals a surprising 'She-Hulk' connection
Eric Francisco
Owen Wilson appears in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Mobius M. Mobius. Wait, who? Meet the living tribute to a famed Marvel writer.
God of Mischief
'Loki' trailer subverts the end of 'Avengers: Endgame' in one huge way
Eric Francisco
Tom Hiddleston’s Asgardian trickster is back to restore time, but that has dark implications for the MCU.
Inverse Recommends
You need to watch the best paranormal horror movie of the 2010s on Netflix ASAP
Eric Francisco
In 2011, James Wan changed the course of horror with the introduction of a new normal.
On Your Left
'Falcon and Winter Soldier': Baron Zemo fixes Marvel's most notorious problem
Eric Francisco
Through Helmut Zemo's return in the MCU, the Marvel franchise shows what can be done to fix its worst mistakes.