Gregory Wakeman

Gregory Wakeman is a journalist focusing on culture, movies, and sports. His work has been published in the BBC, New York Times, GQ, Yahoo, Business Insider, The Independent, The Washington Post, SFGate, Vice, Yahoo, The Daily Beast,, Seattle Times, Digital Spy, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Popular Mechanics, Inquisitr, Men's Health, The National, Vulture, Wired UK, NME, CinemaBlend, FanSided, Texas Monthly, The Week Magazine, Rolling Stone UK, and other outlets.

Gregory was raised in Lancashire but now lives in the US, all while defiantly trying to keep his accent.


10 years ago, Christopher Nolan’s most divisive Batman movie changed Hollywood forever

‘The Dark Knight Rises’ isn’t perfect, but its influence is undeniable.


25 years ago, Nicolas Cage made the most bombastic crime thriller ever

Cage was prolific in the late ‘90s, but one movie, in particular, redefined the entire action genre.


40 years ago, Conan the Barbarian turned Arnold Schwarzenegger into a star

“It was more original and cutting edge, and Arnold was the centerpiece of it all.”

The Inverse Interview

20 years ago, the best superhero franchise of all time changed movies forever

Spider-Man changed how superhero movies were made. Two decades later, is it time for another shakeup?

The Inverse Interview

How The Batman made a “lean and mean” Batmobile that redefines Bruce Wayne


How Fast Five invented the cinematic universe before Marvel — and saved the Rock's career

“We did The Avengers a year before The Avengers came out.”

The Inverse Review

'Stowaway' Netflix review: A unique space movie with a disappointing ending

Featuring an all-star cast and pitch perfect direction, 'Stowaway' feels like a different kind of space movie. Watch it not on Netflix.

The Future is here

How a young upstart (George Lucas) and his crew united to innovate Hollywood

Inverse spoke to the people behind 1971's sci-fi cult classic THX 1138 to get the untold story of George Lucas's first science fiction movie.