Jake Kleinman is the Executive Editor at Inverse where he oversees features, special issues, and recurring columns and franchises. He also writes regularly about movies and television.
Jake was previously the senior entertainment editor at Inverse and before that the video games editor at Mic. As a freelancer, his work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Vice, Lifehacker, Laptop Magazine, and elsewhere.
His favorite superhero movie is Batman: Mask of the Phantasm.
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.”
The Best Slasher of 2023 Is Finally Streaming on Netflix
“There will be no leftovers!”
Adam Sandler Reveals the Funniest Advice Carl Weathers Gave Him on Happy Gilmore
“I have so many great memories of him,” Sandler tells Inverse.
“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.
'Repo Man 2' Isn’t Technically the First 'Repo Man' Sequel
Your guide to the Repo World ahead of Repo Man 2: The Wages of Beer.
Inside the Rise and Fall of Marvel’s Most Underrated X-Men Show
“It just imploded.”
How 'Fargo' Season 5 Delivered a Villain for the Ages
“He's just this elemental force that's blowing through this landscape.”
'Fargo' Season 5 Director Unpacks the Finale's Biggest Moments
“If Bisquick can't heal you, nothing will.”
We Need to Talk About 'Echo’s Post-Credits Scene
It’s bad, folks.
When You Come For the King, You Better Not Miss
There’s a new John Wick knockoff in theaters, but the original is still your best bet for a good time.
'The Beekeeper': Inside Jason Statham’s Buzzy New Action Thriller
Director David Ayer and antagonist actor Josh Hutcherson unpack their latest movie.
DC’s Most Divisive Director Confirms Superhero Fatigue Is Real — And Reveals a Solution
“Having real stakes is important, and stakes come from people and heart and emotion — basic filmmaking.”
11 Years After Losing the Role, Josh Hutcherson Says He’d Play Spider-Man In a Multiverse Cameo
“I'd throw some webs around.”
How Apple Conquered Sci-Fi
Inverse spoke to several showrunners and producers who all say the tech giant brings a unique, futurist perspective to the genre.
Mark Hamill Reflects on His Greatest Joker Performance
Thirty years after it flopped in theaters, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is a cult classic and the pinnacle of superhero storytelling.
Marvel Just Found the Solution to Its Big Avengers Problem
We’re sick of waiting for Avengers 5.
I Was Wrong About 'Rick and Morty' Season 7
After watching the entire season, it’s clear the show is only getting better in its post-Justin Roiland era.
The 25 Best TV Shows of 2023
It was a great year to be a TV fan. Here are Inverse’s top shows, ranked.
'Rick and Morty' Season 7 Will Start Streaming Sooner Than You Think
Wubba Lubba Dub-Dub!
The 25 Best Movies of 2023, Ranked
What a year for the pictures! Here are Inverse’s top films of the year.