Josh Bell

Josh Bell is a freelance writer and movie/TV critic based in Las Vegas who covers sci-fi cinema for Inverse with a weekly column recommending lesser-known films to watch online. He's the former film editor of Las Vegas Weekly and has written about movies and pop culture for Syfy Wire, Polygon, CBR, Film Racket, Crooked Marquee, and more. With comedian Jason Harris, he co-hosts the podcast Awesome Movie Year.
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Starfish envisions a tastefully curated hipster apocalypse.
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You'll never look at cardboard the same way again after watching 'Dave Made a Maze.'
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Chopping Mall is the rare B-movie that lives up to the ridiculousness of its title.
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David Cronenberg's sci-fi cult classic eXistenZ got lost in the shadow of 'The Matrix,' but it's worth another look.
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There's absolutely nothing like Kerry Conran's Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.
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Literary adaptation 'Z for Zachariah' takes a contemplative approach to the end of the world.
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Leigh Janiak's 'Honeymoon' will make you question whether you actually know your significant other. Watch it for free now, while you still can.
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Night of the Comet is a bubbly, clever post-apocalyptic delight.
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Richard Ayoade's 'The Double' explores the fascinating duality of Jesse Eisenberg. Here's why you need to watch it for free online, while you can.
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Australian movie 'The Infinite Man' is like 'Primer' as a rom-com. Here's why you need to watch it for free online, while you can.
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Evan Glodell's 'Bellflower' is a combination of hipster romance and apocalyptic nightmare. Here's why you need to watch it ASAP.
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Everyone knows what a Stepford wife is, but watching the sci-fi 1975 movie that popularized the term is still a bracing experience.
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Being caught in a time loop isn’t all fun and games and potential romance, despite what movies like 'Groundhog Day,' 'Palm Springs' and even 'Happy Death Day' might have you believe.
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This ocean-based monster movie borrows the best ideas from science fiction classics like 'Alien' and 'The Thing' to create something new and timely.
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Zach Galifianakis and Judy Greer star in this vastly underrated dark sci-fi comedy. Here's why you need to stream it online right now.
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In a year full of memorable science fiction, one movie flew under the radar despite offering the grittiest portrayal of the post-apocalypse in recent memory.
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Director Michael Winterbottom's forgotten science fiction masterpiece deserves another shot. Watch it now on HBO Max.
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The film invented a new cinematic language in its watershed depiction of online socializing.