Ralph Jones

Ralph Jones is a freelance writer, journalist, and comedy performer. He has written for places like The New Yorker, The Guardian, and Vice.
Dream Teams
The VFX company behind 'Inception' reveals the movie's biggest secrets
Ralph Jones
“You have to be on your A-game.”
Ogres are like onions
The oral history of 'Shrek,' the “ugly stepsister” that changed animation
Ralph Jones
Inverse speaks with the director, writers, and voices behind the 2001 DreamWorks masterpiece.
Dream Teams
How the 'Lord of the Rings' VFX team brought Tolkien's greatest monster to life
Ralph Jones
“Oh, we’ve got something special here.”
Dream Teams
'A Perfect Planet' flamingos: The untold story behind that epic scene
Ralph Jones
“It was like buying a ticket to the lottery.”
Dream Teams
How a tiny British team created the most iconic chase sequence of all time
Ralph Jones
“We would all group together and just scratch our heads and somebody would come up with a solution.”
"The future is history"
The oral history of 12 Monkeys, Terry Gilliam's time travel masterpiece
Ralph Jones
Inverse speaks with director Terry Gilliam and nine other people involved in the making of this 1996 sci-fi cult classic.
Inverse Recommends
You need to watch the most underrated sci-fi movie of the 2000s for free online ASAP
Ralph Jones
Serenity bombed at the box office, but 16 years later, Joss Whedon's space opera holds up as a great piece of science fiction.
The Superhero Issue
Will you still call me Superman: The history of 3 Doors Down's “Kryptonite”
Ralph Jones
In interviews with frontman Brad Arnold, music video director Dean Karr, and others, Inverse explores the origin story of "Kryptonite" by 3 Doors Down.
Entertainment
'Tenet' review: Not worth getting coronavirus over
Ralph Jones
Christopher Nolan's new movie is too confusing for its own good.