Jess Kroll

Jess Kroll
Jess Kroll is a novelist and university professor born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and based in Daegu, South Korea. He has been writing film reviews since 2004 and has been exclusive to Pop Mythology since 2012. His novels include 'Land of Smiles' from Monsoon Books and young adult series 'The One' and 'Werewolf Council' from Epic Press.

Pop Mythology’s 10 Best Films of 2023

  “Post-pandemic” is a very interesting term. Not only is it deceiving in that covid is still prevalent and threatening, but it also implies that we as people living during this time have reached a new era. Sadly, this doesn’t entirely seem to be the case as the few positive …

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REVIEW: ‘Avatar: The Way of Water,’ a five buck story with billion dollar effects

In 2009, spectacle filmmaking reached a new high with James Cameron’s Avatar. The same filmmaker who’d previously dominated the all-time box office with Titanic returned to the science-fiction/action genre he’d previous found success in with both Aliens and Terminator 2 (a film which had a profound effect on me personally). …

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