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.

REVIEW: ‘Uncharted,’ a game that wants to be a movie is now a movie that should be a game

Starting with Drake’s Fortune in 2007, Naughty Dog’s Uncharted video game franchise has become renowned for its effective storytelling, impressive setpieces, and memorable characters. Inspired by adventure novels, pulp magazines, and the Indiana Jones and National Treasure movies, the game and resultant franchise of the first popular examples of a …

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Pop Mythology’s 10 Best Movies of 2021

I think we can all agree that 2021 was an extremely divisive year. Beginning, for Americans at least, with an event that, even a year later, half the country still doesn’t think happened the way the entire country saw it happen, the first year of the new decade saw greater …

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REVIEW: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ gets Peter Parker right

If there is one thing that No Way Home gets absolutely right it is Peter Parker. Whether people know about him, care about him, or have no idea he even exists, he never stops trying to help. He is and always has been the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man no matter who played him then, now, or into the future.

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