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: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ is exactly as big as it needs to be

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

The plot of 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' can't help but feel really small, so to speak, compared to the prospect of wiping out of half of all life in the universe, but the off-beat humor keeps the movie brisk when the low-stakes story and low-rent secondary villains aren't enough to propel it forward.

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REVIEW: Effort is needed to make ‘Red Sparrow’ worth watching

One could as easily argue that Jennifer Lawrence turns in a tightly nuanced performance as a wronged woman leveraging her way through an abusive society in which her only asset is sex appeal as one could argue that she's a flat character who simply falls back on her conditioning to get what she wants.

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Pop Mythology’s Top 10 Films of 2017

top 10 movies of 2017

Not to start off on a sour note but many events in 2017 have reaffirmed my commitment to living outside of the United States. As much as this placement has made it easy to exist beyond the reach of current domestic turbulence, it’s also made it difficult in the last …

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