Jacob Oller
Jacob Oller
Culture, Criticism, Writing



I'm a writer based in Chicago. I come from the south, studying Film and Media at the University of Oklahoma before heading to DePaul University for graduate school, focused on niche entertainment and mainstream adaptation. Whether it's popular or deeply weird, I'm on it. I've written about film, TV, and video games for outlets like The Guardian, The Hollywood Reporter, Playboy, Vanity Fair, Paste Magazine, Interview Magazine, Forbes, RogerEbert.com, and SYFY. I was an editor for Film School Rejects and podcast host/producer for Anchor FM before moving on to full-time freelancing. Below you can find a sample of my work, but if you'd like to see all of it, you can find it here.



Atlanta Recaps // Paste Magazine

Tomb Raider // The Hollywood Reporter

High Maintenance // Paste Magazine

Silence // Film School Rejects

Logan // Birth.Movies.Death

Warcraft // RogerEbert.com



Heather Graham // Interview Magazine

Jon Bernthal // Paste Magazine

Hans Zimmer // Film School Rejects

Omar Epps // RogerEbert.com

Eric Appel // Playboy


Festival Coverage

Los Cabos International Film Festival // RogerEbert.com

Tribeca Film Festival // Paste Magazine

Chicago International Film Festival // Chicagoist

EbertFest // Vague Visages