Author: Jacob Oller

Jacob Oller


Jacob Oller writes everywhere (Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Playboy, FSR, Paste, etc.) about everything that matters (film, TV, video games, memes, life).

Hateful Eight

The Art of the Single Room Film

Suspense does better with fewer settings. Limitations make movies better. That’s just a truth of creativity: scarcity makes us more adaptive, which makes for more unique solutions to problems and mor…


Baltimore Blues: A Tribute to John Waters

Munch obscenely on the work of the king of filth. John Waters wears a lot of hats. It’s not often one man can be a degenerate, art-loving, sexual icon, but Waters developed an aesthetic all his own a…


2017 Films Through Dance

If ever there was a year to cut a little loose. 2017 was a rough one, on screen and off. Its characters needed to express themselves, to break free from oppression - be it emotional, political, or so…