Jacob Hall

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Austin, TX
Savannah College Of Art And Design
Star Trek, James Bond, Horror Movies
  • In his work as /News's senior news editor, Jacob fired the opening shots of the Last Jedi Wars with a widely read article, published the day of the film's release, that declared Rian Johnson's controversial movie an instant classic.
  • Jacob once had the opportunity to sit and interview Captain Jean-Luc Picard himself, Sir Patrick Stewart.
  • Once, legendary writer/producer James L. Brooks demanded the publicist give him more time to stay and continue speaking to Jacob during a busy press day.


Jacob has been writing about movies and TV on the internet since 2009, scraping his way from working behind the counter at a comics and games store to freelancing for numerous outlets. After time spent contributing to Cinematical, Moviefone, Esquire, Entrepreneur, Fandango, ScreenCrush, the New York Daily News, Movies.com, and more, he became a writer and then editor at /News. He is currently senior news editor at the site.


Jacob has a bachelor's degree in film and television from the Savannah College of Art and Design.
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