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Jake Dee

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Author Details

A Senior List Writer covering a wide array of topics who has been with Valnet since September of 2019, Jake Dee has written movie news and reviews since 2008, working primarily with OMG Horror (IGN),, and Arrow in the Head as a freelance reporter based in Los Angeles. A hopeless cinephile, social media Luddite, certified Nic Cage doppelganger, and a big Weekend At Bernie's fan, Jake can often be found tucked away in a dark corner watching an old horror movie. Born and raised in California, Jake has a Bachelor's Degree in Film & Digital Media from the University of California Santa Cruz with an emphasis on theory and criticism, is the author of several "WTF Happened To This Movie" and "WTF Really Happened To This Movie" videos on YouTube, and has covered everything in the entertainment industry from set visits, studio luncheons, and red carpet interviews to wrap parties, movie premieres, private screenings, talent interviews, and more

Industry Focus

Jake Dee is a Feature and List Writer for MovieWeb. While he has been writing for the site since August 2023, Jake has written for such Valnet websites as ScreenRant and Comic Book Resources since 2019. His work has been published on and its sister horror site, Arrow in the Head. 

Favorite Media

Having primarily reviewed horror movies since 2008, Jake is a hardcore genre enthusiast who is familiar with popular mainstream franchises and obscure independent fare alike. Beyond the horror realm, some of Jake's all-time favorite movies include Stand By Me, Goodfellas, Dazed and Confused, and True Romance. 

Latest Articles

The Best Horror Movie Podcasts for Genre Fans 1
The Best Horror Movie Podcasts for Genre Fans

For fans of horror films who want something to put on and listen to, dive into these great horror movie podcasts.

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Road House: Where the Cast Is Now

With the Road House remake debuting in 2024, let's find out where the cast of Road House (1989) is now.

30 Rock Al Gore and Tina Fey as Liz Lemon 1
10 Times U.S. Politicians Played Themselves in Movies and TV

Discover the 10 most memorable instances of U.S. politicians playing themselves on the big and small screen.

My Life With the Walter Boys Character Age, Family Tree, & Cast Guide 1
My Life With the Walter Boys: Character Ages, Family Tree, & Cast Guide

Discover the cast members and character ages in Netflix's My Life with the Walter Boys.

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What The Maestro Movie Characters Look Like In Real Life

Meet the cast of Maestro and discover the transformations they made to play their characters.

Saltburn Cast & Character Guide 1
Saltburn Cast & Character Guide

Get acquainted with the stellar cast and characters in Emerald Fennell's Saltburn.

Merry Little Batman Cast & Character Guide 1
Merry Little Batman Cast & Character Guide

Get acquainted with the characters in Merry Little Christmas and the talented voice actors who portray them.

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Dr. Death Season 2 Cast & Character Guide

Meet the terrific cast of characters in Peacock's anthology crime series Dr. Death.

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This Oscar Winning Composer Scored Your Favorite Sitcom

Discover all the sitcoms that Oscar-winning composer Ludwig Goransson has worked on.

The cast of Mike Flanagan's Midnight Mass 1
Why Midnight Mass Is Mike Flanagan's Best Netflix Show

Discover why Midnight Mass reigns supreme as Mike Falnagan's best Netflix horror series.

A collage of characters from Madame Web including Dakota Johnson as Cassie 1
Madame Web Cast and Character Guide

Discover the cast and characters featured in the upcoming release of Madame Web.

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HBO's Barry: The 10 Absolute Best Quotes, Ranked

Relive the best and most memorable quotes featured in HBO's Barry.

Belle, Jack, and Fagin stand together in The Artful Dodger poster 1
The Artful Dodger Cast & Character Guide

Get acquainted with the stellar cast of Disney+'s historical drama The Artful Dodger.

Why Ellen Burstyn Should Have Won the Academy Award for Best Actress 1
Why Ellen Burstyn Should Have Won the Academy Award for Best Actress

It's time to assess why Ellen Burstyn deserved to win an Oscar for Requiem for a Dream.

Sir Christopher Lee's Favorite Performance is in a Film You've Never Heard Of 1
Sir Christopher Lee's Favorite Performance is in a Film You've Never Heard Of

Discover why the obscure film Jinnah features Christopher Lee's favorite performance.

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The 8 Most Famous Quotes From The Blues Brothers

Relive the funniest and most famous quotes featured in the classic '80s comedy The Blues Brothers.

The best Christmas episodes of New Girl. 1
The 5 Best New Girl Christmas Episodes, Ranked

Find out which Christmas episodes of New Girl offer viewers the most rewarding gifts.

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Leave the World Behind Cast & Character Guide

Meet the star-studded cast of Netflix's post-apocalyptic thriller Leave the World Behind.

The best Family Guy Christmas episodes. 1
The 8 Best Family Guy Christmas Episodes, Ranked

Revisit the all-time best Christmas episodes of Family Guy this holiday season.

Kung Fu Panda 4 Cast & Character Guide 1
Kung Fu Panda 4 Cast & Character Guide

Discover which characters will be featured in Kung Fu Panda 4 and the actors who bring them to life.

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