Jacob Trussell

Jacob Trussell is a writer based in New York City. His editorial work has been featured on the BBC, NPR, Rue Morgue Magazine, Film School Rejects, and One Perfect Shot. He's also the author of 'The Binge Watcher's Guide to The Twilight Zone' (Riverdale Avenue Books). Available to host your next spooky public access show. Find him on Twitter here: @JE_TRUSSELL (He/Him)
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The Most Controversial Christmas Movie

By Jacob Trussell 

A look back on the legacy of ‘Silent Night, Deadly Night.’

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Practical Effects Have a Solid Chance at the Oscars This Year

By Jacob Trussell 

Miniatures, puppetry, and in-camera effects could see revived recognition at the Academy Awards.

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The Method of Sidney Lumet’s ‘Network’

By Jacob Trussell 

With ‘Network’ on Broadway with Bryan Cranston, in 2018, we looked at what made Sidney Lumet’s original film a masterclass in acting.

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Peter Jackson Interested In Revisiting “The Naughty Years”

By Jacob Trussell 

We’ve got some ideas if the Kiwi filmmaker really wants to return to his disgusting roots.

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Horror Comedy Is Alive and Shivering on Adult Swim

By Jacob Trussell 

‘The Shivering Truth’ is just the latest in the late night network’s comedic experiments in terror.

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John Gallagher Jr. is One of Genre Cinema’s Most Underrated Actors

By Jacob Trussell 

The ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ and ‘Hush’ star will next head Amblin’s horror flick ‘Larry.’

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‘Candyman,’ Spiritual Sequels, and Horror’s Next Step

By Jacob Trussell 

Because the Candyman can, and will, scare the living hell out of us in 2020.

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‘Resident Evil’ Returns to Its Horror Roots

By Jacob Trussell 

For this franchise to survive, it must remember how to be scary.

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‘My Best Friend’s Exorcism’ Could Do With a Woman’s Touch

By Jacob Trussell 

‘Heathers’ meets ‘Beaches’ meets ‘The Exorcist’ in this adaption of Grady Hendrix’s high school-set horror novel.