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)
My Best Friends Exorcism

‘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.

Twin Peaks

Murder That Inspired ‘Twin Peaks’ is the Focus of a New True Crime Series

By Jacob Trussell 

‘Blonde, Beautiful, and Dead’ subject Hazel Drew was the original “Laura Palmer.”


‘Leprechaun Returns’ Hints at the Future of Horror

By Jacob Trussell 

Could 2019 see a revitalization of franchise horror?

The Great Buddha Arrival

A Long Lost Kaiju Film Gets A Wild Reboot

By Jacob Trussell 

Released 20 years before ‘Godzilla,’ the original ‘Great Buddha Arrival’ is lost but now will no longer be forgotten.


‘Cam’ Could Be The Most Important Horror Movie of 2018

By Jacob Trussell 

Watch the first trailer for the Netflix release to see what makes this indie shocker such a standout.

Pika Pika

‘Detective Pikachu’ Brings Pokémon to Life

By Jacob Trussell 

And just like any other ‘Pokémon’ film: bring the tissues.

The Witch

What’s Inside Robert Eggers’ ‘The Lighthouse’

By Jacob Trussell 

No matter what, we’re hoping for major ‘The Fog’ vibes.

A Quiet Place

John Krasinski Explains Why ‘A Quiet Place 2’ Won’t Be Like Most Sequels

By Jacob Trussell 

Still no word yet on whether it’ll be called ‘A Quieter Place.’


Blumhouse Goes On ‘The Hunt’ With ‘The Leftovers’ Team

By Jacob Trussell 

The latest from Damon Lindelof, Nick Cuse, and Craig Zobel could be the precursor to an all-new socially conscious horror franchise.