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)
Christmas Evil

Brandon Maggart Delivers a Killer Santa Character Study in ‘Christmas Evil’

By Jacob Trussell 

In the pantheon of Killer Santa movies, the conversation begins and ends with Maggart’s quietly tragic performance in Lewis Jackson’s holiday horror classic.

Jim Carrey As The Grinch

Jim Carrey’s Grinch is the Perfect Christmas Movie Monster

By Jacob Trussell 

Despite feeling “buried alive” by his makeup, he plays Dr. Seuss’ classic Christmas curmudgeon with heartwarming emotion.

Louise Lasser in Blood Rage

The Method to Louise Lasser’s Madness in ‘Blood Rage’

By Jacob Trussell 

As the forlorn mother of an evil twin, she delivers an acting masterclass in this Thanksgiving-themed slasher.

Harold Perrineau in Romeo and Juliet

Harold Perrineau Made Shakespeare Sound Natural in ‘Romeo + Juliet’

By Jacob Trussell 

His modern approach to tackling the Bard’s dense language helped make one of the world’s most famous plays feel accessible to young audiences.

Naomi Watts In Mulholland Drive

Deconstructing the Duality of Naomi Watts in ‘Mulholland Drive’

By Jacob Trussell 

Multilayered doesn’t even begin to describe the complexities of her performance in David Lynch’s cryptic classic.

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10 Most Insidious Horror Films About Evil Corporations

By Jacob Trussell 

If corporations are people, then these big businesses are way more deadly than any of your favorite horror movie maniacs.

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Bruce Campbell is the Ultimate Reluctant Hero in ‘The Evil Dead’

By Jacob Trussell 

Are you ready to admit how much you identify with the eternal cowardice of Campbell’s iconic character in Sam Raimi’s classic horror film?

best horror Anthology Movies

10 Best Horror Anthology Movies

By Jacob Trussell 

If you love your horror bite-sized, then these anthology movies are the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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10 Horror Movies That Rocked the Suburbs

By Jacob Trussell 

From killer cinephiles to psycho mamas, these horror movies illustrate the untold terrors lurking within the suburban experience.