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)
Best Ebenezer Scrooge Performance

Who Gave the Best Ebenezer Scrooge Performance?

By Jacob Trussell 

We sketch out what goes into an effective Scrooge performance and which actors best conveyed the spirit of Charles Dickens infamous miser.

No Country For Old Men Cast

3 Scenes Showcasing the Incredible Cast of ‘No Country for Old Men’

By Jacob Trussell 

The film is filled with knockout performances from every member of its cast, but these three sequences specifically highlight the breathtaking nuanced layered through the Coen Brothers masterpiece.

Addams Family Cast

How Does the Cast of ‘The Addams Family’ Compare to the Original New Yorker Cartoons?

By Jacob Trussell 

Charles Addams’ famous family have been pop culture icons for over 80 years, but just how similar were his original cartoons to the star-studded cast of Barry Sonnenfeld’s big screen adaptations?

Brendan Fraser The Mummy

Brendan Fraser is So Much More Than An Indiana Jones Clone in ‘The Mummy’

By Jacob Trussell 

His character may be cut from the same cloth as Harrison Ford’s most celebrated role, but Fraser brings key elements to Rick O’Connell that makes his performance more than a mere pastiche.

Games In Horror Movies

10 Games in Horror Movies You Really Don’t Want to Play

By Jacob Trussell 

“Would you like to play a game” is what we would say if we actually wanted to be involved with the competitions featured in these ten films.

Horror High Rises

10 Horror Films in High-Rises That’ll Make You Break Your Lease

By Jacob Trussell 

You’re really going to wish you could afford a mortgage after visiting these horrifying apartment buildings.

Jamie Lee Curtis Halloween

Jamie Lee Curtis and the Fractured Arc of Laurie Strode in ‘Halloween’

By Jacob Trussell 

We’re diving into Curtis’ accomplished performances as one of the most famous final girls in horror film history across the ‘Halloween’ franchise.

Creepiest Horror Movie Towns

10 Creepiest Horror Movie Towns Harboring Deep, Dark Secrets

By Jacob Trussell 

Major metropolises aren’t the only hot beds for murder and mayhem. Wait ‘till you get a load of the unrelenting horror these towns and neighborhoods can quickly cook up.

Best Tobe Hooper Horror Movies

10 Best Tobe Hooper Horror Movies

By Jacob Trussell 

We break down the artistry and imagination the Hoopster sowed into every horror film he made.