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). He is available to host your next spooky public access show. Find him on Twitter here: @JE_TRUSSELL (He/Him)
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‘Black 47’ Brings Westerns to Ireland

By Jacob Trussell 

In an exclusive clip, get a taste of the raw violence in this revenge thriller.


What Recent Science Fiction Movies Are Telling Us About The Future

By Jacob Trussell 

Sci-fi has always been about looking into our future, but what happens when our future look less-and-less like we predicted?

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The Lords of Salem: Five Years Later

By Jacob Trussell 

How ahead of its time was Zombie’s polarizing film?


Body Parts in Motion: 13 Deranged Dance Scenes in Cinema

By Jacob Trussell 

From Pina to Pieces, these dance scenes are shocking in more ways than one.

Destination Wedding

Meat Cute: When Action Stars and Rom-Coms Collide

By Jacob Trussell 

12 films celebrating the lighter side of some of our best known action heroes


The Masculine Parable of Michael Mann’s ‘Collateral’

By Jacob Trussell 

This Storytellers¬†video essay explores Mann’s “meditation on masculinity.”

News Media

Instruments of Mass Persuasion: Fear and Media in Film

By Jacob Trussell 

Media has changed less than you think since the 20th century.

The Faculty Raining

School’s Out Forever: 10 Fictional Institutions We’d Rather Not Attend

By Jacob Trussell 

Going back to school could always be worse!


Healing Through Expression: Guillermo del Toro and Trauma

By Jacob Trussell 

Dark fairy tale cinema can help heal in times of distress.