Matthew Jackson

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Austin, TX
Slasher Movies, Stephen King Novels, Marvel Cinematic Universe
  • Matthew has written about movies professionally since 2008, when he talked a newspaper editor into publishing his review of Tropic Thunder.
  • He joined the Austin Film Critics Association in 2021 based on his years of experience as a film reviewer.
  • Matthew has seen John Carpenter's Halloween at least once a year since he was 16, and will write about it any time, anywhere.


Matthew Jackson is a journalist and Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic from Austin, Texas with a passion for genre stories across the media spectrum, from obscure superhero comics to low-budget horror films and everything in between. He's been writing about entertainment full-time since 2011, covering film, TV, books, and more for Looper, SYFY WIRE, Mental Floss, The AV Club, Paste Magazine, and many more outlets. He lives in Austin, Texas, and when he's not writing he's usually watching a horror movie.
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