Farah Cheded

Farah Cheded is a Senior Contributor at Film School Rejects. Outside of FSR, she can be found having epiphanies about Martin Scorsese movies here and reviewing Columbo episodes here.
Peterloo Mike Leigh

‘Peterloo’ Review: A Passionate Remedy for Political Complacency (LFF)

By Farah Cheded 

Mike Leigh’s new film is a sincere, belated elegy that successfully brings into the light a dark chapter of British history.

They Shall Not Grow Old Bw Color

‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ Review: Peter Jackson Brings WWI To Life In This Extraordinary Colorized Documentary (LFF)

By Farah Cheded 

Far from being a gimmick, the colorization of First World War footage in Peter Jackson’s new documentary restores that moment in history to its proper rawness.

Little Drummer Girl Pugh Skarsgard

‘The Little Drummer Girl’ Review: Park Chan-wook Brings His Signature Style to TV (LFF)

By Farah Cheded 

The ‘Oldboy’ director is a surprising choice to direct the latest John le Carré adaptation, but we think it works.

Happy New Year Colin Burstead

‘Happy New Year, Colin Burstead’ Review: A Violence-Free Ben Wheatley Movie is Born (LFF)

By Farah Cheded 

Ben Wheatley’s holiday drama is almost nothing like his previous work.

Beautiful Boy Carell Chalamet

‘Beautiful Boy’ Review: Timothée Chalamet Provides the Hits In This Hit and Miss Addiction Drama (LFF)

By Farah Cheded 

Beautiful Boy feels like a horror movie primarily directed at the parents in its audience.

Happy As Lazzaro Tardiolo

‘Happy As Lazzaro’ Review: A Beguiling, Transcendent Genre Hybrid (LFF)

By Farah Cheded 

With a thread of the divine woven into its realist tapestry, Happy as Lazzaro feels like a timeless fable.

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‘Cold War’ Review: Paweł Pawlikowski’s Masterpiece

By Farah Cheded 

The ‘Ida’ director’s latest recalls the glamor of a cinema long gone and much mourned.

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‘Manta Ray,’ Metaphor and the Rohingya

By Farah Cheded 

Metaphors about the plight of the Rohingya are made hauntingly literal in this elliptical issue film from Thailand.

Sharp Objects Amy Adams

The Ending of ‘Sharp Objects’ Explained

By Farah Cheded 

The HBO series hides all its secrets in the credits.