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 @AttractionF and reviewing Columbo episodes here.
Fsr Bestsummermovies Ratatouille

The Best Summer Movie Ever is ‘Ratatouille’

By Farah Cheded 

Only ‘Ratatouille’ can satisfy the hunger stirred up by sizzling barbecue season.

Beyonce Dreamgirls

All of Beyoncé’s Movie Performances, Ranked

By Farah Cheded 

Beychella is easily her best musical performance, but which of these eight is her greatest acting role?

Barakah Meets Barakah

How the Lifting of Saudi Arabia’s Cinema Ban Affects Movie Lovers Everywhere

By Farah Cheded 

By improving opportunities for Saudi filmmakers, fans, and critics to make, access, and engage with cinema, this move has the power to positively influence film culture both in and outside the region.

Best Year In Movies

The Best Year in Movies was 1968

By Farah Cheded 

Zombies, space sagas and age ratings: fifty years ago, cinema was changed forever.


The Quiet, Necessary Radicalism of Barry Jenkins’ Movies

By Farah Cheded 

We explore two movies from Jenkins’ filmography that prove that this director knows exactly how to use the power of film to affirm the humanity of society’s most persecuted.

Rescue Dawn Christian Bale

7 Vietnam War Movies You Probably Haven’t Seen, But Should

By Farah Cheded 

Including a Vietnamese movie that was filmed during the War, a Werner Herzog drama and a horror about a vampire-zombie veteran.

Beach Rats

10 Movies to Cure Your Oscars Hangover

By Farah Cheded 

These picks embody everything awards season isn’t.

Blue Is The Warmest Color

The Oscars’ Best Foreign Language Film Category Needs a Shakeup

By Farah Cheded 

The Academy’s Best Foreign Film category has been dogged by controversy for years. We suggest one potential solution.

Johann Johannsson

Remembering Jóhann Jóhannsson, Visionary Film Composer

By Farah Cheded 

A tribute to modern cinema’s most fearless composer.