Meg Shields

Meg Shields is the humble farm boy of your dreams and a senior contributor at Film School Rejects. She currently runs three columns at FSR: The Queue, How'd They Do That?, and Horrorscope. She is also a curator for One Perfect Shot and a freelance writer for hire. Meg can be found screaming about John Boorman's 'Excalibur' on Twitter here: @TheWorstNun. (She/Her).
Sh The Octopus Transformation

How They Shot That Transformation Scene in ‘Sh! The Octopus’

By Meg Shields 

From a harmless old woman to a gnarled, blotchy sea hag in the blink of an eye!

Assassin Mad God Photo Credit: Shudder

All Hail the ‘Mad God’

By Meg Shields 

Go to Hell … with Phil Tippett.

Streaming Horror June

All the Horror You Need to Stream in June 2022

By Meg Shields 

Horror fans rejoice: this June will see mad gods, Satan in the suburbs, and franchise marathons galore.

Ari Wegner Cinematography

From ‘Zola’ to ‘The Power of the Dog’: The Cinematography of Ari Wegner

By Meg Shields 

Want to know more modern-day women cinematographers by name? Ari Wegner is a good place to start.

Drive My Car Title Card

Why More Movie Directors Should Weaponize the Title Card

By Meg Shields 

Why aren’t more directors using opening title cards as a storytelling device?

the star of Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness

Disney and the Movie Theater Monopoly of Madness

By Meg Shields 

Why does Disney’s vice grip on movie theaters feel so threatening these days?

Wes Anderson The Sopranos

Center-Framed Cannoli: Imagining Wes Anderson’s ‘The Sopranos’

By Meg Shields 

I went ahead and ordered some for the table.

NT Rama Rao Jr in RRR

Unpacking the Crossover Mega-Success of ‘RRR’

By Meg Shields 

If you STILL haven’t seen the best film of the year, this is your sign! Run don’t walk!

Robert Pattinson in The Batman

Do You Hear What I Hear?: An Intro to Expressionistic Sound Design

By Meg Shields 

Gotham has romantic rain, tension rain … detectiv-ing rain …