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).
Lupin Iii The First

Why ‘Lupin III: The First’ is the Perfect Gateway to the Franchise

By Meg Shields 

Keep an eye out for those for gentleman thieves, they’ll steel you heart.


Subtitles Are On the Rise (And Digital Technology is to Blame)

By Meg Shields 

“Sorry, I can’t hear anything without the subtitles on.”

Streaming Horror March 2023

All the Horror You Need to Stream in March 2023

By Meg Shields 

When it comes to horror streaming, March Madness is underway.

Alien Nostromo Jacket

A Brief, Messy History of Who Wrote 1979’s ‘Alien’

By Meg Shields 

In space, no one can hear your screenplay.

Deliverance Waterfall Burt Reynolds

Man vs Waterfall: The ‘Deliverance’ Stunt That Broke Burt Reynolds

By Meg Shields 

“Insurance? I don’t believe in insurance.”


‘Ishtar’ Deserved Better

By Meg Shields 

Telling the truth can be dangerous business.

Avatar The Way Of Water mocap

The Way of Motion Capture: The Innovations of “Avatar”

By Meg Shields 

Sorry, JC, /performance/ capture.

Top Gun Is A Pop Song

The Pop Song Formula Behind ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

By Meg Shields 

So what you’re saying is I CAN add the “Mach 10” scene to my HIT workout playlist?


The Best Argument for the Movie Theater Experience is ‘Matinee’

By Meg Shields 

Ah yes, the joys of screaming/crying/throwing up alongside your fellow man.