Meg Shields

Based in the Pacific North West, Meg enjoys long scrambles on cliff faces and cozying up with a good piece of 1960s eurotrash. As a senior contributor at FSR, Meg's objective is to spread the good word about the best of sleaze, genre, and practical effects.
Strange World Disney

Can We Have More Solarpunk Movies, Please?

By Meg Shields 

Be right back, I’m off to find some overalls and my gardening gloves.

Nope Day For Night

Why “Day for Night” Is So Hard to Pull Off

By Meg Shields 

Lights out! I mean on! Wait, uh —

The Last Of Us Se

Behind the Scenes: How they Filmed ‘The Last of Us’

By Meg Shields 

A deeper dive on the HBO show that’s spore than meets the eye.

To Die For

Let Them Film Cake: A Confectionary Montage

By Meg Shields 

Make a wish!

Inception Mirror Shot

How Filmmakers Make Cameras Disappear in Mirror Shots

By Meg Shields 

Mirror, mirror on the wall … why don’t you reflect the movie camera that is obviously pointed at you?

The Borderlands

Hallowed Ground: Why You Should Watch ‘The Borderlands’

By Meg Shields 

Hope you like the words “cave” and “acid” in the same sentence.

Talk To Me

12 Movies to Watch if You Like ‘Talk To Me’

By Meg Shields 

Twisted teens, occult playthings, and parties gone wrong. What more could a horror fan ask for?

Bill Pope Cinematography

A Beginner’s Guide to the Cinematography of Bill Pope

By Meg Shields 

We have a [Bill] Pope!

Hedgehog In The Fog

How ‘Hedgehog in the Fog’ Used Allegory to Critique the USSR

By Meg Shields 

“In the evenings, the little Hedgehog went to the Bear Cub to count stars…”