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).
The Lighthouse Robert Eggers

Screams and Sirens: Appreciating the Sound Design of Robert Eggers

By Meg Shields 

*the persistent foghorn wails*

Happy Together Cheung

How Leslie Cheung Changed Queer Hong Kong Cinema

By Meg Shields 

If you were waiting for a sign to rewatch ‘Happy Together’ this is it.

Lion King 1 1/2 Sequel

The Best Disney Animated Sequel is ‘The Lion King 1½’

By Meg Shields 

Look, you need to teach kids about postmodern meta-comedy eventually.

The Worst Person Iin The World Joachim Trier

Joachim Trier 101: A Beginner’s Guide to the Norwegian Director

By Meg Shields 

More like the BEST director in the world, amirite?

Robert De Niro Heat shootout

Anatomy of a Shootout: ‘Heat’ vs. ‘The Matrix’

By Meg Shields 

Freeze, this is a stick up (and a scene comparison between ‘The Matrix’ and ‘Heat’)!

Zendaya filmography Euphoria Hbo

What HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ and ‘Nosferatu’ Have in Common

By Meg Shields 

Apart from himbos galore.


Why ‘Akira’ Looks Like That: The Technique Behind the Masterpiece

By Meg Shields 

To this day, no other animated feature looks quite like Katsuhiro Ôtomo’s 1988 masterpiece.


Bury Me in Celluloid: The Feverish Cinemania of ‘Arrebato’

By Meg Shields 

Movies are one hell of a drug. Also, drugs are one hell of a drug.

Deep Water

The Beginner’s Guide to Essential Erotic Thrillers

By Meg Shields, and Anna Swanson 

If ‘Deep Water’ leaves you wet, wild, and wanting more, fear not: we’ve got a list of movies to tide you over.