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).
American Psycho Card Scene

Dueling Fonts: Dissecting the ‘American Psycho’ Business Card Scene

By Meg Shields 

Death by a thousand (paper) cuts.

Ed Harris The Abyss Breathable Fluid

How They Shot the Breathable Fluid Scenes in ‘The Abyss’

By Meg Shields 

If you think it’s CGI … don’t hold your breath. Or, wait, maybe do.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Why the Living Animation in ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ Works So Well

By Meg Shields 

They’re not bad. Quite the opposite. They were drawn to maintain an eye-line.

Horrorscope Horror Movies Streaming August

All the Horror Films You Need to Stream in August 2021

By Meg Shields 

‘The Cook, The Thief, Jakob’s Wife, and Her Lover’

Shaun Of The Dead Off Screen Space

The Terrifying, Humorous, and Thematic Potential of Off-Screen Space

By Meg Shields 

“There is always an out-of-sight just as there is always an off-screen” – Victor Perkins

The Graduate Ending Bus

Contrast and a Needle Drop: Dissecting the Iconic Ending of ‘The Graduate’

By Meg Shields 

If there’s one thing that’ll give your life purpose, it’s disrupting a wedding, right? Right?!

The Green Knight Dev Patel

12 Movies To Watch If You Like ‘The Green Knight’

By Anna Swanson, and Meg Shields 

From Arthurian Legends to modern myth-making, these are the best streaming picks for those enchanted by ‘The Green Knight’


How Pollution is Changing the Way Films are Shot in India

By Meg Shields 

*laughs nervously in West Coast wildfire*

Bo Burnham Inside Format

Mediation, Artifice, and the Anxious Digital Format of ‘Bo Burnham: Inside’

By Meg Shields 

Well, well. Look who’s inside again.