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).
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The Existential Comforts of Cyberpunk

By Meg Shields 

Embrace the neon-lit abyss!


How ‘Tetsuo: The Iron Man’ Embodies 1980s HIV/AIDS Anxieties

By Meg Shields 

Another wonderful opportunity to remember the power drill dick scene.

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A Fast and Furious History of the Home Theater

By Meg Shields 

Let’s all go to the living room … let’s all go to the living room …

Streaming Horror November

All the Horror You Need to Stream in November 2022

By Meg Shields 

Pick your poison: worms, clowns, or knife-happy Santas.

Cure Horror

Hypnotic Anatomy: What Makes Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s ‘Cure’ So Scary

By Meg Shields 

“All the things that used to be inside of me… now they are all outside.”

Hardcore Schrader

Paul Schrader and the Redemptive Act of Watching Movies

By Meg Shields 

“Only The Audience Forgives”

True Lies Bridge Stunt

The Time James Cameron Blew Up a Real Bridge for ‘True Lies’

By Meg Shields 

Nobody does it better (than James Cameron)

The Thing Suspense

The Elements of Suspense: How 3 Different Directors Build Tension

By Meg Shields 

Oh my god, who put this bomb under my table? Hitchcock! Not again!


Real Hauntings and Rubber Fingers: How They Made ‘Deadstream’

By Meg Shields 

“I felt so privileged to be touching that sweet corpse head.”