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).
Linus Sandgren Cinematography

From ‘First Man’ to 007: The Cinematography of Linus Sandgren

By Meg Shields 

Want to know more about the ‘No Time to Die’ cinematographer? Can’t say we blame you.

The Battle Of Algiers

Colonizing Chronology: The Theme of Time in ‘The Battle of Algiers’

By Meg Shields 

Time marches on, as they say.

When Does A Movie End

Humor, Vibes, and Teasers: When Does a Movie “End,” Exactly?

By Meg Shields 

The movie /ends/ but where and when, exactly?

Horror Insane Asylums

The Complicated History of Horror Movies and Insane Asylums

By Meg Shields 

A crutch, a mainstay, an effective setting in the right hands: let’s talk about horror movie insane asylums.

Rope Hitchcock

On ‘Rope’: How Hitchcock Kept His Long Take Movie Suspenseful

By Meg Shields 

Here’s how Hitch keeps us at the end of our rope … with suspense!

The Others Kidman

Simply Haunting: Nicole Kidman’s Performance in ‘The Others’

By Meg Shields 

That darned ghost of Scientology — always lurking around every corner!

Christopher Nolan Insomnia Remake

Is Christopher Nolan’s ‘Insomnia’ a Successful Remake?

By Meg Shields 

Eh, maybe we’ll sleep on it.

Everything Everywhere All At Once is about being Very Online

‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ And How to Survive Being Very Online

By Meg Shields 

Is anyone else craving an everything bagel? Just us?

The Killing Of A Sacred Deer Bk

The Artificial Heart of ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

By Meg Shields 

From stifling sets to cold dialogue, here’s how artificiality informs the work of Yorgos Lanthimos, especially ‘A Killing of a Sacred Deer.’