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).
House Of Corpses Sid Haig

From Homer to ‘House of 1000 Corpses’: The Role of Hospitality in Rural Horror

By Meg Shields 

How the ancient greek notion of guest-friendship persists through the unlikely vessel of a rural horror trope.

Don Bluth Land Before Time

The Melancholy of Don Bluth

By Meg Shields 

How the children’s animation of the ’80s made room for sadness, and what that taught us.

Everybody Wants Some

Here For a Good Time: The Role of the Female Gaze in ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’

By Meg Shields 

Or: how I learned to stop worrying and love the butts.

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The Surprising Legacy of John Wick’s ‘Gun Fu’

By Meg Shields 

A brief history of bullet ballet in the West, and where it’s headed (Robin Hood and Highlander reboots, apparently).

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Diego Luna to Play Tony Montana in ‘Scarface’ Remake

By Meg Shields 

Moving from Miami to L.A., the film will reimagine the iconic drug lord as a Mexican immigrant.

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Ben Affleck is No Longer Directing ‘The Batman’ And That’s Good for DC

By Meg Shields 

“I cannot do both jobs to the level they require.”

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Dominic West Joins the Upcoming Tomb Raider Reboot

By Meg Shields 

Taking a cue from the recent video games, bad dad Richard Croft is finally getting the film treatment he deserves.

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Does Francis Ford Coppola Know Video Games?

By Meg Shields 

Even if it’s a disaster, Coppola’s involvement in adapting Apocalypse Now is a uniquely interesting case study.

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The 2017 Oscar Nominations Are Here

By Meg Shields 

#Oscars(Not)SoWhite anymore.