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).
One Actor, Many Roles: The Mouse That Roared Peter Sellers

The Early History of One Actor Playing Many Roles in a Single Film

By Meg Shields 

Containing multitudes is a time-honored cinematic tradition.

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Trials and Tribulations: The Art of Adapting Kafka

By Meg Shields 

Should all adaptations of classic works be faithful?

The Graduate Rack Focus

4 Must-Watch Films If You’re About to Graduate College and Feel Lost as F*ck

By Meg Shields 

A cinematic guide to confronting postgrad malaise.

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Take a Number and Wait: Bureaucracy in the On-Screen Afterlife

By Meg Shields 

According to the movies, death looks a whole lot like the DMV.

Science Fiction Food: Snowpiercer Chris Evans Protein Bar

The Future of Food: 5 Ominous Trends in Science Fiction Cuisine

By Meg Shields 

The way to a sci-fi’s heart is through its stomach.

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For The Coen Brothers, Texas is a State of Mind

By Meg Shields 

“Down here – you’re on your own.”

Witches Of Eastwick W H

The Devil is a F**kboy: Revisiting ‘The Witches of Eastwick’

By Meg Shields 

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.