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).
Clue

The Goofball’s Guide to Surviving a Whodunit

By Meg Shields 

5 farcical ensemble whodunits that take the piss out of Murder On the Orient Express.

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13 Essential Horror Anthologies

By Meg Shields 

Time to cram some high-density spooks into your Halloween queue.

Satanic Panic Syllabus

The Satanic Panic: A Cinematic Syllabus

By Meg Shields 

Your essential guide to giving Lucifer a film history high five before Halloween.

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Amazon’s ‘Lore’ and the Gains and Losses of Adapting Podcasts

By Meg Shields 

Just in time for Halloween, Lore brings together three of life’s greatest pleasures: podcasts, horror anthologies, and debates about when adaptations are justified.

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Serendipity, Sci-Fi, and Silliness: The Holistic Hijinx of ‘Dirk Gently’

By Meg Shields 

Why Dirk Gently should be your go-to small-screen sci-fi for interconnectedness, coincidence, and the rarer, sexier coinky-dinks.

Blade Runner

What I’ve Seen With Your Eyes: The Influences of ‘Blade Runner’

By Meg Shields 

From architects to comic strips: How Blade Runner blends media to create postmodern poetry.

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As Tom Cruise Gets Older, His On-Screen Love Interests Stay the Same Age

By Meg Shields 

Tom Cruise has an age gap problem and it mirrors Hollywood’s bias against older actresses.

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TIFF 2017 Review: ‘Marrowbone’ Blends Sumptuous Visuals with Gothic Spooks

By Meg Shields 

In his directorial debut, the screenwriter of The Orphanage delivers a suspenseful, twisty slow-burn horror.

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The Definitive Fall TV Survival Guide

By Meg Shields