Meg Shields

Based in the Pacific North West, Meg enjoys long scrambles on cliff faces and cozying up with a good piece of 1960s eurotrash. As a senior contributor at FSR, Meg's objective is to spread the good word about the best of sleaze, genre, and practical effects.
The Batman Virtual Production

RIP Green Screens: What Virtual Production Means for Hollywood

By Meg Shields 

Rear projection walked so the volume could generate CGI imagery in real time.

Evil Dead

Why 2013’s ‘Evil Dead’ Will Never Die

By Meg Shields 

Evil Dead (2013) Fans / Deadites: Join us! Join us!

Commandments Red Sea Parting

How They Parted the Red Sea in ‘The Ten Commandments’

By Meg Shields 

“Let my people Jell-O”

Park Chan Wook Color Theory

The Color Theory of Park Chan-Wook

By Meg Shields 

From seeing red to feeling green with envy, here’s a breakdown of the color stories in the work of Park Chan-wook.

The James Cameron Inflation Effect: Avatar The Way Of Water

The James Cameron Inflation Effect: Why His Movies Keep Getting Bigger

By Meg Shields 

If there is such a thing as “good” inflation, this is it.

Horror Streaming Guide June

All the Horror You Need to Stream in June 2023

By Meg Shields 

Summer is just around the bend, so why not celebrate with a ‘Subspecies’ marathon?

I Shot Andy Warhol

The Confrontational Empathy of ‘I Shot Andy Warhol’

By Meg Shields 

Obligatory “but I didn’t shoot the deputy.”

Travis Bickle Food

Let’s Talk About Travis Bickle’s Bread and Brandy Cereal

By Meg Shields 

A way to a young man’s self-destructive rage is through his stomach.

John Wick Red

More Stuntmen Should Be Directing Action Movies

By Meg Shields 

Lights, camera, roundhouse kick!