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).
The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari

A Cabinet of Curiosities: The Cultural Influence of ‘Dr. Caligari’

By Meg Shields 

Expressionism’s long, spindly fingers are far-reaching, it turns out.

Summer Of Milk Carton

What ‘Summer of 84’ Gets Right About 80s Nostalgia

By Meg Shields 

Hahaha, wait, where are the fun synths and cute nods to E.T.?

Rashomon Unreliable Narrators

‘Rashomon’ and the Thematic Power of Unreliable Narrators

By Meg Shields 

The Woodcutter be like: Nah, it was dumber than that.

The Bear Carmy

How ‘The Bear’ Compounds Conflict Without Feeling Confusing

By Meg Shields 

You know what they say: if you can’t handle the heat, get out of the kitchen.

Jordan Peele Color Theory Filmmaking

The Color Theory of Jordan Peele

By Meg Shields 

The world of Jordan Peele might be a nightmare but at least it looks stunning.

What Josiah Saw

‘What Josiah Saw’ Has One of the Best Horror Scores of the Year

By Meg Shields 

Stolen gold, haunted land, and pitch-black family secrets: the Southern Gothic trifecta.

Streaming Horror August 2022

All the Horror You Need to Stream in August 2022

By Meg Shields 

Here’s our monthly rundown of all the horror flicks dropping and departing from your favorite streaming services in August 2022.

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.