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 Core Episode 8

Cutting to ‘The Core’: The Talk Show By and For Fans of Genre Film

By Meg Shields 

With a lot of heart (and a lot of guts) Shudder’s talk show offers a loving look at all things genre. 

His Girl Friday Video Essays By Women

Fantastic Video Essays by Women and Where to Find Them

By Meg Shields 

Is your video essay watchlist a bit of a boys club? Don’t worry. We’re here to help.

Jaques Cousteau Life Aquatic

The Cinematic Legacy of Jacques Cousteau

By Meg Shields 

The man, the myth, the legend, and his persistent influence on screen. 

Hunt For The Wilderpeople Sunset

18 Comfort Food Films to Nurse Your 2017 Hangover

By Meg Shields 

New Year’s Eve has laid waste to your body and soul. Let film help.

Rewind Castlevania

Why 2017 Marks a New Chapter for Video Game Adaptations

By Meg Shields 

Netflix’s critically-lauded Castlevania heralds a new approach to adapting video games.


5 Reasons Why ‘Moonstruck’ is a Perfect Holiday Movie

By Meg Shields 

For your consideration: Cher, Nic Cage, and an operatic love story to warm your bones. 


The Origins of the Post-Credits Scene

By Meg Shields 

Post-Credits stingers have become a blockbuster staple. Where the heck did they come from?

Thor: Rangnarok

Why ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Proves There’s Hope for Marvel’s Forgettable Score Problem

By Meg Shields 

Thor: Ragnarok’s score is an 80s-tinged cosmic funk fest and Marvel should be taking notes.

The Good Place

How ‘The Good Place’ Made a Modern Hell of Technocracy

By Meg Shields 

Hell is other algorithms.