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).
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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 

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‘The Shape of Water’ and How Falling in Love with Monsters Can Set You Free

By Meg Shields 

In praise of del Toro’s Gill-Man: Why fantasy is the political genre we need and deserve right now.

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Disaster Artists: Despotism, Directing, and the Troubled Production

By Meg Shields 

Lights! Madmen! Action!

Alfred Hitchcock and The Terrors of the Bathroom

By Meg Shields 

Call the plumber. It’s an emergency.

Paradise Found: 7 Apocalyptic Safe Havens That Didn’t Betray Us

By Meg Shields 

Here’s to the promised lands that make good on their promise.