Meg Shields

Meg has been writing professionally about all things film-related since 2016. She is a Senior Contributor at Film School Rejects as well as a Curator for One Perfect Shot. She has attended international film festivals such as TIFF, Hot Docs, and the Nitrate Picture Show as a member of the press. In her day job as an archivist and records manager, she regularly works with physical media and is committed to ensuring ongoing physical media accessibility in the digital age. You can find more of Meg's work at Cinema Scope, Dead Central, and Nonfics. She has also appeared on a number of film-related podcasts, including All the President's Minutes, Zodiac: Chronicle, Cannes I Kick It?, and Junk Filter. Her work has been shared on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour, Business Insider, and CherryPicks. Meg has a B.A. from the University of King's College and a Master of Information degree from the University of Toronto.
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‘Creepshow’ Episode Four Review: A Ghoulish Opener with Sloppy Seconds

By Meg Shields 

With a solid first offering and one of the worst segments to date, Shudder’s ‘Creepshow’ still can’t seem to shake its mixed bag curse.

Eco Horror

10 Environmentally Eerie Eco-Horrors

By Meg Shields 

Because there’s nothing scarier than the way we’ve messed up the planet.

Jump Scared

10 Jolting Jump Scares That Don’t Feel Cheap

By Meg Shields 

Not all jump scares are created equal. We’ve sussed out ten of the best.

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10 Entertaining Horror Films with Awful Rotten Tomatoes Scores

By Meg Shields 

One genre dork’s trash is another genre dork’s treasure.

Creepshow Jeffrey Combs

‘Creepshow’ Episode Two Review: Shudder’s Re-Animated Series Shows Signs of Life

By Meg Shields 

Werewolves, and fingers, and a step up from the last episode, oh my!

French Horror

10 French Extremity Films For Beginners

By Meg Shields 

Hon, hon, hon, want to dabble in French Extremity? Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered.


Double Take: Unpacking The Controversies of ‘Joker’ and ‘Jojo Rabbit’

By Anna Swanson, and Meg Shields 

Two films about radicalization made waves at TIFF, but what do these vastly different movies actually have to say about the subject?


How ‘The Vigil’ Director Keith Thomas Made a Jewish Genre Film

By Meg Shields 

We spoke to ‘The Vigil’ writer-director Keith Thomas about his (un)Orthodox genre debut, his love of Skinny Puppy, and the delicate art of spider wrangling.

True History Of The Kelly Gang

‘True History of the Kelly Gang’ Review: A Gleefully Bonkers Take on Australia’s Greatest Outlaw

By Meg Shields 

More like Portrait of a Kelly Gang on Fire.