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.
Giallo Horror

10 Giallo Films for Beginners

By Meg Shields 

Interested in giallo but not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered.

Days Non Horror

10 Most Horrifying Scenes in Non-Horror Films

By Meg Shields 

Unexpected nightmare fuel for the film buff’s soul.

Vengeful Women

10 Best Horror Movies About Vengeful Women

By Meg Shields 

Hell Hath no fury.

Fun Haunted House Movies

7 Movies That Prove Haunted Houses Can Be Fun, Too

By Meg Shields 

Haunted houses have given us some of the creepiest horror offerings to date… and the goofiest.

The Meg Shotbyshot

Fact Checking The Movies: International Water Law

By Meg Shields 

According to movies like “The Meg,” anything goes on the high seas. Turns out it’s not that simple. 

Fall Tv Guide

The Definitive Fall TV Survival Guide

By Meg Shields 

Full stream ahead!

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Men Behind the Curtain: The Art and Pop Culture That Influenced ‘The Wizard of Oz’

By Meg Shields 

Mussorgsky, ‘Metropolis,’ and Magicians — oh, my!

Mission Impossible Fallout Cliffhanger

How to Escalate a Franchise According to ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout’

By Meg Shields 

Mission: Impossible—Fallout shares a lot of beats with its predecessors. Why doesn’t it feel derivative?

List Better Movie Sequels

25 Movie Sequels That Are Better Than The Original

By Meg Shields 

New, improved: not every follow-up has to suck.