Meg Shields

Based in the Pacific North West, Meg enjoys long scrambles on cliff faces and cozying up with a good piece of 1960s eurotrash. As a senior contributor at FSR, Meg's objective is to spread the good word about the best of sleaze, genre, and practical effects.
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Game of Thrones: The 50 Best Villains

By Meg Shields 

There are a lot of bad eggs in Westeros. These fifty are the best of the worst.

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We Can Confirm That Netflix’s ‘Sex Education’ F*cks

By Meg Shields 

‘Sex Education’ is the latest in an emerging genre of sex-positive sex comedies that tackle what it means to be horny in the 21st Century. Why that rules, and our review:


My Body is Ready: Updates on the ‘Dune’ Remake

By Meg Shields 

The spice can’t flow soon enough.

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The Best Video Essays of 2018

By Meg Shields 

Are you not edu-tained? Here’s a roundup of our favorite video content from the past year.

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The Action Sequences that Kicked Ass in 2018

By Meg Shields 

Kick names. Take ass. Here are the best action sequences of the year.

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The Memorable On-Screen Deaths of 2018

By Meg Shields 

It’s been a doozy of a year for dying. Here are the 18 fictional deaths we just can’t shake.

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Netflix Wants to Have Its Theatrical Exhibition Cake and Stream It too

By Meg Shields 

Seeing films in theaters isn’t for everyone, but it should be something everyone has access to.

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10 Horror Comedies That Are Actually Horrifying

By Meg Shields 

Have it both ways. Here are ten films that hit the horrifically humorous sweet spot.


‘Castlevania’ Season 2 Review: Blood, Guts, and Backstory

By Meg Shields 

Some brooding vampire lords just want to watch the world burn. But mostly brood.