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.
Days Cosmic

10 Mind-Bending Cosmic Horror Films

By Meg Shields 

A list that’ll make you lose your mind. 

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!

Actual Header

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?