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.
Propaganda Films Red Rock West

The Infectious Cinephilia of ‘Red Rock West’

By Meg Shields 

For a film rich with twists and turns, Red Rock West’s journey to the big screen was fittingly circuitous.

Infinity War Thor

Getting a Grip on the ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Box Office Records

By Meg Shields 

A layman’s guide to the godawful amount of money ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ is making.

Tv Guide

The Definitive Summer TV 2018 Survival Guide

By Meg Shields 

Need a (TV) guide? We’re here to help.

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The Best Summer Movie Ever is ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

By Meg Shields 

Witness: Fury Road is the ultimate summer blockbuster! Everything else is MEDIOCRE!

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Rite of Spring: 14 Movies About Fresh Starts

By Meg Shields 

Spring has sprung! Here are 14 spring-cleaning inspiring films about dusting yourself off and starting fresh.

Rise Films Plebs Hulu

Drop What You’re Doing and Watch ‘Plebs’

By Meg Shields 

Salve film nerds. Are you watching Plebs? The filthy, funny, feel-good sitcom set in ancient Rome? You should be.  

Santa Clarita Diet Netflix

‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Season 2 Has Heart (Delicious, Delicious Heart)

By Meg Shields 

Meat’s back on the menu with round two of Netflix’s premiere cannibalistic suburban sitcom.

The Terror

‘The Terror’ is a Miserable 19th-Century Horrorshow (And I Loved It)

By Meg Shields 

‘The Thing’ by way of ‘Master and Commander’ with a splash of ‘Alien’?  I’ll take ten.

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The Comfort Food Factor of ‘Queer Eye’

By Meg Shields 

With warmth and wish-fulfillment, Netflix’s Queer Eye tackles the transformative power of self-love and finding common ground.