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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The Worst Nuns of Cinema

By Meg Shields 

Bar nun, these sisters are the best of the worst.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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‘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.