Meg Shields

Meg Shields is the humble farm boy of your dreams and a senior contributor at Film School Rejects. She currently runs three columns at FSR: The Queue, How'd They Do That?, and Horrorscope. She is also a curator for One Perfect Shot and a freelance writer for hire. Meg can be found screaming about John Boorman's 'Excalibur' on Twitter here: @TheWorstNun. (She/Her).
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Simply Haunting: Nicole Kidman’s Performance in ‘The Others’

By Meg Shields 

That darned ghost of Scientology — always lurking around every corner!

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Is Christopher Nolan’s ‘Insomnia’ a Successful Remake?

By Meg Shields 

Eh, maybe we’ll sleep on it.

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‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ And How to Survive Being Very Online

By Meg Shields 

Is anyone else craving an everything bagel? Just us?

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The Artificial Heart of ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

By Meg Shields 

From stifling sets to cold dialogue, here’s how artificiality informs the work of Yorgos Lanthimos, especially ‘A Killing of a Sacred Deer.’

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Let There Be Lumières: The Early Days of Cinema, Explained

By Meg Shields 

Turns out that making bank on technological spectacle is at the backbone of movie making. Cool.

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Dynamation Explained: How Ray Harryhausen Integrated Stop-Motion Elements to Live Action

By Meg Shields 

Patience and artistry strikes again!

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Why Sam Raimi’s Montage Scene in ‘The Hudsucker Proxy’ Rules

By Meg Shields 

Sam Raimi’s montages run circles around most directors’.

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It is Time To Listen: The Sound Design of David Cronenberg

By Meg Shields 

The new flesh makes all kinds of noises (most of it is squelching).

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Why American International Pictures Made Movies Backwards

By Meg Shields 

Hate clickbait? Blame AIP.