Lists

Since our inception, the team here at Film School Rejects has always loved researching, assembling, and endlessly debating in list form. From giant genre-themed lists to prompts with a bit more specificity, list-making is one of our most beloved pastimes. We even have several list-centric recurring columns, such as Beat the Algorithm and Movie DNA. Here are a few of our favorites to get you started:

Timely Lists

The Best of All-Time

One Perfect Shot Collections

Ranking Every Episode

Ranking Filmographies

List Projects and Series

Explore our latest lists below

Critic’s Picks: The Best Films of 2021

This year's top fifteen films come from France, Japan, Denmark, Norway, the UK, and the US, and they run the… Read More

In 2021, Pop Culture Went Beyond The Binary

Last year saw more on-screen projects from non-binary and gender non-conforming creators than ever before. Read More

The 15 Best TV Characters of 2021

From an anime villain to a mafioso to a pair of billionaires with outsize personalities, these characters were the most… Read More

The 15 Most Interesting New Filmmakers We Met in 2021

In a mystifying year, we found hope in these fifteen filmmakers. Their art has our backs. Read More

15 Great 2021 Movies Directed By Women

With this list, you can watch great movies and support strides towards gender equity while you do it. What could… Read More

The 15 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies of 2021

Time-loops, clones, a King Shark, and a big green knight are just some of the things you'll find on our… Read More

The 15 Best TV Shows of 2021

Hundreds of shows aired in 2021. Here, TV critic Valerie Ettenhofer picks 15 of the best ones. Read More

The 15 Best Breakout Performances of 2021

From seasoned professionals getting their long-overdue recognition to newcomers who were plucked from obscurity through pure chance, here are 15… Read More

The Best Movie Scores of 2021

Join us as we count down the 15 best movie scores from 2021, which was a surprisingly good year for… Read More