Movies

Movies, we love ’em. Film School Rejects covers a wide range of movie-related topics, from reviews of new releases to retrospectives on classic films. We also love making lists, writing essays about how our favorites were made, and talking about the most interesting projects in development.

For your consideration — our favorite movies from the last few years:

You can also browse our archives by genre — everything from Horror to Action to Comedy.

Netflix Streaming December 2021

What’s New to Stream on Netflix for December 2021

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‘Cobra Kai’! Leonardo DiCaprio! ‘The Witcher’! Jennifer Lawrence! Netflix is going out with a bang in the final month of this year.

The Darjeeling Limited Wes Anderson

Big Feels and Flat Affect: Why Wes Anderson Represses Emotion

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Ever wondered why the director of ‘The Royal Tenenbaums,’ ‘The Darjeeling Limited,’ and ‘The French Dispatch’ flattens emotion? We’ve got a video essay for that.

Castle Falls Dolph Lundgren

Dolph Lundgren Wants Action Without Superheroes

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We chat with the director about his movie ‘Castle Falls’ and why his fight scenes can’t afford spandex theatricality.

Horror Streaming December 2021

All the Horror You Need to Stream in December 2021

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Keep the spirits bright (and appeased) with this breakdown of all the horror films hitting (and ditching) streaming services this December.

The Reckless Moment Joan Bennett

The Suspense of Domesticity in Max Ophüls’ ‘The Reckless Moment’

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This lesser-known film noir starring Joan Bennett depicts how overwhelming being a woman and a mother was during the mid-20th century — and within a genre usually reserved for men.

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Paul Thomas Anderson’s Films, Ranked

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How do you rank a filmography full of bangers? Very carefully, it turns out.

House Of Gucci true story

12 Movies to Watch if You Like ‘House of Gucci’

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From ‘Casino’ to ‘Margot at the Wedding,’ there’s something here for every ‘House of Gucci’ fan.

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Why it Always Rains in David Fincher Movies

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Simply put, you cannot rain on Fincher’s parade.