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.

Review: Towelhead


Alan Ball goes back to his American Beauty form with a story of a young girl’s struggle to understand her own sexual obsessions.

Foreign Objects: Restraint


With a dearth in well-known Australian cinema, Rob Hunter finds a diamond in the outback that’s a must-see for thriller fans.

The Stretch: The True Message of The Day the Earth Stood Still


On the inaugural edition of The Stretch, I clear the air about The Day the Earth Stood Still and its anti-Communist message.

Foreign Objects: CJ7


Stephen Chow tugs at our heartstrings with poop jokes in his first family film.

Foreign Objects: Chocolate


Get ready for flying fruit, knives, and fat kids… there’s a ton of ass-kicking coming out of Thailand.

Foreign Objects: The Girls Rebel Force of Competitive Swimmers


In honor of Michael Phelps, I wanted to pick a film that shared his enthusiasm for water sports. I knew my search was over when I came across The Girls Rebel Force of Competitive Swimmers.

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Eleven French Films for People Who Hate French Films


A wise man once said, “French films are… too French.” For those who agree, here’s a list of eleven French films that will make you want to break out your DVD player’s poor, neglected subtitle option.

Foreign Objects: Sukiyaki Western Django


Foreign Objects travels the world of international cinema each week to highlight films worth visiting. So renew your passport, get your shots, and brush up on the local age of legal consent, this week we’re heading to… Japan!

Chariots Of Fire

Ten Great Movies that Capture the Olympic Spirit


If you are sitting on your couch watching Michael Phelps try and break the record set by Mark Spitz or watching the American women’s gymnastics team try and tumble their way past China this week and you feel like you need a little extra inspiration, these ten films should do the trick quite nicely.