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.

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10 Films That Make Us Feel More American

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Back in 2008, we waved the red, white, and blue as we showcased our favorite patriotic movies.

Foreign Objects: The Lives of Others

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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… Germany!

Foreign Objects: Tokyo Gore Police

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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!

Foreign Objects: In Bruges

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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 the United Kingdom!

Foreign Objects: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

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Last week we descended into the bowels of The Machine Girl and came out sticky, tingly, and feeling just a little bit dirty… so this week I’m going to class things up a bit by covering an award-winning film that doesn’t involve Japanese schoolgirls or geysers of blood.

Foreign Objects: The Machine Girl

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The 9th Annual Golden Trailer awards honored the best previews of the year this week, with one very obvious omission — the best trailer of the year: The Machine Girl.

Foreign Objects: Jackie Chan’s Armour of God I & II

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In honor of Indiana Jones week here at FSR, today’s installment of Foreign Objects will take a look at the best Raiders of the Lost Ark homage/rip-off ever made. Luckily (and not coincidentally) it just so happens to be a foreign film.

The Proper Care and Feeding of an American Messiah

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From the elongated name to its Sahara-dry wit, An American Messiah is indie all around the edges. It borrows from the awkward-stare classroom of comedy that Christopher Guest perfected and Michael Scott made new again, but director Christopher Hansen and company have chosen to focus on The Almighty. Sort of.

Prince Caspian Will Have His Portrait Done as Dorian Gray

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While he’s brandishing a sword at the box office to fight for Narnia now, Ben Barnes will soon be stepping out of the chain mail and into the picture frame. He’s signed on to play the title role for a new adaptation of the Oscar Wilde novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray.”