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.

Jurassic Park Deus Ex Machina

How to Spot a Deus Ex Machina: The Narrative Trope Explained

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Here’s a video essay that explains the narrative device, its strengths, and its weaknesses.

Horror Lists Witch Movies

10 Witch Horror Movies Offering More than Pointy Hats and Broomsticks

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These witches are more than a bubbling cauldron; they are downright nasty.

Days Of Horror Shocking Fantasy

10 Moments Where Fantasy Films Felt Like Horror Movies

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Sometimes, the dorky genre Venn Diagram is a circle.

King Richard Will Smith

The Real Story Behind ‘King Richard’

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We break down the true story of the man who raised and coached Venus and Serena Williams.

Penelope Cruz in Parallel Mothers

Almodóvar’s ‘Parallel Mothers’ is an Emotional Rollercoaster of Maternity

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Who we love and why we love them is as much a product of bloodline as it is of circumstance, of conditioning, of initial connection

Maria Candelaria golden age of mexican cinema

An Introduction to the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema

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Textbooks out, class, it’s time for some international cinema history.

best horror Anthology Movies

10 Best Horror Anthology Movies

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If you love your horror bite-sized, then these anthology movies are the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth.

No Time to Die James Bond

‘No Time to Die’ Underperforms in Lowest Opening for Daniel Craig’s James Bond

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The new 007 film proves it’s no time to die at the box office, but it’s still not time to live your best life.