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.

Drew Barrymore in Scream

13 Movies to Watch if You Like Wes Craven’s ‘Scream’

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Do you like scary movies? We sure do. Here are some that remind us a whole lot of Wes Craven’s meta-horror classic.

Steve McQueen in The Great Escape

Steve McQueen Makes ‘The Great Escape’ Towards Our Pick of the Week

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Plus 14 more new releases to watch at home this week on UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD!

Courteney Cox In Scream

Courteney Cox Gave Heart to the Heartless in ‘Scream’

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Cox smartly resisted making her character, Gale Weathers, a stereotype of tabloid journalism by playing her with compassion in Wes Craven’s meta-horror classic.

Spider Man No Way Home Ending

Are We Sure That’s Peter Parker in ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’?

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We examine how Uncle Ben factors into the MCU Spider-Man and whether or not the ‘No Way Home’ climax presents a brand new Peter Parker.

Interrogation Scenes

Anatomy of an Interrogation Scene

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High contrast lighting and over-the-shoulder shots? Must be an interrogation scene.

New Filmmakers

The 15 Most Interesting New Filmmakers We Met in 2021

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

Jessica Chastain and Lupita Nyong'o in The 355

‘The 355’ is a Bland and By the Numbers Action Film

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Come for a strong cast, then wonder why they’re there in the first place.

Best Movies Directed By Women

15 Great 2021 Movies Directed By Women

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With this list, you can watch great movies and support strides towards gender equity while you do it. What could be better than that?