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.

Moonage Daydream

‘Moonage Daydream’ is an Ambitious, Thrilling Portrait of David Bowie


Your eyes and ears will be grateful you saw this immersive documentary.

Laura Palmer Dead Girl

Unpacking the “Dead Girl” Trope


Dead girls tell no tales … unless they’re in a movie.

The Void

Gazing Into ‘The Void’: Lovecraftian Horror Done Right


Statistically, you’re more likely to die in a hospital than anywhere else. Especially if there’s an Eldrich abomination in the basement.

Barbarian Explained

The Ending of ‘Barbarian’ Explained


In addition to being a downright terrifying horror flick, ‘Barbarian’ shrewdly explores themes of abuse and trauma.


‘Margaux’ Has Silly Fun with the Terrors of Technology


Yet another reason to skip Airbnb and stick with hotels.

Banshees Of Inisherin

‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ Is Martin McDonagh At His Most Tender


The Irish playwright’s fourth feature gets to the heart of friendship and loneliness in his most relatable film yet.

Barbarian Review

‘Barbarian’ Is a Relentlessly Terrifying Horror Feat That Will Keep You Guessing


There’s one thing you can be sure of when watching this new horror movie: you have no idea what comes next.

Netflix Guide September

What’s New to Stream on Netflix for September 2022


Looking for what’s new to Netflix for September 2022? We have you covered here with a look at everything hitting the streamer this month.

Reality Bites

Gen Z Deserves More Slacker Movies


Here’s a video essay that makes a case for finding the Gen Z equivalent of Richard Linklater.