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.

Jimmy Stewart Villain Roles

An All-American Degenerate: The Times James Stewart Played the Villain

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Inside you there are two Jimmy Stewarts: an all-American everyman and a sneering blackhat.

Cyrano Movie

The Real Story Behind ‘Cyrano’

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A look at the man known for his big nose and even bigger guts.

Tarantino Vega Brothers

Imagining the ‘Vega Brothers’ Movie Quentin Tarantino Never Made

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This fake trailer’s got F-bombs in spades. By which we mean: Felons, Firearms, and Family.

Best Scifi Fantasy Movies

The 15 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies of 2021

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Time-loops, clones, a King Shark, and a big green knight are just some of the things you’ll find on our annual spotlight on the year’s speculative fiction films.

Amazon Prime Video January

What’s New to Stream on Amazon Prime for January 2022

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Who’s up for a marathon of the first four Mission: Impossible movies?

Detention

Our Pick of the Week Brings Terror From Taiwan With ‘Detention’

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Plus 10 more new releases to watch at home this week on Blu-ray/DVD!

New On Hulu January

What’s New to Stream on Hulu for January 2022

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Plenty of older gems to binge on Hulu this month!

West Side Story Dance

A Brief History of How Street Dance Influenced the Movie Musical

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From “West Side Story’ to ‘In the Heights’ here’s a brief look at the way urban dance informs the modern movie musical.

Best Breakout Performances

The 15 Best Breakout Performances of 2021

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From seasoned professionals getting their long-overdue recognition to newcomers who were plucked from obscurity through pure chance, here are 15 performers who signaled a bright horizon for cinema this year.