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.

Willem Dafoe Green Goblin

Green Goblin is Willem Dafoe’s Tragic Movie Monster

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In the dual roles of Norman Osborn and his maniacal alter ego Green Goblin, Dafoe pulled from classic horror to sketch out his tragic movie monster in the hit Marvel franchise.

Requiem For A Dream Score

Why Clint Mansell’s ‘Requiem for a Dream’ Score Gets Under Your Skin

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Musical motifs are one hell of a drug. Also, drugs are one hell of a drug.

Crash commentary

37 Things We Learned from David Cronenberg’s ‘Crash’ Commentary

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“One of the things that this movie does is it offers sequential sex scenes which is something that drives a lot of people mad.”

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance K

‘The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance’ Shines in Our Home Video Pick of the Week

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Plus 12 more new releases to watch at home this week on UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD!

Kay Francis in Mary Stevens Md

‘Mary Stevens, M.D.’ and the Approachable Modern Woman Kay Francis

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Even as a professional working woman in a man’s world, Kay Francis was able to be the feminine, approachable gateway into evolving gender roles.

Amazon Prime May

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

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One of the best films at this year’s Sundance is now an Amazon Prime Original.

Moonrise Kingdom Wes Anderson Symmetry

How Wes Anderson’s Symmetry Extends to Editing

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Perfectly balanced, as all things should be.