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.

Venom Let There Be Carnage

‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Nearly Achieves Rom-Com Delight

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“I’m just a Symbiote, standing in front of a boy…” If only comic book franchises and their audiences were ready for the love affair this sequel demands.

Wings Tracking Dolly Shot

How They Filmed the Café Dolly Shot in ‘Wings’

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No, there wasn’t a buzzsaw attached to the camera. But that’s a free idea if anyone wants it…

Belfast Movies True Story

The Real Story Behind Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Belfast’

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The award-winning film is based on the years before Branagh’s family fled Northern Ireland amidst the violence known as the Troubles.

The River Jean Renoir

The Soft-Spoken Coming of Age Splendor of Jean Renoir’s ‘The River’

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Technicolor growing pains, soft-spoken narration, and a commanding feminist point of view. Here’s a look at what makes Renoir’s first color feature so great.

Craig and de Armas in No Time To Die

‘No Time to Die’ Says Bye to Bond with Big Action and Bigger Emotion

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Daniel Craig’s run as James Bond comes to a fitting end.

Watermelon Man

Melvin Van Peebles Comes to Criterion for Our Pick of the Week

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Plus 11 more new releases to watch at home this week on 4K, Blu-ray, and DVD!

Best Supporting Actors Tiff

6 Scene-Stealing Performances at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival

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Where’d that scene go? Somebody stole it! Quick! Call the cops!

Henry Golding in Snake Eyes

Beyond Henry Golding’s Romantic Versatility

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His pulsating charisma coupled with a sustained retention of mega mainstream currency is a match made in movie heaven.