Farah Cheded

Farah Cheded is a Senior Contributor at Film School Rejects. Outside of FSR, she can be found having epiphanies about Martin Scorsese movies here @AttractionF and reviewing Columbo episodes here.
The Mercy Firth

‘The Mercy’ Review: Hidden Depths Steer this Biopic to Success

By Farah Cheded 

A surprisingly timely heart and nuanced performances from Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz mean ‘The Mercy’ is about much more than just sailing.

Homecoming Julia Roberts

Drop What You’re Doing and Watch ‘Homecoming’

By Farah Cheded 

Based on the hit podcast, Amazon’s Homecoming is surely one of the best TV shows of the year.

For All Mankind Earth Rise

The Deep Impact of ‘For All Mankind’ on ‘First Man’

By Farah Cheded 

Al Reinert’s seminal space documentary leaves its mark on First Man’s surface.

The Vanishing

The Subversive Horror of ‘The Vanishing’

By Farah Cheded 

‘The Vanishing’ makes both victim and villain of its audience.

Peterloo Mike Leigh

‘Peterloo’ Review: A Passionate Remedy for Political Complacency (LFF)

By Farah Cheded 

Mike Leigh’s new film is a sincere, belated elegy that successfully brings into the light a dark chapter of British history.

They Shall Not Grow Old Bw Color

‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ Review: Peter Jackson Brings WWI To Life In This Extraordinary Colorized Documentary (LFF)

By Farah Cheded 

Far from being a gimmick, the colorization of First World War footage in Peter Jackson’s new documentary restores that moment in history to its proper rawness.

Little Drummer Girl Pugh Skarsgard

‘The Little Drummer Girl’ Review: Park Chan-wook Brings His Signature Style to TV (LFF)

By Farah Cheded 

The ‘Oldboy’ director is a surprising choice to direct the latest John le Carré adaptation, but we think it works.

Happy New Year Colin Burstead

‘Happy New Year, Colin Burstead’ Review: A Violence-Free Ben Wheatley Movie is Born (LFF)

By Farah Cheded 

Ben Wheatley’s holiday drama is almost nothing like his previous work.

Beautiful Boy Carell Chalamet

‘Beautiful Boy’ Review: Timothée Chalamet Provides the Hits In This Hit and Miss Addiction Drama (LFF)

By Farah Cheded 

Beautiful Boy feels like a horror movie primarily directed at the parents in its audience.