Meg Shields

Based in the Pacific North West, Meg enjoys long scrambles on cliff faces and cozying up with a good piece of 1960s eurotrash. As a senior contributor at FSR, Meg's objective is to spread the good word about the best of sleaze, genre, and practical effects.
Monster Hirokazu Kore Eda

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s ‘Monster’ Wields Compassion Like a Sword

By Meg Shields 

If the final twenty minutes don’t make you cry, the “dedicated to Ryuichi Sakamoto” end credit will.

Horror Organ Transplants

10 Truly Offal Horror Films About Organ Transplants

By Meg Shields 

Hold onto your kidneys.

Erotic Horror Movies

10 Erotic Horror Movies to Frazzle the Prudes

By Meg Shields 

A list to get you all hot and slaughtered.

Zone Of Interest

‘Zone of Interest’ is a Sickening Depiction of Monstrous Mundanity

By Meg Shields 

In case you needed proof that Sandra Hüller is a generational talent.

The Royal Hotel

‘The Royal Hotel’ Fails to Fulfill its Ozploitation Promise

By Meg Shields 

You may want to check out early.

Evil Does Not Exist

‘Evil Does Not Exist’ Meditates on Mankind’s Inevitable Demise

By Meg Shields 

Eco-anxiety be damned, that udon sure looks good.

David Cronenberg Horror Movies

10 Best Horror Films Directed by David Cronenberg

By Meg Shields 

Thank you, King of Venereal Horror, for all that you do.

Horror Movies Morgue Scenes

Murders in the Movie Morgue: Horror’s Top 10 Morgue Scenes

By Meg Shields 

A list that will scare you stiff.

Tiff Midnight Madness

A Genre Buff’s Guide to the TIFF 2023 Midnight Madness Slate

By Meg Shields 

Don’t “Sleep” on these hot new genre flicks.