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.

Dear Evan Hansen true story

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ is Done Winning

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The latest Broadway musical adaptation has been panned by critics, and its opening weekend box office failed to meet expectations. But moviegoers do seem to enjoy it.

Star Wars

A Brief History of Marcia Lucas’ Role in the Star Wars Universe

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Marcia Lucas is responsible for some of the original ‘Star Wars’ trilogy’s most iconic moments. She also hates the latest films.

Pedro Almodovar Centered Cinematography

The Center-Framed Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar

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Arguably one of the most visually identifiable directors working today, here’s a quick celebration of the center frames of Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Should Have Been Stuffed Into a Locker and Forgotten

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You’ll find it hard to care despite the film’s insistence that you probably should.

Found Footage and Truth: Dashcam

How a New Wave of Found Footage Films Are Tackling Truth

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With three big titles in found footage coming soon, the format is more important than ever in interrogating our understanding of truth.

Natasha Braier Cinematography

From ‘XXY’ to ‘The Neon Demon’: The Cinematography of Natasha Braier

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A bold, uncompromising voice in cinematography: here’s a quick intro to what defines the work of Natasha Braier.