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Film School Rejects

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Past articles by Anna:

The Best Breakout Performances of 2022

From the best child performance you'll see all year to exemplary scene stealers, these are the best breakout performances of 2022. → Read More

10 Best Horror Movie Characters Who Died First

Oftentimes characters don't need to make it to the end of the movie in order to still be memorable and worth mourning. → Read More

10 Most Unshakable High School Horror Movies

Witches, werewolves, and the mile run in gym class. If there's one thing high school can deliver, it's a good horror premise. → Read More

10 Most Unsettling Body Horror Movies

Gross, horrifying, and devilishly creative, these are the best body horror films we recommend if you're willing to risk losing your lunch. → Read More

10 Most Memorable Horror Movies About Revenge

No other genre can deliver like horror when it comes to getting even. Look no further than our top ten horror movies about revenge. → Read More

Best of the Fest: The Biggest Winners of TIFF 2022

Now that the dust has settled, our two Canadian critics are ready to weigh in on the best of the fest and the biggest winners of TIFF 2022. → Read More

‘The Kingdom: Exodus’ Is A Welcome Return For One Of Lars von Trier’s Strangest Creations

Denmark's greatest provocateur is back with The Kingdom: Exodus — the most surreal and funniest TV season you'll see this year. → Read More

'One Fine Morning' Is Brilliant And Touching, Except When It's Not

Mia Hansen-Løve's One Fine Morning is partly an empathetic study of family and partly a retreading of topics better covered elsewhere. → Read More

'The Fabelmans' is a Personal Journey Through Memories and Moviemaking

Steven Spielberg's autobiographical drama The Fablemans is as touching as you expect and even more thoughtful than you might imagine. → Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Essential Erotic Thrillers

In honor of the release of Adrian Lyne's Deep Water, we present a primer on the erotic thriller genre, from its film noir roots forward. → Read More

Movie of the Year: The Matrix Resurrections

An astoundingly beautiful continuation of one of the most important franchises ever made. Why The Matrix Resurrections is the movie of 2021. → Read More

13 Movies to Watch if You Like Wes Craven’s ‘Scream’

From masked killers to meta-humor. These are the movies we recommend you stream if you like Wes Craven's horror classic Scream. → Read More

The Best Paul Thomas Anderson Movies Ranked

From a plague of frogs to a journey through the past, we sort through the exemplary works of Paul Thomas Anderson and rank his movies. → Read More

12 Movies to Watch if You Like Steven Spielberg’s ‘Duel’

Big cars, big thrills, and big egos. These are the movies we recommend you stream if you like Steven Spielberg's Duel. → Read More

10 Best Late Franchise Horror Movie Gems

Join us for a celebration of late franchise horror gems where there are treasures to be found in sequels way past the third film. → Read More

James Bond's Swan Song: Reflections on the Daniel Craig Era

Daniel Craig's rebellious run as James Bond is more divisive than you'd think. Our Double Take duo investigate his five movies as 007. → Read More

10 Best Vampire Movies That Don't Star Dracula

It all started with Dracula, but the best vampire movies have come a long way since then. We're here to celebrate the bloody good times. → Read More

10 Best Horror Movies You Can Probably Show Your Kids

Looking for the best spooky, but still kid-friendly horror films that the creepy, scary, nightmare-inducing genre has to offer. Here ya go! → Read More

12 Movies To Watch If You Like David Cronenberg’s ‘The Fly’

From goopy body horror to meditations on mortality, here are the best movies like David Cronenberg's 'The Fly' available to stream. → Read More

13 Movies to Watch if You Like 'The Fast and the Furious'

We recommend 13 streaming picks for fans of 2001's The Fast and the Furious, from action-packed heists to exhilarating racing movies. → Read More