Film School Rejects

Movies, TV, and Culture

Latest articles

Low Stakes, High Reward: The Appeal of a Seth Rogen Comedy

Welcome to The Queue — your daily distraction of curated video content sourced from across the web. Like his mentor Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen has mastered the art of smuggling humanity into his films under the guise of stupidity. Not that there’s anything wrong with stupidity. We certainly enjoy a good dick joke around these parts. But Rogen’s films...

What to Read Alongside ‘The Old Guard’ Comic Series

This article is part of The Reading List, a monthly column in which we encourage you to take your enthusiasm for a particularly groovy film and direct it into a wide array of extracurricular studies. This one begins with The Old Guard comic series and expands from there. Before the third issue of The Old Guard comic series was ever published, Skydance...

You Can Always Tell When Green Screen is Bad

Welcome to The Queue — your daily distraction of curated video content sourced from across the web. There is something endearing about terrible green screen. Like an extra staring into the camera or an in-frame boom mic, bad green screen is an imperfection that reminds us that films are made by humans. And humans invariably make mistakes. Like all...

All 55 Bond Girls Ranked

The name’s Bond. Bondathon. With 24 official James Bond films to conquer before No Time To Die hits theaters (someday!), Bond fan Anna Swanson and Bond newbie Meg Shields are diving deep on 007. With shaken martinis and beluga caviar in hand, the Double Take duo is making their way through the Bond corpus by era, so hang up your hats and pay attention....

What’s New to Stream on Amazon Prime for July 2020

Amazon Prime Video is the only streaming service with a cost that also gets you free shipping, and that my friends is a deal. They’re in the original programming game, but their biggest offering remains the ton of films available to watch anytime for Prime members. The complete list of new titles available to stream on Amazon Prime this month is below,...

How Filmmakers Use the Binary of Black-And-White

Welcome to The Queue — your daily distraction of curated video content sourced from across the web. Everyone has an opinion about black and white films. For some, black and white has a timelessness that color can’t quite capture. But for others, black and white “just isn’t for them.” And that’s fine. We can all agree that the world would be a dull...

Introduction to Film History Can Start at an Early Age

Welcome to Cinephile Summer Camp, a new column dedicated to introducing children to classic movies as well as learning about film history and other subjects through cinema. Your kids are out of school for the summer and stuck mostly indoors due to the coronavirus. What are they to do? Play board games and read books all day, every day? Binge-watch...

Want to Break Your Brain? Watch ‘A Mind Sang’

Welcome to The Queue — your daily distraction of curated video content sourced from across the web. There are some things animation is capable of that live-action cannot replicate. It is difficult to imagine A Mind Sang in any other format. In the short film, a woman sees how similar her child’s life will be to her own. Peering into impressionistic...

What A Vase Can Teach Us About The Filmography of Yasujiro Ozu

Welcome to The Queue — your daily distraction of curated video content sourced from across the web. Like all the great directors, you’ll know within about five seconds if you’re watching a Yasujiro Ozu film. His directorial style is notoriously distinct and consistent, riddled with recurring motifs, preoccupations, themes, shots, and relationships....

Watch ‘Hamilton,’ Then Watch These Movies

Welcome to Movie DNA, a column that recognizes the direct and indirect cinematic roots of new movies. Learn some film history, become a more well-rounded viewer, and enjoy likeminded works of the past. One of the most anticipated film events of the decade is now available to stream with a Disney+ subscription. Hamilton, the meticulously shot and...

Discover, share and read the best on the web

Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters! Get unfiltered news feeds or filter them to your liking.

Get Inoreader
Inoreader - Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters!