The Queue

The Queue is an oft-recurring column in which Meg Shields provides you with a distraction of curated video content sourced from across the web.

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The Color Theory of Jordan Peele

The world of Jordan Peele might be a nightmare but at least it looks stunning. Read More

From ‘First Man’ to 007: The Cinematography of Linus Sandgren

Want to know more about the 'No Time to Die' cinematographer? Can't say we blame you. Read More

The Complicated History of Horror Movies and Insane Asylums

A crutch, a mainstay, an effective setting in the right hands: let's talk about horror movie insane asylums. Read More

On ‘Rope’: How Hitchcock Kept His Long Take Movie Suspenseful

Here's how Hitch keeps us at the end of our rope ... with suspense! Read More

Simply Haunting: Nicole Kidman’s Performance in ‘The Others’

That darned ghost of Scientology -- always lurking around every corner! Read More