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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From ‘Zola’ to ‘The Power of the Dog’: The Cinematography of Ari Wegner

Want to know more modern-day women cinematographers by name? Ari Wegner is a good place to start. Read More

Why More Movie Directors Should Weaponize the Title Card

Why aren't more directors using opening title cards as a storytelling device? Read More

Disney and the Movie Theater Monopoly of Madness

Why does Disney's vice grip on movie theaters feel so threatening these days? Read More

Unpacking the Crossover Mega-Success of ‘RRR’

If you STILL haven't seen the best film of the year, this is your sign! Run don't walk! Read More

Do You Hear What I Hear?: An Intro to Expressionistic Sound Design

Gotham has romantic rain, tension rain ... detectiv-ing rain ... Read More

Why Clint Mansell’s ‘Requiem for a Dream’ Score Gets Under Your Skin

Musical motifs are one hell of a drug. Also, drugs are one hell of a drug. Read More

How Wes Anderson’s Symmetry Extends to Editing

Perfectly balanced, as all things should be. Read More