The Queue

The Beginner’s Guide to Diegetic and Non-Diegetic Sound Design

Hey did you hear that? If you're a character in a movie, it's probably diegetic. Read More

What the Mall Scene in ‘Jackie Brown’ Can Teach Us About Tarantino’s Quietest Film

Tarantino loves to mess with chronology. With one notable exception. Read More

From Bava to Bresson: The Films That Inspired ‘Taxi Driver’

Femme Fatales, post-war disorientation, and voice-over? Huh. Maybe 'Taxi Driver' is a noir film. Read More

Want a Lesson in Hitchcockian Suspense? Look to Mr. Bean.

*Insert Alfred Hitchcock and Mr. Bean handshake meme here* Read More

The Story of How Scorsese’s First Movie Saw The Light of Day

Turns out it takes a village to make a Martin Scorsese debut feature. Or at least one Haig Manoogian. Read More

Believe It Or Not, There Was a ‘Star Wars’ Disco Soundtrack

Grandpa Simpson voice: "It was the style at the time!" Read More

Why You Should Support a Visual Effects Artists’ Union

VFX govern our movies now more than ever ... so why are studios (and certain directors) treating VFX artists like… Read More