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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John Woo action Hard Target Jcvd

There are Action Directors and Then There’s John Woo

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Cue the doves.

Noroi The Curse

Subverting Found Footage: The Uncanny Realism of ‘Noroi: The Curse’

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Mockumentary > Found Footage

Wim Wenders Road Trilogy Kings Of The Road

Wim Wenders: King of the Road Movie

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We’re always down to hit the post-war road with Wim.

R Lee Ermey Full Metal Jacket

How R. Lee Ermey Made a Gunnery Sergeant an Icon

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You maggots interested in learning a thing or two about R. Lee Ermey?

Vertical Cinema Damien Chazelle

The Vertical Cinematography of Damien Chazelle’s ‘The Stunt Double’

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Sure, you’d watch a film shot on an iPhone, but what if it were shot vertically?

Stuart Gordon and Jeffrey Combs Reanimator

Celebrating the Deadly Duo of Stuart Gordon and Jeffrey Combs

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A video tribute to one of genre film’s most enduring team-ups.

Pedro Almodovar design

The Total Design of Pedro Almodóvar

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Almodóvar is anything but subtle. And that’s a good thing.

Salo Ceremonial Costume

Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Cinema of Transgression

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Here’s a video essay on why Pier Paolo Pasolini was the master of crossing the line.

Y Tu Mama Tambien voiceover

How ‘Y Tu Mamá También’ Gets Voiceover Narration Right

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Here’s a video essay on how the voiceover narration in ‘Y Tu Mamá También’ teases out a political and personal consciousness.