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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What Bong Joon-ho Can Teach Us About Transnational Cinema


Time to dig into some film theory.

Backstroke Of The West Star Wars Fan Edit

The Ramifications of Remix Culture: A Brief History of the Fan Edit


The author is dead. Long live the author.

Spider Man Into The Spider Verse animation frame rate

Why a Higher Frame Rate Doesn’t Automatically Make Animation Better


Sometimes less is more.

To Live And Die In La Money

Show Me the (Fake) Money: The Art and Artifice of Prop Currency


(Fake) money makes the cinema world go round.

Tropic Thunder film within a film

Farce and Fiction: What Makes a Great Movie Within a Movie


Why aren’t we calling movies within movies “cinemaception” though?

Death Becomes Her Moving Master Shot

What Robert Zemeckis Can Teach Us About the Moving Master Shot


Want to get a lot of coverage with fewer set-ups? Consider opting for a moving master.

The Shining Pov Shot

Watching and Being Watched: The Narrative Power of the POV Shot


A little perspective never hurt anybody.

American Honey Sasha Lane

How the Female Gaze of ‘American Honey’ Unsettles the Road Movie


Anyone else feel like going for a little drive?

Moon Duncan Jones Sam Rockwell

Getting to Know You/rself: The Confrontational Humanism of ‘Moon’


Time to add ‘Moon’ to the “Quarantine Vibes” pile.