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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I Shot Andy Warhol

The Confrontational Empathy of ‘I Shot Andy Warhol’


Obligatory “but I didn’t shoot the deputy.”

Travis Bickle Food

Let’s Talk About Travis Bickle’s Bread and Brandy Cereal


A way to a young man’s self-destructive rage is through his stomach.

John Wick Red

More Stuntmen Should Be Directing Action Movies


Lights, camera, roundhouse kick!

Turning Red Congee

Congee and Bagels: The Food that Defined the 2023 Oscar Movies


Let Raccacoonie cook.

The Turin Horse

The Apocalyptic Cinema of Béla Tarr


Here’s a look at what makes Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr a name worth knowing for international cinephiles.

Barry Lyndon Candlelight

A Beginner’s Guide to Low Light Cinematography


It’s lights out for some cinematographers. No. Literally.

Blade Runner Eye and camera aperture

Ask a Filmmaker: What Is the Frame Rate of the Human Eye?


Say it with me: The eye is not a camera!

The Devil's Backbone Bomb

The Ticking Time Bomb of ‘The Devil’s Backbone’


(and it’s /not/ the bomb)

Waltz on screen: Last Year At Marienbad

Why the Waltz Works So Well On-Screen


Can we have this dance?