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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Hallowed Ground: Why You Should Watch ‘The Borderlands’

Hope you like the words "cave" and "acid" in the same sentence. Read More

How ‘Hedgehog in the Fog’ Used Allegory to Critique the USSR

"In the evenings, the little Hedgehog went to the Bear Cub to count stars..." Read More

Where is the ‘Fast and Furious’ Franchise Going, Exactly?

We may have nitro'd too close to the sun, boys. Read More

Gentle Reminder That Whole Other Guy Co-Wrote ‘Pulp Fiction’

Samuel L. Jackson be like: What does Roger Avary look like? Read More

Why Do So Many Short Films Have That “Look”?

Moral of the story: color grading is a storytelling device. Read More

The Ballad of Howard Beale: Why We Keep Misreading ‘Network’

"Good morning, Mr. Beale. They tell me you're a madman." Read More