The Other Side of the Wind: A Netflix Original Film

Orson Welles' final film, The Other Side of the Wind

The Other Side of the Wind, a film that took nearly 50 years to piece together, is currently streaming on Netflix. That sentence alone would be enough to make the man that made the film look at you cross-eyed, and unless you're previously acquainted with Orson Welles' work, life, and turbulent relationship with Hollywood, hearing that …

The Romanoffs: End of the Line

Our coverage of the 8-part Amazon Prime series The Romanoffs from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner continues with Lindsay Stamhuis’s analysis of the seventh episode, “End of the Line” There's a moment in this week's episode of The Romanoffs that absolutely blew me away: where the tension of what we've seen up to this point dissolves into the kind of existential angst …

The Twin Peaks: Las Vegas Thanksgiving Special – The FrogBug That Came To Dinner

Welcome back to Twin Peaks: Las Vegas, my “reviews” of the imaginary Twin Peaks spin-off sitcom! This week on the Twin Peaks: Las Vegas Thanksgiving Special, Janey-E goes into overdrive to save everything when the Jones house has to be fumigated days before the holiday. The show opens by moving through the Jones house, feasting …

Shudder Saturday: Monstervision, Creepshow, Joe Bob Briggs, And Tom Atkins

Author's note: It should be noted that the original Creepshow isn't actually streaming on Shudder. However, Creepshow 2 is, and Shudder announced earlier this year that they are starting up a series based on Creepshow set to debut in 2019. Furthermore, Joe Bob Briggs appears to be a new fixture on Shudder, so this article …

Favorites: Opening Title Sequences

Here at 25YLSite, we handle a lot of heavy lifting. Analysis, interpretation, deep discussion, introspective interviews…you name it, we've got it. "Favorites" takes a lighter approach to the material we normally cover. Each week, we will take you through a list of favorites---whether it's moments, scenes, episodes, characters, lines of dialogue, whatever!---in bite-sized articles perfect …

The Secret History of Twin Peaks: ‘The Archivist’ Major Garland Briggs (Secrets and Mysteries Part 10)

So we have reached the end of 25 Years Later's examining of Mark Frost's novel, The Secret History of Twin Peaks. I have been tasked with piecing together what is perhaps the most enigmatic and complex story---that of The Archivist himself; Major Garland Briggs. The big questions are why did he compile this Dossier? And …

American Horror Story: Apocalypse- “Apocalypse Then” (S8E10)

Finales are always a difficult thing to get right as there's always the issue of making sure the viewers get the answers to all of their questions, getting the pacing right and ensuring a satisfying conclusion. American Horror Story has always had issues when it comes to their finales in that they always seem rushed …