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 …

Favorites: Top Five Animated Halloween Specials

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 …

Halloween III: Season of the Witch – Why People Hate One of My Favorite Movies & Why I Don’t Care

Halloween III: Season of the Witch follows Dr. Challis (Tom Atkins) and Ellie Grimbridge (Stacey Nelkin), who is trying to find out why her father---who was brought into Challis’ hospital at the beginning of the film---was murdered by a man who promptly went out to his car and lit himself on fire (causing one of …

Halloween ’78

The Shape/Michael Myers is the psychotic subject of John Carpenter and Debra Hill’s infamous 1978 babysitter-come-heroine tale, Halloween. The film is iconic in nearly every facet of cinematic culture, from its claustrophobic camera work that induces anxiety and the feeling of being stalked for the audience, to the universally known score (that only took John Carpenter …