Sergio Leone’s Dollars Trilogy: A Fistful of Dollars

Clint Eastwood as the "Man with No Name" in A Fistful of Dollars

A Fistful of Dollars, released in 1964, was the first Western directed by Sergio Leone, as well as Clint Eastwood's first leading role. While it is arguably the weakest of the Dollars Trilogy, its importance and influence cannot be overstated. The stories that Leone would tell in his Westerns would become far more complex and …

On-Screen, Off-Screen: The Beauty and Wisdom of Sofia Coppola

Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson in Lost in Translation

“On-Screen, Off-Screen” is our monthly film series created to showcase a more personal retrospective about some of our favourite filmmakers. Each month, one 25YL staffer will choose one of their own favourite filmmakers---be it a director or performer or writer or composer or production designer, etc---and will analyse what it is about their on-screen work …

Lost: The End

  "We've been waiting for you." Lost ended its six year run in 2010. I can't believe that it has been nearly eight years since we witnessed the conclusion to one of the truly great shows of modern times. Considering the competition that Lost was facing off against during, before and following its run, that …