Freddy vs Jason: A Roundtable Discussion On The Showdown Between Icons

Freddy vs Jason (2003)

Recently our Editor in Chief Andrew Grevas hosted a panel discussion between four 25YL staffers on Freddy vs Jason, the 2003 film that finally pitted the horror icons against each other, after years of rumors and anticipation. The panel for this discussion (Martin Hearn, Anthony Divers, Holiday Godfrey and Jason Sheppard) had a wide variety …

Michael Beasley on Escape at Dannemora, Bloodline, Eastbound & Down, Denzel Washington & More!

Actor Michael Beasley (Escape at Dannemora)

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with actor Michael Beasley, who is quickly making a name for himself in Hollywood. Called "the King of Hollywood South" by none other than Denzel Washington, Michael has appeared in well over 60 productions in less than ten years time. In this interview, we got to discuss some …

Bright Lights & Lonely Nights: The Legacy & Impact of The Wrestler 10 Years Later

Mickey Rourke as Randy "The Ram" Robinson

I remember seeing The Wrestler in a small theater called The Esquire here in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was a theater that typically featured independent releases and is located in a more art-friendly part of town. Any film directed by Darren Aronofsky, especially then, was likely to be well attended at that theater, but I remember …

Remaking a Classic: Revisiting the Friday the 13th Remake 10 Years Later

Derek Mears as Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th (2009)

While Hollywood as a whole is known for an abundance of remakes, the horror genre stands out as having an incredibly high amount of popular films remade. Remakes amongst horror fans are a controversial topic, and many horror fans are purists and don't want to see films they love re-envisioned. Then there are other horror …

The Terrifying Sounds of Silence: A Quiet Place Is a Modern Horror Classic

John Krasinski as Lee Abbott in A Quiet Place

One of my favorite things about horror is how subjective it is. What scares me on a primal level---what truly has the ability to keep me up at night, playing through various "what if" scenarios---might mean little to the next person. Sure, as horror fans, we can all appreciate what makes a film enjoyable or …