On-Screen, Off-Screen: Richard Lester and His Mad, Mod World

"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 …

The Red Ball Bounces Back: Severin Films Limited Edition Blu-ray of Peter Medak’s The Changeling

Fans of old can give a knowing nod, whispering “Joseph,” as the red rubber ball bounces back out of the dusty attic and onto a special limited edition Blu-ray of Peter Medak’s The Changeling by Severin Films. I specify the director to help distinguish from Clint Eastwood’s 2008 film Changeling starring Angelina Jolie. This is …

As Seen on Twin Peaks: Matthew Lillard in Scream

As much as he'll be remembered for his impossibly uncanny live-action portrayal of Shaggy Rogers, Matthew Lillard has carved out a pretty successful career elsewhere, appearing in everything from cult classics like Hackers and SLC Punk! to Alexander Payne's Academy Award-winning drama, The Descendants. Welcome back to "As Seen on Twin Peaks" and this time …

Is This the Real Life? Is This Just Fantasy? The Devil and Father Amorth by William Friedkin

"I've always been fascinated by the nature of good and evil. And the possibility of demonic possession. But the opportunity for me to witness and film an actual exorcism, came about 45 years after I had made [The Exorcist] the film. And completely by accident. Or was it providence?" - William Friedkin. 45 years after …