Mudbound: A Netflix Original Film

The cast of Mudbound

Mudbound, nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Mary J. Blige) and Best Adapted Screenplay (among other Academy and SAG nominations), and directed by Diandrea “Dee” Rees, takes place in the heart of the American South---the Mississippi Delta---before, during, and after America’s call to war in 1941. Adapted from Hillary Jordan’s 2008 novel of the same name, …

On-Screen, Off-Screen: Spielberg’s Gateway

Steven Spielberg poses with E.T.

“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 …

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 …