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 …

Nicolas Cage Takes Lead Role in H.P. Lovecraft Adaptation, The Color Out Of Space

Featured Image courtesy of The Geek Mansion Ok, this news has pricked up my ears! Richard Stanley (Dust Evil, Hardware) is directing a feature-length adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's 1927 short story, The Color Out Of Space. It will be Stanley's first feature film in 20 years. If that wasn't exciting enough, Nicolas Cage has been chosen as …

Dance or Die: a cinematic exploration of female hysteria and dance

Dance is one of the most physical, brutal expressions of emotion, requiring a loosening of the body and the senses that can be as poetic as it is frightening. Over the last 70 years, there has been a cinematic rise in the portrayal of danseuses-macabres who give up body, love and soul for their performance. …

Favorites: ’80s Slasher Movies

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 its moments, scenes, episodes, characters, lines of dialogue, whatever!—in bite-sized articles perfect …

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 …

Eyes Without a Face vs The Skin I Live In: What Makes a Film Shock-Worthy?

“My face frightens me. My mask frightens me even more”. With these iconic lines, we are introduced to Christiane Génessier (Edith Scob), the bizarre heroine of Georges Franju's Eyes Without a Face. Released in 1960, the film soon became one of the most controversial of the era, bringing in a storm of negative reviews which, …