Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld Has Died, His Fashion Will Live On

The sad news of Karl Lagerfeld’s death has been announced today, and as a former fashion student, and long-time Lagerfeld fan, I wanted to write a little piece in memory of such a style icon. He may have said some controversial things over the years, but his influence on the fashion world is undeniable, and …

Kevin Smith & Hulu’s Howard the Duck Will Quack You Up

Hulu announced a new animated series based on Marvel’s Howard the Duck that will be written by filmmaker Kevin Smith and Aqua Teen Hunger Force’s Dave Willis. Steve Gerber created the character in 1973, and Howard’s screwball adventures were absolutely bizarre and comedic, yet at its core, existential. Gerber says its main joke is that …

Care For A Little Spice With Your Turkey? Dune Premiere Announced.

The date has been set. Arrakis. Dune. Desert planet. Denis Villeneuve’s Dune will premiere on November 20, 2020 in IMAX and 3D. Thanksgiving will be extra spicy this year. The cast announced so far is a ‘Who’s Who’ in Hollywood. Timothee Chalmet, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Rampling, Stellan Skarsgard, David Bautista, Javier Bardem Oscar Issac Zendaya, …

Favorites: Top Judy Theories

The White Horse ornament found at Carrie Page's house, Odessa

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

What’s the Buzz: Finds of the Week (Stephen Malkmus, High Flying Bird, Tim Johnston,and More!)

Welcome to What’s the Buzz, 25YL’s feature where members of our staff provide you with recommendations on a weekly basis. In our internet age, there is so much out there to think about watching, reading, listening to, etc., that it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff, filter out the noise, or …

Hulu Casts Killer Bees For Its Wu-Tang: An American Saga

The wu-tang clan logo

I had no idea Hulu was making a 10-episode series about the origins of the Wu-Tang Clan. I usually avoid biopics like the plague, but the draw of seeing all those personalities coming together to eventually make one of my all-time favorite albums is something I actively want to watch. And Hulu just announced they’ve …

Chadwick Boseman and Spike Lee To Join Forces

The core representatives of two of the most critically acclaimed films of 2018 are set to team up in the ever-expanding (and always-spending) Netflix universe. As reported by Variety on February 12th, Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman is in negotiations to star in BlackkKlansman director Spike Lee's next film, titled Da 5 Bloods, which itself is in …

Can Thanos Learn The Weirding Way? Josh Brolin Joining Dune Cast

Josh Brolin, who most recently was seen as Thanos in the blockbuster that is The Avengers: Infinity War, but whom I will always remember as Bran from The Goonies, has joined the cast of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune as Gurney Halleck. The role was originated in David Lynch’s version by Sir Patrick Stewart. Brolin joins Timothee …

Imagine There’s No Beatles: Read On About Danny Boyle’s New Comedy “Yesterday”

Picture this: you wake up the morning after a weird electrical event knocks out power in your corner of the world and causes a serious accident that has landed you in hospital. You survive, not entirely unscathed, but---happy to be alive-–you pick up a guitar and begin strumming your favourite song; an old standard, one …

25YL Interviews: Horror Noire’s Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman

Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman, Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity at Texas A&M and author of 2011's Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present, spoke with 25YL  following the release of the Shudder original documentary based on her book. We hope you enjoy the interview and check out …