What’s the Buzz: Finds of the Week (Happy!, You, Vox Lux, and More!)

Welcome to What’s the Buzz, 25YL’s new feature where members of our staff will be providing 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 …

Sure, Jason Reitman Will Make a Great Ghostbusters, But See You Later, Ladies.

   The boy who was 6 when he first visited the original Ghostbusters set is getting a chance to make a new Ghostbusters movie. The world of Ghostbusters has been in Jason Reitman’s blood since before his father, Ivan Reitman, finished directing the original movie, and he’s going to bring that world to life in …

Killers, Demons, and Ghosts: Mahershala Ali Takes On All Three in Latest “True Detective”

  Fresh off his win for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture at the Golden Globes, previous Academy Award winner (Moonlight) Mahershala Ali anchors the highly anticipated third season of HBO’s crime thriller anthology True Detective. After a highly divisive second season that saw many fans and critics wondering what had gone wrong, the …

Favorites: 13 Moments in Children’s Films that Traumatised Me (and still do)

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 …

My Dinner with Alan offers a compelling discussion of The Sopranos

I had the pleasure of attending the World Premiere of My Dinner with Alan (directed by Kristian Fraga) during The Sopranos film festival at IFC on the evening of January 11, 2019. The film consists of a conversation between critics Matt Zoller Seitz and Alan Sepinwall located at Holsten’s Diner---the location of the infamous final scene …

What’s the Buzz: Finds of the Week (The Masked Singer, Murakami, and More!)

Welcome to What’s the Buzz, 25YL’s new feature where members of our staff will be providing 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 …