On-Screen, Off-Screen: My Life Inspired by Nicolas Winding Refn

"On-Screen, Off-Screen" is our new 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 …

Take Shelter: A Portrait of America’s Mental Health Crisis

We desperately need to talk about mental health issues, immediately. Inspired by the boldness and rapidity of the #metoo movement, the defining issue of this decade and possibly the century, I feel more comfortable pointing out other elephants still taking up residence in this room. As a heterosexual white male, there are mountains of challenges …

Why Major Briggs swallowed Dougie’s Wedding Ring – Electricity Nexus #20

Major Briggs had Dougie's wedding ring in his stomach. It has this inscription: "To Dougie, with love, Janey-E." Constance Talbot (who you know is a good soul because she and Albert hit it off) found the ring there during the autopsy. This is about all that's known about it. I went down this rabbit hole …

Dr. Shephard, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (an interpretation of LOST)

To say that I was at first a bit disappointed in how Lost ended is putting it mildly - I accused them of totally copping out. I was really into the show at the time, and had a few friends over to watch the finale. Those friends were then subjected to my ranting once it …

Anthony Marcacci discusses his unexpected role as a Woodsman, working alongside David Lynch and much more!

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Anthony Marcacci who appeared in two episodes of The Return as a Woodsman. In the interview we got to discuss what it was like working with his favourite director, David Lynch, being a lifelong Twin Peaks fan and what it was like appearing in Part 8. I …

Favorites: Top 5 Horror Moments in Twin Peaks

 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! …

As Seen on Twin Peaks: David Duchovny in The Joneses

The iconic David Duchovny is one of the most recognisable faces from American TV over the past 25 years, having starred in shows like The X-Files, Californication, and Aquarius. While his film career hasn't reached quite the same heights, he has appeared in a number of high profile films including Richard Attenborough's biographical comedy-drama, Chaplin. …