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 …

Back from the Beyond: “Penny Dreadful: City of Angels” Details Surface

Vanessa Ives’ curtain call in season three of Penny Dreadful marked the end of the gothic horror series leaving its passionate fanbase in shock and still wanting more. Well, Dreadfuls, your day as come. In November 2018, Showtime announced that the show would be returning to tell new stories set in 1938 Los Angeles. Original …

A Weekend with Sheryl Lee & Gary Hershberger: The Actors Director Workshop

This is a guest article from our dear friend, Jill Watson. We hope you enjoy her telling of the working weekend she spent with Sheryl Lee and Gary Hershberger at The Actors Director Workshop. I'm riding a high. I've been touched by an angel. I've been touched by TWO angels. I'm on cloud nine. Hell …

Bright Lights & Lonely Nights: The Legacy & Impact of The Wrestler 10 Years Later

Mickey Rourke as Randy "The Ram" Robinson

I remember seeing The Wrestler in a small theater called The Esquire here in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was a theater that typically featured independent releases and is located in a more art-friendly part of town. Any film directed by Darren Aronofsky, especially then, was likely to be well attended at that theater, but I remember …