Favorites: Silent Character Extras in a Lynch Work

Here at 25YLSite, we handle a lot of heavy lifting. Analysis, interpretation, deep discussion, introspective interviews… you name it, we’ve got it. “Favorites” is our new series that takes a lighter approach to the material we normally cover. Each week, one of our writers will take you through their list of favorites – whether it’s …

The Autopsy of The Killing: Part 13 – “Orpheus Descending,” Seasons 2, 3 & 4 (The Finale)

New Evidence: Linden confronts Councilman Richmond by referring to him as Orpheus, and he explains to her the myth behind the name. After receiving a call from Holder, Linden exits Richmond's home and our two detectives meet outside. Linden and Holder discuss their next move, as they need actual solid evidence that Richmond is responsible …

Lynch Night: Somewhere Over The Rainbow – How Lynch made Wild At Heart his own

Lula Pace Fortune and Sailor Ripley's romance is the greatest love story ever told. For me at least.  I never had any desire to see Wild at Heart; in fact I was in my late 20's before I actually saw it for the first time, by chance, on late night television.  It was released and won the …

A Crucible of Hate: The X-Files Season 11 “Familiar”

Yesterday’s episode of The X-Files was chock full of ammunition: gun violence, police violence, child death and molestation, zealotry, mob justice and good old fashioned witchery among the major themes, “Familiar” is a modern day Salem Witch trials, complete with the infamous spontaneous human combustion that Scully has always liked to so decry. “Familiar” continues …