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 …

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 …

Choose Stefan’s Adventure! Black Mirror: Bandersnatch puts the viewer in the story

Bandersnatch is an impressive piece of work. As a child, I loved to read Choose Your Own Adventure books. I can’t recall any particular titles I enjoyed, and certainly none of them were as elaborate as the titular book Stefan sets out to base a video game on; they were rather all thin little books …

Favorites: Top TV Shows of 2018 as chosen by YOU!

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 …

The Myth and The Message Behind ‘Apostle’: A Netflix Original Horror Film

Netflix has really stepped up their game this year with an influx of horror films and TV shows all perfect to watch over the Halloween period. Apostle was released on October 12th, and this movie has a little bit of everything; it is a period drama starring a Wicker Man-esque cult, a mythological goddess, and …