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‘Ted Lasso’ hair and makeup designer Nicky Austin on season 2’s character journeys and what she and Juno Temple want fans to know about Keeley

Nicky Austin, head of hair and makeup on Ted Lasso, spoke to us about the character motivations at play when crafting a visual representation of season 2’s arcs, including her meaningful new looks for Nate and Jamie, Keeley’s form of self-expression, and how she styled Rebecca’s mum. Continue reading “‘Ted Lasso’ hair and makeup designer Nicky Austin on season 2’s character journeys and what she and Juno Temple want fans to know about Keeley”

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‘Kung Fu’ star Vanessa Yao traces Mia’s journey so far: grief, guilt and inhabiting the ‘grey area’ between Nicky and Zhilan

Subjectify interviewed Vanessa Yao, who joined the cast of Kung Fu for season 2 as the mysterious Mia. As Nicky’s long-lost cousin, she’s played a central role to the drama of the season as the power in her bloodline presents itself as a previously unknown element – and possibly a threat. Continue reading “‘Kung Fu’ star Vanessa Yao traces Mia’s journey so far: grief, guilt and inhabiting the ‘grey area’ between Nicky and Zhilan”

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‘Kung Fu’ season 2, episode 9 in conversation: Mallets all the way down

In addition to a fancy masquerade gala, Kung Fu season 2, episode 9 gives us a cliffhanger worthy of the season finale. Luckily, with 4 more episodes to go, we have plenty of time to see it resolved, so we’re not biting our nails at all — we swear. Read on for our review of “The Enclave.” Continue reading “‘Kung Fu’ season 2, episode 9 in conversation: Mallets all the way down”

‘Kung Fu’ season 2, episode 7 in conversation: Why is my beloved acting so unbeloved?

Kung Fu season 2, episode 7 “The Alchemist” features two daring rescues, a lot of rejection, some day-drinking, father/son hijinks, father/son ultimatums, and a brand new eponymous villain to worry about. Read on for our review of “The Alchemist.” Continue reading “‘Kung Fu’ season 2, episode 7 in conversation: Why is my beloved acting so unbeloved?”

Third Thursday Throwback – ‘The Boat That Rocked’ is a shipshape example of the pop music movie oeuvre thanks to an unsinkable cast

The Boat That Rocked is a 2009 British period comedy that offers a fun look at the largely untold story of “pirate radio” — the rebel DJs the 1960s who broadcast pop and rock music back to the UK from international waters. With its warm tones, its killer soundtrack, and its utterly jam-packed cast, this underrated gem is well worth revisiting for our Third Thursday Throwback. Continue reading “Third Thursday Throwback – ‘The Boat That Rocked’ is a shipshape example of the pop music movie oeuvre thanks to an unsinkable cast”

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We asked, but it turns out there are some things Misha Collins still can’t tell us

Actor Misha Collins just released the audio version of his bestselling poetry book Some Things I Still Can’t Tell You. We spoke to Collins about the book, and we’re sharing this exclusive interview to celebrate the fact that fans can now pipe Misha’s poems, in his own voice, directly into their eardrums. Continue reading “We asked, but it turns out there are some things Misha Collins still can’t tell us”

‘Kung Fu’ star Yvonne Chapman says Zhilan won’t lose all her bite even as she and Nicky find common ground in season 2

Subjectify interviewed Kung Fu star Yvonne Chapman about Zhilan’s transformation from the show’s primary antagonist in season 1 to someone we find ourselves rooting hard for in season 2. Continue reading “‘Kung Fu’ star Yvonne Chapman says Zhilan won’t lose all her bite even as she and Nicky find common ground in season 2”

‘Kung Fu’ season 2, episode 3 in conversation: The inherent ridiculousness of rich people

Kung Fu season 2 takes a major threat off the board more quickly than expected when Nicky and Henry team up with none other than Kerwin in order to get a powerful artefact out of Russell Tan’s hands. Along the way, assisting Nicky allows the other Shen siblings to work out what they want from their careers with more clarity. Read on for our review of “The Bell.” Continue reading “‘Kung Fu’ season 2, episode 3 in conversation: The inherent ridiculousness of rich people”

Episode #41 – Not Sponsored By

It’s our Not About The Weather 2021 retrospective, and we are going all-in with our biggest pop culture hype and gripe of the year. Ariana, Brittany, Natalie and Karen are all here to decompress. Ted Lasso and Mythic Quest are both heavily featured, with a shout out to Dickinson as well. No, we are not shills for Apple, yes we will become so if ever they want us to be. That platform is creating a lot of great work right now. Ariana takes us through her hype regarding this year’s wonderful coming of age portrayals for teenage girls, and Brittany rekindles her long-lost experience with live music.

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Episode #347 – ‘While You Were Sleeping’ – Little White Lies

Happy Holidays from ReWatchable! Our hosts have once again come together to celebrate with another holiday special. This time we watch the legendary Sandra Bullock try to untangle herself from the she-said, she-said lie of While You Were Sleeping. Despite the fact that the plot that could have easily been resolved very quickly with no fallout several times throughout this movie, we find ourselves tangled up in enough of the delightful antics to discuss whether Bill Pullman holds his own against Sandy, debate whose lie is worse (Lucy Moderatz or Joe Fox), and whether we appreciate public demonstrations of love or not. Continue reading “Episode #347 – ‘While You Were Sleeping’ – Little White Lies”

Third Thursday Throwback – ‘SuperBob’ is the romance the superhero genre deserves

SuperBob, the 2015 feature written by and starring Ted Lasso’s Brett Goldstein, is a small-scale British superhero comedy that showcases the actor’s range. Read our Third Thursday Throwback review of this warm cuddle of film and give it a watch. Continue reading “Third Thursday Throwback – ‘SuperBob’ is the romance the superhero genre deserves”

James Lance of ‘Ted Lasso’ has seen the backlash from journalists, and says Trent Crimm was ‘happy to pull the pin’ on his career

James Lance spoke with us extensively about starring in the new Oscar Wilde adaptation The Canterville Ghost last month, but there were a lot of Ted Lasso-specific topics touched upon that didn’t make the final copy of those articles. I’m pretty sure Trent Crimm fans are going to want to read the rest, though, so without further ado, this is James Lance: Part Three. Continue reading “James Lance of ‘Ted Lasso’ has seen the backlash from journalists, and says Trent Crimm was ‘happy to pull the pin’ on his career”

Staffer Subjectivities: ‘Succession’ and 7 other TV shows that we can’t help following from afar

Have you ever found yourself following a TV show purely by osmosis? We have. It’s a pretty amusing experience, but also quite bizarre behaviour. Some of our staffers tell the story of how and why they got sucked into this situation for a number of shows past and present. Continue reading “Staffer Subjectivities: ‘Succession’ and 7 other TV shows that we can’t help following from afar”