‘Kung Fu’ star Eddie Liu on Henry’s relationships, the joys of working with a great team, and what to expect from the season 2 finale

Subjectify interviewed Kung Fu’s Eddie Liu this week to discuss Henry’s journey this season and some of the shocking reveals in the season’s penultimate episode. Continue reading “‘Kung Fu’ star Eddie Liu on Henry’s relationships, the joys of working with a great team, and what to expect from the season 2 finale”

Ryan rushed in on hospital gurney after being shot in Kung Fu episode 10

‘Kung Fu’ season 2, episode 10 in conversation: The healing power of gay love saves the day

Kung Fu season 2, episode 10 had the fraught job of landing last week’s shocking cliffhanger. With Ryan fighting for his life, Nicky struggles with the guilt of putting her family in danger. The crisis tests Nicky’s support system and her dedication to her legacy. Read on for our review of “Destruction.” Continue reading “‘Kung Fu’ season 2, episode 10 in conversation: The healing power of gay love saves the day”

‘Kung Fu’ star Vanessa Kai reflects on her surprising pivot from mentor Pei-Ling to the show’s new antagonistic alchemist

Subjectify interviewed Kung Fu star Vanessa Kai to talk about her villainous new role as the alchemist Xiao, as well as the metaphysical nature of Pei-Ling’s post-death manifestations. Continue reading “‘Kung Fu’ star Vanessa Kai reflects on her surprising pivot from mentor Pei-Ling to the show’s new antagonistic alchemist”

‘Kung Fu’ season 2, episode 6 in conversation: Secret death rock is my new band name

This week’s Kung Fu offers some new revelations, but leaves us with several dramatic cliffhangers, as befits its status as mid-season finale. This plot-thick episode follows several divergent stories, each setting us up for an exciting second half of the season. Read on for our review of “Jyu Sa.” Continue reading “‘Kung Fu’ season 2, episode 6 in conversation: Secret death rock is my new band name”

‘Kung Fu’ season 2, episode 2 in conversation: Daddy was a panther

Picking up where the Kung Fu season 2 premiere left off, episode 2 sees Nicky and the gang race against time as Russell Tan moves in on Mia. Kerwin – Tan’s son, and Zhilan’s wounded lover struggles to accept his circumstances during a fraught family reunion. Read on for our review of “Year of the Tiger: Part 2.” Continue reading “‘Kung Fu’ season 2, episode 2 in conversation: Daddy was a panther”

‘The Wheel of Time’ season 1, episode 8 review: A frustrating finale, but the season 2 setup is there

If I had written my review immediately after having watched The Wheel of Time finale, it would consist of simply one word. “Huh.” I was left with so many questions — not about what was coming next (although I had some of those too!) but about what had just happened. Continue reading “‘The Wheel of Time’ season 1, episode 8 review: A frustrating finale, but the season 2 setup is there”

‘The Wheel of Time’ season 1, episode 7 review: Hissing out loud and a little heterosexuality, as a treat

The Wheel of Time episode 7, ‘The Dark Along the Ways,’ was the first episode of the TV adaptation to cause the book reader in me to hiss like an angry cat — please take that literally, I’m pretty sure I actually hissed out loud. While the episode gave me several things I’ve been hoping for and dreaming of, the 10% that made me mad put a bit of a damper on my initial reaction. Continue reading “‘The Wheel of Time’ season 1, episode 7 review: Hissing out loud and a little heterosexuality, as a treat”

‘The Wheel of Time’ season 1, episode 5 review: Vaguely threatening persimmons and fridging that I approve of

The Wheel of Time continues to delight with its tricky task of moving away from the novels while also hitting key themes and plot points. Episode 5 “Blood Calls Blood” was another strong episode that mixed things up quite a bit while feeling very true to the heart of the story. Continue reading “‘The Wheel of Time’ season 1, episode 5 review: Vaguely threatening persimmons and fridging that I approve of”

‘The Wheel of Time’ season 1, episode 4 review: Come on girl, give it to us

Thanks to its three-episode premiere, The Wheel of Time season 1 has already reached the halfway point with Friday’s episode 4, “The Dragon Reborn.” Can one properly review an episode if one spent the entire episode shouting “YES” at the television? Let’s find out. Continue reading “‘The Wheel of Time’ season 1, episode 4 review: Come on girl, give it to us”