Ever After strips back the fantastical features of the classic Cinderella story and presents a version of the fairy tale framed as the truth behind the myth. For February’s romance-themed Third Throwback Thursday review, we’re looking back this 1998 period drama, a modern classic which is, simply put, still quite magical. Continue reading “Third Thursday Throwback – ‘Ever After,’ a fairy tale no less magical for its lack of actual magic”
Whether you’ve been ticking off the days on your calendar in jet black ink or rainbow gel pen, one thing we can all agree on is that Wednesday Addams, Enid Sinclair, and their partnership can not come back to our screens soon enough. Continue reading “A window into the relationship of Wednesday Addams and Enid Sinclair”
Our Gilded book review, along with its follow-up Cursed, considers Marissa Meyer’s duology where a girl with the gift of gab falls in love with a helpful poltergeist. Continue reading “‘Gilded’ and ‘Cursed’ by Marissa Meyer: A triumphant return to fairytale retellings, with a hot Rumpelstiltskin and a fearsome foe”
In late 2022, Team StarKid hit the road for the Jangle Ball Holiday Tour, travelling across the US for the first time in a long time to present a series of live concert dates. Our writer attended the New York City stop and can happily report that the experience was Totally Awesome! Read on for our review of The StarKid Jangle Ball Holiday Tour and catch the digital version before it disappears. Continue reading “Team StarKid’s Jangle Ball holiday concert is a treat for fans, be they Naughty or Nice”
Our Moira’s Pen book review tackles this short story anthology from Megan Whalen Turner that invites fans back into the world of the Queen’s Thief series. Continue reading “‘Moira’s Pen’ by Megan Whalen Turner: A return home for Queen’s Thief fans”
Wednesday, the new Netflix adaptation of the Addams Family, finally got its release date ahead of the streamer’s latest Tudum Festival. Subjectify contributor Jamie Whitehead, a lifelong Addams fan, shares her thoughts on the streamer’s first look at the show, which stars Jenna Ortega as the macabre teen heroine.
Continue reading “Netflix’s ‘Wednesday’ promises to be delightfully sinister (and sinisterly delightful)”
With Netflix’s Persuasion dropping tomorrow, there’s a case to be made that all Jane Austen adaptations, no matter how irreverent, have a right to exist. Subjectify contributor Jamie Whitebread shares her thoughts about why Jane Austen is so ripe for revisiting, and how even movies that miss the mark are still valuable to the Austen fandom. Continue reading “‘Persuasion’ on Netflix: Yes, we do need another Jane Austen adaptation because everything is terrible”
Heartstopper, the queer British teen romance adapted for Netflix from her own graphic novels by creator Alice Oseman is a must-watch for all ages. If you haven’t gotten a chance to check it out yet, now’s the perfect time. Continue reading “I Love Liking You: Why Netflix’s ‘Heartstopper’ is completely crush-worthy”
In light of the heartbreaking news that DC’s Legends of Tomorrow was cancelled, we look back on how the show got so good—and why it’s such a shame it’s gone. Continue reading “‘Legends of Tomorrow’ cancelled: A eulogy for the best part of the Arrowverse”
In our Moon Witch, Spider King book review, we get into our feelings about womanhood and power with the life story of a 177-year-old witch. Continue reading “‘Moon Witch, Spider King’ by Marlon James: Witches, monsters and shapeshifters caught in the battle between kingdoms”
In our Vespertine book review, we answer the age-old question: What does a buddy comedy about a nun and the demonic spirit possessing her look like? Continue reading “‘Vespertine’ by Margaret Rogerson: Nuns and Saints team up with spirits to fight evil”
Bridgerton season 2 hits Netflix on March 25, and as it’s one of our most anticipated TV shows of 2022, we’re breaking down the trailer and cross referencing it with the novel to bring you a very close look at what’s in store for the Bridgerton family this season. Continue reading “‘Bridgerton’ season 2: Diving into details from the trailer and the book”
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