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Netflix’s ‘Wednesday’ promises to be delightfully sinister (and sinisterly delightful)

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.

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‘The Sandman’ season 1, episode 4 in conversation: ‘A Hope in Hell’

In The Sandman episode 4, the viewer finds themselves hovering over Morpheus and Matthew on their journey to Lucifer’s throne room in Hell, and huddling in the back seat of an old station wagon during a very tense road trip. Read on for our in-depth discussion of The Sandman episode 4, “A Hope in Hell.” Continue reading “‘The Sandman’ season 1, episode 4 in conversation: ‘A Hope in Hell’”

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‘The Sandman’ season 1, episode 3 in conversation: ‘Dream a Little Dream of Me’

The Sandman episode 3 sees Morpheus return to the waking world to search for the first of his missing tools, a task which requires assistance from both Johanna Constantine and Dream’s unwanted new raven Matthew. Read on for our in-depth discussion of The Sandman episode 3, “Dream a Little Dream of Me.” Continue reading “‘The Sandman’ season 1, episode 3 in conversation: ‘Dream a Little Dream of Me’”

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‘The Sandman’ season 1, episode 2 in conversation: ‘Imperfect Hosts’

Continuing our Sandman conversation reviews, we follow Morpheus back to the Dreaming as he reunites with his remaining subjects, while rogue nightmare The Corinthian pays Ethel Cripps a visit. Read on for our in-depth discussion of The Sandman episode 2, “Imperfect Hosts. Continue reading “‘The Sandman’ season 1, episode 2 in conversation: ‘Imperfect Hosts’”

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‘The Sandman’ star Vanesu Samunyai on evolving Rose Walker’s autonomy: ‘Maybe Rose is allowed to be angry’

Continuing our coverage of The Sandman at SDCC 2022, Subjectify spoke with Vanesu Samunyai, who plays Rose Walker, at the show’s roundtable interviews following their Hall H panel, about Rose finding the right to grasp a little human autonomy in her new world of gods and monsters. Continue reading “‘The Sandman’ star Vanesu Samunyai on evolving Rose Walker’s autonomy: ‘Maybe Rose is allowed to be angry’”

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‘The Sandman’ season 1, episode 1 in conversation: ‘Sleep of the Just’

The Sandman has arrived on Netflix at long last. All episodes of Neil Gaiman’s epic tale of dreams became available today, but, much like the corresponding comic issues, every instalment is an individual masterpiece. So what else is there to do but give each one the attention it deserves? Read on for our discussion of The Sandman episode 1, “Sleep of the Just” Continue reading “‘The Sandman’ season 1, episode 1 in conversation: ‘Sleep of the Just’”

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‘The Sandman’ showrunners Neil Gaiman and Allan Heinberg explain Matthew’s entrance and the show’s ‘very emotional’ new ways to get to know Morpheus

The Sandman creator Neil Gaiman and showrunner Allan Heinberg spoke with Subjectify at the show’s SDCC roundtable interviews about how they used Dream’s relationships with his loyal ravens (as well as a heartbreaking sacrifice in episode 2) as a way to invite the audience to fall in love with their famously reserved hero. ‘The Sandman’ at SDCC 2022 After SDCC attendees got an incredible first … Continue reading ‘The Sandman’ showrunners Neil Gaiman and Allan Heinberg explain Matthew’s entrance and the show’s ‘very emotional’ new ways to get to know Morpheus

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Tom Sturridge on Dream’s trajectory in ‘The Sandman’ season 1: ‘The most important thing within the story we’re telling is the birth of empathy inside of him’

The Sandman television series was a huge focal point of SDCC 2022, and Subjectify was able to speak with some of the stars and EPs of the new Netflix’s adaptation on site in San Diego. Tom Sturridge, who leads the cast as Dream, shared plenty of insights about picking up the helm of Neil Gaiman’s Prince of Stories. Continue reading “Tom Sturridge on Dream’s trajectory in ‘The Sandman’ season 1: ‘The most important thing within the story we’re telling is the birth of empathy inside of him’”

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‘Persuasion’ on Netflix: Yes, we do need another Jane Austen adaptation because everything is terrible

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”

‘Bridgerton’ season 2: Diving into details from the trailer and the book

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”

Staffer Subjectivities: ‘Kung Fu,’ ‘The Sandman,’ ‘The Orville,’ and more of our most anticipated 2022 TV

As Subjectify gears up for a new year of entertainment coverage, we’re letting you know what we’re all personally chalking up on 2022’s most anticipated TV slate. Continue reading “Staffer Subjectivities: ‘Kung Fu,’ ‘The Sandman,’ ‘The Orville,’ and more of our most anticipated 2022 TV”