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Phil Dunster of ‘Ted Lasso’ delivered one of 2021’s greatest TV performances, and Emmy voters need to remember that

Phil Dunster as Jamie Tartt in Ted Lasso season 2 should be a name on every voter’s lips as the window for the 2022 Emmy Award nominations begins to close. Allow me to remind you why. Continue reading “Phil Dunster of ‘Ted Lasso’ delivered one of 2021’s greatest TV performances, and Emmy voters need to remember that”

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Short film ‘Pragma’ has plenty to value as it explores a scientific approach to a more secure form of love

Pragma, written by and starring Lucy Heath, directed by Ellie Heydon, and produced by Phil Dunster, who also stars, is an unusual lesson about modern love. The film’s surprising premise is a vehicle for some very sound psychology. Read our review now. Continue reading “Short film ‘Pragma’ has plenty to value as it explores a scientific approach to a more secure form of love”

‘Ted Lasso’ composer Tom Howe on creating the white noise of Ted’s anxiety, the rawness of Jamie’s heart, and the warning of Nate’s descent

Subjectify interviewed Ted Lasso composer Tom Howe about his score for season 2 of the hit Apple TV+ show. This season saw the inclusion of new musical motifs for many of our favorite characters as their stories progressed, and Howe not only talked us through the development of some of those, he gave us clues to help spot them. Continue reading “‘Ted Lasso’ composer Tom Howe on creating the white noise of Ted’s anxiety, the rawness of Jamie’s heart, and the warning of Nate’s descent”

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‘Ted Lasso’ costume designer Jacky Levy on the challenge of maintaining individuality at a funeral and the origin of Roy Kent’s socks

Ted Lasso costume designer Jacky Levy discusses her work dressing the characters for season 2, including styling the show’s stunning funeral episode and putting occasional glimpses of colour on Roy Kent. Continue reading “‘Ted Lasso’ costume designer Jacky Levy on the challenge of maintaining individuality at a funeral and the origin of Roy Kent’s socks”

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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”

Ted Lasso Team at Mark Milsome Memorial Cup

Football is life: ‘Ted Lasso’ takes on ‘Heart of Stone’ for Mark Milsome Memorial Cup

Cast and crew from Ted Lasso showed off their real life football skills (or lack thereof) in a charity match against a team representing Netflix’s Heart of Stone, and Subjectify’s somewhat reluctant football enthusiast has all the highlights.
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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”

Staffer Subjectivities: ‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘What We Do in the Shadows,’ ‘Mythic Quest,’ and more of our best 2021 TV moments

To mark the end of the year, our Subjectify team have picked out their best TV moments of 2021 to reminisce about. Continue reading “Staffer Subjectivities: ‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘What We Do in the Shadows,’ ‘Mythic Quest,’ and more of our best 2021 TV moments”

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: ‘Ted Lasso’ and 6 more live-action shows that could (and should!) pull off an animated episode

Every time a live-action television series does an animated episode, it opens the door to so many possibilities. Here are some of the Subjectify staff’s current favorite shows that we think could creatively introduce an element of animation. Continue reading “Staffer Subjectivities: ‘Ted Lasso’ and 6 more live-action shows that could (and should!) pull off an animated episode”

Anthony Head on punching up ‘The Canterville Ghost’ with special effects and Shakespeare

For the final episode of The Canterville Ghost on BYUtv, we’ve got more from Anthony Head as he talks about the special effects of Sir Simon, as well as rewriting his character’s Shakespearean style with the show’s blessing, and what attracted him to the project in the first place. Continue reading “Anthony Head on punching up ‘The Canterville Ghost’ with special effects and Shakespeare”

James Lance on Oscar Wilde’s heroism and the culture clash that ‘The Canterville Ghost’ and ‘Ted Lasso’ have in common

It’s more from James Lance as he stars in BYUtv’s new adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost alongside his Ted Lasso co-star Anthony Head. This week, James shares his depth of feeling about Oscar Wilde, and unpacks a little about Trent Crimm’s fascination with Coach Lasso.

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Anthony Head sometimes doesn’t recognize himself on ‘Ted Lasso,’ and he likes it that way

The wonderful and storied Anthony Head headlines a new four-part production of Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost alongside his Ted Lasso co-star James Lance. Anthony spoke with us about Sir Simon, his history playing heroes and villains, whether he has any empathy for Rupert Mannion. Continue reading “Anthony Head sometimes doesn’t recognize himself on ‘Ted Lasso,’ and he likes it that way”