Staffer Subjectivities: ‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘Hacks,’ ‘Younger,’ ‘Pen15,’ 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,’ ‘Hacks,’ ‘Younger,’ ‘Pen15,’ and more of our best 2021 TV moments”

‘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”