Phil Dunster as Jamie Tartt Ted Lasso

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”

‘Ted Lasso’ season 2 proves that predictable storytelling is more rewarding than shock

It’s actually pretty hard for Ted Lasso to surprise me. I’m perfectly okay with that, for the record. I do not believe that rug-yanking twists are a sign of good television. I don’t like the argument that a story being “predictable” makes it lacking or lesser, and the best thing about Ted Lasso season 2 was its subtle predictability. Continue reading “‘Ted Lasso’ season 2 proves that predictable storytelling is more rewarding than shock”