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What’re You Reading: Simon Lewis From ‘Shadowhunters’

Fangirlish writers adore their fictional characters. We all have our favorites from a variety of television shows especially. So in a fit of genius or insanity because we are all fannishly busy stressing over making sure readers have preview guides, recaps and…

Shadowhunters: The Highs and Lows of Season 1

The first season of Shadowhunters has just wrapped up, and despite a few problems, it’s safe to say that, ratings-wise, it was a success. The show has already been renewed for a second, 20 episode long season, and many fans are…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×13 Recap: ‘Morning Star’

The season finale of Shadowhunters had a lot of book fans nervous. With the promise of a massive plot twist that wasn’t in the books, there was a sense of impending doom. How badly would Shadowhunters screw up the story?…

‘Shadowhunters’ – Let’s Talk About the “Clace” Issue

When it comes to the relationships in Shadowhunters, it’s been very hit-and-miss. For the most part, the friendships have been compelling, entertaining and believable, from the Lightwood siblings to Clary and Simon to the new and refreshing duo of Clary…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×12 Recap: ‘Malec’

Malec was, without a doubt, the most anticipated episode of Shadowhunters since the moment the episode title was revealed. When Magnus and Alec first met, I was blown away by the chemistry between the actors, and extremely excited to see…

Shadowhunters: Where Have All The Warriors Gone?

Shadowhunters has not been true to the books so far, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Every film adaptation needs to make a few changes, and I can accept that. But watching this show I’ve felt like there has…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×11 Recap: ‘Blood Calls to Blood’

In its eleventh episode, Shadowhunters brought a combination of storylines that were not in the books at all and storylines that were in the books but not exactly as they were presented in the show. This episode was supposed to be…

Fansportish: It’s Time We Acknowledge The Existence of Women’s Sports

Two years ago, I remember watching in terrified silence as the seconds ticked down in a one-goal game my Canadian girls were about to lose to their American rivals. I remember screaming in joy when Marie-Philip Poulin scored the tying…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×10 Recap: ‘This World Inverted’

The alternate dimension has become a bit of a TV cliché. Once Upon A Time did it last year with the Heroes and Villains book. The Flash did it this year with their Earth-2 storyline. Even Supergirl had a whole…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×09 Recap: ‘Rise Up’

Tonight’s episode of Shadowhunters had to be good. Why? Because a large portion of its fanbase – myself included – watched this show with a giant, beautiful new Cassandra Clare book beside us. We were re-entering this warped, different world…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×08 Recap: ‘Bad Blood’

Tonight, Shadowhunters wrapped up a storyline that had been dragging on for way to long, finally showing Simon’s vampire transformation in one of its strongest episodes yet. It was far from perfect, but still did a good job adapting some…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×07 Recap: ‘Major Arcana’

Let me start by saying that Major Arcana, the seventh episode of Shadowhunters, had almost nothing to do with the book. The only episode not to follow a specific section of City of Bones, there were definitely some very weird…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×06 Recap: ‘Of Men And Angels’

I want to love Shadowhunters, I really do. After episodes four and five showed considerable improvement, I had hope that the show might eventually come into its own and improve. I’m still holding on to that hope, because the show…

Why Malec Is Going To Be The Best Thing About Shadowhunters

As the Shadowhunters TV show slowly makes its way through its first season, one thing that has delighted most fans is the portrayal of fan favorite characters Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood. ‘Malec’ – or the romantic pairing of Magnus…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×05 Recap: ‘Moo Shu To Go’

Five episodes in, Shadowhunters finally seems to be hitting its stride. While Moo Shu To Go was far from perfect, it was still much more enjoyable than previous episodes, with better dialogue, acting and chemistry. Let’s take a look at some…

Shadowhunters: The Problematic Portrayal of Isabelle Lightwood

LET ME PREFACE THIS ARTICLE BY SAYING – WE ARE NOT PUTTING DOWN THE ACTRESS PLAYING ISABELLE IN ANY WAY. WE HAVE STATED MANY TIMES OVER THAT OUR ISSUE IS WITH THE WAY THAT IZZY WAS WRITTEN IN THIS SHOW…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×04 Recap: Raising Hell

I know I’m not the only Shadowhunters fan who went into this episode with extremely low expectations. If you read my last recap, you know that I was very mad with the show’s portrayal of Isabelle, and how they’ve been…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×03 Recap: “Dead Man’s Party”

In some ways, episode three of Shadowhunters was an improvement over the first two. The dialogue was less cringe-worthy, the acting a bit better and the plot less rushed. The story seems to be coming together very nicely, and the…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×02 Recap: The Descent Into Hell Is Easy

Going into episode two of Shadowhunters, I was nervous. My initial excitement over the pilot surpassing my low expectations had worn off a bit, and I was worried about the issues I’d had with the show. But while I can’t say I’m…

‘Shadowhunters’ 1×01 Recap: The Mortal Cup

It’s hard to get a good feel for a show based on the pilot. They’re often rushed and disjointed, with everyone from the cast to the writers adjusting to their new roles. They’ll try to cram a little bit too…