- I don’t know the original source/artist/poet. Found it on net and sharing.
I think this is it.
I think this is my favorite post on tumblr.
#god fuckin bless#MOFFAT WE DO NOT CARE FOR YOUR DOCTOR-ORIENTED SPECIAL SNOWFLAKE CHARACTERS OKAY#NORMAL PEOPLE HAVE BEEN RUNNING AROUND WITH THE DOCTOR FOR AGES#AND BEING SPECIAL JUST BECAUSE THEY WERE THEMSELVES IS WHAT MADE US LOVE THEM#WE COULD RELATE TO THEM#AND AS MUCH AS I LOVE AMY AND RORY THE LOVE TRIANGLE BIT WAS A REALLY LAME CHARACTER ARC SORRY#YOU COULDA SKIPPED RIGHT PAST AMY HAVING TO OVERCOME HER ATTRACTION TO THE DOCTOR TO HER BEING A BAMF BUT NOPE#I’M GONNA CALL BULLSHIT ON THAT ONE#AND WE DON’T GET TO KNOW CLARA REALLY #BECAUSE SHE KEEPS DYING#SHE HAS ZERO BACKSTORY BESIDES A LEAF #AND SOUFFLES#AND I CAN FEEL HER POTENTIAL GREATNESS#AND MOFFAT JUST KEEPS SQUASHING IT BY KILLING HER#WE DON’T GET TO KNOW CLARA WE GET TO KNOW THAT SHE WAS BORN FOR THE DOCTOR AND DIES FOR THE DOCTOR JUST LIKE RIVER#RIVER WHO WAS GREAT BUT DIDN’T GET A LIFE#SHE GOT DOCTOR-KILLING TRAINING CAMP#AND THEN GOING OPPOSITE WAYS THROUGH THE TIMELINE WITH THE DOCTOR#AND KILLING THE DOCTOR #LONG TAGS SHORT FUCK YOU MOFFAT#YOU CAN WRITE A DECENT MONSTER BECAUSE MONSTERS AREN’T SUPPOSED TO HAVE EMOTIONS OR LIVES OR STORIES#THEY DON’T HAVE PERSONALITIES #COMPANIONS DO #THE DOCTOR DOES#AND THE SHOW DESERVES A BETTER HEAD WRITER THAN YOU (tags via the-fandoms-are-2spooky)
Okay, okay, I’m going to tell you what Hermione sees in Ron.
A trio is a balancing act, right? They’re equalizers of each other. Harry’s like the action, Hermione’s the brains, Ron’s the heart. Hermione has been assassinated in these movies, and I mean that genuinely—by giving her every single positive character trait that Ron has, they have assassinated her character in the movies. She’s been harmed by being made to be less human, because everything good Ron has, she’s been given.
So, for instance: “If you want to kill Harry, you’re going to have to kill me too”—RON, leg is broken, he’s in pain, gets up and stands in front of Harry and says this. Who gets that line in the movie? Hermione.
“Fear of a name increases the fear of the thing itself.” Hermione doesn’t say Voldemort’s name until well into the books—that’s Dumbledore’s line. When does Hermione say it in the movies? Beginning of Movie 2.
When the Devil’s Snare is curling itself around everybody, Hermione panics, and Ron is the one who keeps his head and says “Are you a witch or not?” In the movie, everybody else panics and Hermione keeps her head and does the biggest, brightest flare of sunlight spell there ever was.
So, Hermione—all her flaws were shaved away in the films. And that sounds like you’re making a kick-ass, amazing character, and what you’re doing is dehumanizing her. And it pisses me off. It really does.
In the books, they balance each other out, because where Hermione gets frazzled and maybe her rationality overtakes some of her instinct, Ron has that to back it up; Ron has a kind of emotional grounding that can keep Hermione’s hyper-rationalness in check. Sometimes Hermione’s super-logical nature grates Harry and bothers him, and isn’t the thing he needs even if it’s the right thing, like when she says “You have a saving people thing.” That is the thing that Harry needed to hear, she’s a hundred percent right, but the way she does it is wrong. That’s the classic “she’s super logical, she’s super brilliant, but she doesn’t know how to handle people emotionally,” at least Harry.
So in the books they are this balanced group, and in the movies, in the movies—hell, not even Harry is good enough for Hermione in the movies. No one’s good enough for Hermione in the movies—God isn’t good enough for Hermione in the movies! Hermione is everybody’s everything in the movies.
Harry’s idea to jump on the dragon in the books, who gets it in the movies? Hermione, who hates to fly. Hermione, who overcomes her withering fear of flying to take over Harry’s big idea to get out of the—like, why does Hermione get all these moments?
[John: Because we need to market the movie to girls.]
I think girls like the books, period. And like the Hermione in the books, and like the Hermione in the books just fine before Hollywood made her idealized and perfect. And if they would have trusted that, they would have been just fine.
Would the movies have been bad if she was as awesome as she was in the books, and as human as she was in the books? Would the movies get worse?
She IS a strong girl character. This is the thing that pisses me off. They are equating “strong” with superhuman. To me, the Hermione in the book is twelve times stronger than the completely unreachable ideal of Hermione in the movies. Give me the Hermione in the book who’s human and has flaws any single day of the week.
Here’s a classic example: When Snape in the first book yells at Hermione for being an insufferable know-it-all, do you want to know what Ron says in the book? “Well, you’re asking the questions, and she has to answer. Why ask if you don’t want to be told?” What does he say in the movie? “He’s got a point, you know.” Ron? Would never do that. Would NEVER do that, even before he liked Hermione. Ron would never do that.
|—||Melissa Anelli THROWS IT DOWN about the way Ron and Hermione have been adapted in the movies on the latest episode of PotterCast. Listen here. This glorious rant starts at about 49:00. (via karakamos)|
Audrey says “fuck your gender roles”
This movie is super underrated.
Audrey is so underrated. How can you not love her?
I have a love-hate relationship with this movie.
On one hand it’s got awesome PoC characters who defy racial and gender stereotypes. It also discusses colonialism and how people tend to destroy indigenous cultures to obtain land and resources (which is why the crew ultimately decided a to pretend they never found Atlantis because they don’t want anyone else to try and destroy the culture).
But on the other hand, the whole plot is that Atlantis needs a white, cishet man to save it from extinction and for some reason he understand their culture and language better than they do.
hEY SCREW YOU OKAY
MILO WAS THE ANTITHESIS OF WHITE SAVIOR
HE WAS A NERDY USELESS LITTLE SHIT WHO WAS COWARDLY UNTIL OTHERS FORCED HIM TO ACT
HIS ONLY STRENGTHS WERE HIS MIND AND HIS ETHICS
HE WAS THE PERFECT DUDE FOR THE JOB AND THE REASON HE KNEW BETTER WAS BECAUSE HE RIGOROUSLY STUDIED TEXTS THAT HAD BEEN LOST OR DESTROYED IN ATLANTIS BECAUSE KIDA’S FATHER INTENTIONALLY LET HIS KINGDOM LAPSE INTO DECAY AND OBSCURITY
DO NOT PULL THAT WHITE SAVIOUR BULLSHIT BECAUSE MILO WAS A DAMN GOOD DUDE
milo’s intentions were never to save Atlantas either he just wanted to find it and he did. The fact that he was able to save him is what brought him closer to Kida and what helped him realize he could do. He really was useless to everyone but the people of Atlantas.
And the greatest part about this movie is the fact that most of the norms were challenged, the hero was a scrawny nerd, the doctor was a huge black dude, the head engineer was a Latina teenager with a sister who was a boxing champ, the pyrotech came from a family that owned flower shops and wanted to continue that business, the lady who came to find milo was not only hot as fuck but turned out to be a badass, against typical hot lady roles in movies, and kida wasn’t a helpless damsel , she was naive, but she lived in an air pocket underground for thousands of years
she still fought for her people, she took on the responsibility of helping them, she acted like a leader, like a ruler, she was brilliant. This movie is sooo under rated it makes me sad
Agreeing to make couple OCs with someone but neither of you are allowed to show your OCs to each other until they are ready and now those two are going to get together and they must work it out no matter what
let’s do it
they’re so CUTE
If Lupita is the real life Disney Princess, can Jennifer be the real life quirky side kick?
This is the best one I’ve seen.