"What do you say we get out of here?"
"Mr. Holmes, are you proposing we ditch our own wedding party?"
"That’s exactly what I’m proposing, Mrs. Holmes."
"Well in that case, I accept."
Disney!lock Sherlolly Wedding.
Because I can.
Idina Menzel performs “Let It Go” onstage during the Academy Awards
I GET SO JEALOUS OF PEOPLE WHO SEE COOL SHIT ON THE LOG IN PAGE
BECAUSE I NEVER SEE THE LOG IN PAGE
BECAUSE I NEVER FUCKING LOG OUT
THE BEST FEELINGS IN THE WORLD.
- HOT SHOWERS.
- THE FIRST BITE OF A MEAL WHEN YOU ARE REALLY HUNGRY.
- TIGHT HUGS.
- CRAWLING INTO BED AFTER A LONG DAY.
- FOREHEAD KISSES.
- WAKING UP IN THE MORNING AND ACTUALLY FEELING LIKE YOU HAD ENOUGH SLEEP.
John’s moment of sarcastic contemplation is the best.
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.❞
Because the BBC is publicly owned in the UK, it means it’s always been vulnerable to austerity cuts. The BBC often gets hit with political attacks, particularly under this government.
Now it’s actually starting to threaten BBC Three.
BBC Three is where a tonne of dramas popular on Tumblr originate from. It was the home of shows like Being Human and Torchwood.
It’s also a super important platform for shows like BBC Free Speech and The Revolution will be Televised (check it out because omg) which give young people a political voice.
It’s the only BBC outlet primarily catering to 17-26 year olds, a demographic that’s pretty much being ignored everywhere else. There is so much overlap between BBC Two and BBC Four that it seems every other age demo is even over-represented, while we go unnoticed.
But now the BBC are talking about cutting BBC Three.
So it’d be pretty cool if you would help out and sign the petition and maybe even write a letter of concern to the BBC if you’re a UK resident. Even if you’re not from the UK, there are a load of great UK dramas that come out of the channel that’d be worth your time spreading the message.
LOOK AT THIS BABY
LOOK AT HER
YOU WILL REGRET IT IF YOU DONT PRESS PLAY
tumblrs lookin 4 new interns
just hire the xkit guy i dont think u understand how much harder u are making things for yourself hire him hire the fucking xkit guy
I would marry this man
guys we broke another post because this one’s not showing any notes
Did you just reblog Benedict Cumberbatch cosplaying an anime character?
Did Benedict Cumberbatch willingly cosplay an anime character?
…. is he not the perfect fit for said character?
HE EVEN HAS THE DOG
I loved that Grantaire was on his knees? and I kinda wanted to see his face, so I drew this out.
Idk, I always feel like there’s like this huge painful knot in R’s chest and he drinks away the pain, but when his wine is taken away, it all comes back up to the surface.