John Barrowman singing Firework
MY FACE WHEN HE STARTED SINGING
OH MY GOSH THIS IS TERRIFIC
EVEN IF YOU DON’T KNOW WHO JOHN BARROWMAN IS, LISTEN TO THIS RIGHT NOW
casually bringing this back
I told my sister who was singing and tHE LOOK ON HER FACE
My childhood is over.
ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME
I could have gone forever without this information.
I honestly can’t blame David Karp for wanting to sell this website
You can only be called “daddy” by white middle-class teenaged girls so many times before something just snaps
If you’re having a bad day, just remember that the Raptor sounds from Jurassic Park were actually a recording of turtles having sex
Also, just remember that Tom Hiddleston can make that noise on command…
THIS SCENE WAS LITERALLY THE TEXTBOOK DEFINITION
The hashtag by theblueboxonbakerstreet: NAILED IT.
The fact that everyone is drawing attention to it is what’s making it gratuitous. Tumblr people take every single instance that’s even remotely “socially unjust” and completely warps it into something it’s not.
That and, it’s very clear, that all the people who complain about instances like this obviously don’t know how to cinematic business works. They assume that every single decision going into the movie is in the director’s hands, when ultimately, it’s the production company that has the final say what has to be in the movie. The movie industry is exactly that: an industry. Production company corporate heads are no different than ones to say, an oil company. They want money. They see what will generate the most viewers for a movie (such as sexual promiscuity) and demand it in a movie. The movie industry is an industry. Don’t blame a director for having a corporate hag breathing down their neck threatening to pull the plug at any moment.
Remember two weeks ago when Benedict Cumberbatch said that a shirtless scene with him in it was cut, and everyone bitched because they wanted to see it? How in any way shape or form is this any different? People got genuinely MAD that they couldn’t see Benedict Cumberbatch shirtless, and yet everyone is up in arms because Alice Eve got to be? If women truly are supposed to be equal to men, then there shouldn’t be any discrepancy between who’s allowed to be shirtless and who’s not.
Also, Alice Eve commented in an interview saying that she was excited to show off her body in the film. She said that she worked extremely hard for it, and was pleased to have people be able to see it.
Stop turning minuscule details that don’t even serve the main point of a project into things that they are not. By focusing on the seemingly “socially unjust” aspects of a picture, it proves that you are not grasping the true point of the film, and are in fact creating sexism and racism and any other isms by applying them to situations where they are truly not present.
THANK YOU JESUS YES THANK YOU SOCIAL BLOGGERS JUST STOP
Are you fucking kidding me, is the above comment about how “it’s GOOD that she did this” an absolute joke of epic proportions?? Equality? I just can’t. Please, someone more eloquent than me, debunk this. Or talk about how the women in the movie were so poorly written in every way.
I have lost the ability to can with how to write it myself.
Hoo boy. First, I’d like to point out that people weren’t even blaming the director in this post. Like, I haven’t watched the movie yet so I can’t really comment on what was done in it, but the critique about gratuity seemed more directed to the industry as a whole and how even movies being produced on these huge budgets, who’s cinematic histories are known to included diversity and progressive ideas, still employ pointless (semi)nudity. So defending it by saying the big-wigs made them do it really isn’t doing much but proving the point; the industry is flawed and often sexist.
Also, bringing up Benedict’s cut scene is a bit counter-intuitive. Like, the fact they cut Benedict yet included Alice’s says something about how the industry views the female body as being profitable, simply for sex appeal, whereas the male body is not sexualized in the same way— if they thought it was profitable in the same way they would have forced it in there since, as that commenter said, the higher-ups are supposedly controlling everything to make more money.
Fan reaction to not seeing Benedict is not a comment on the way the industry is sexist, but rather an indication that perhaps the industry is ignoring a rather large market in favor of a heterosexual male one. Ms. Eve’s confidence in her own body is also irrelevant; she isn’t the one who decides what goes in the final cut.
The fact she was (semi) naked is not the problem. The fact women are systematically presented as sexualized, for no real purpose other than to drive revenue, and that it is routinely ONLY women who are treated in this manner IS the problem.
The fact she was (semi) naked is not the problem. The fact women are systematically presented as sexualized, for no real purpose other than to drive revenue, and that it is routinely ONLY women who are treated in this manner IS the problem.Exactly.
Can I direct the social justice bloggers to a movie called Magic Mike, where almost every male character spends 90% of his screen time nearly completely naked? Or Taylor Lautner in the Twilight saga?? Movies use men the same way the use women in every chick flick. They are made to completely appeal to the target audience. Look at Dear John or the Notebook. Movies like that portray every man as someone who women desire. They are emotional, heroic to their love interest, fight for her until the very end. How many men in the world do you think would continue chasing a woman who left him while he was in the Army and got married to another man?? Not very many. The main male leads in movies like this also have another specific trait. They look great shirtless. The movie industry isn’t victimizing women. It’s appealing to the audience
…well, if this isn’t the greatest metaphor for Fandoms on Day One of a Hiatus…
Siren Song series by Victor Nizovtsev
I FUCKIN LOVE MERMAIDS I JUST WANNA SHOUT IT FROM THE ROOFTOPS PLEASE LET ME BE ONE OF YOU
ahh I love it, her scales look like pretty coins
I want all of these as prints so I can hang them up in my room
The Sherlock Fandom is trying to help, and that’s what matters…
…let’s just break out the shock blankets and back away…without doing any further damage…