The Americans - Martial Eagle
i’ve been on my best behavior so far but guys, saturday marks the real true actual beginning of the world cup and i am terrified, which means things around here are gonna get messy. and basketball-y. a lot.
somos españa, bro. somos españa.
A trip down sensory lane.
Filmmakers take note- This five second scene not only fully describes a characters backstory, but the entire reason he acts the way he acts through the film, taking him from a villain to a sympathetic character and justifying a total reversal of his actions in the present. In five seconds, this movie does for the development of a character more than most movies do in two hours. This is why you should be studying Disney and Pixar along with Martin Scorsese and Stanley Kubrick, and ignoring professors and elitist students who deride them as “kids stuff.”
This scene affected me deeply, nestled as it is within a movie I found cute but otherwise forgettable. This gif alone was enough to cause me to burst into tears.
Fandom is a bit like being on a playground. Everyone’s got their own little corner, where they play with their friends, and occasionally a ball will bounce from one corner to the other, and someone will leave a group to go after the ball. Sometimes they come back and sometimes…
"Do you mean to make me beg, bitch? The gift of mercy… avenge your little Michael…"
"Mycah." Arya stepped away from him. "You don’t deserve the gift of mercy."
[…] Maybe some real wolves will find you, Arya thought. Maybe they’ll smell you when the sun goes down. Then he would learn what wolves did to dogs. “You shouldn’t have hit me with an axe,” she said. “You should have saved my mother.” She turned her horse and rode away from himm and never looked back once.