totally here to have in depth conversations with anyone who thinks the mom isn't unequivocally abusive. i'm more than happy to help clarify. seriously, if you're confused or you disagree, i'm here. this shit is important <3
my liking this film is somewhat undercut by my enduring worries for Snow's safety even at the end. but the acknowledgement of the raw emotional trauma of the two leads is refreshing in the YA high fantasy genre. even if it does make me cry (sorry i do really like this film).
and yeah i really do hate the monarchy thing and Snow's incorporating of the 'fairest blood' thing (and the film's support of that narrative) (and there was definitely…
i don't think i will ever not be angry with the nolan batman films.
but let's just focus on this one scene. the "some men just want to watch the world burn" scene. because it is the perfect evidence for just how committed nolan's films are to casting anyone resisting oppressive systems as villains.
alfred: a long time ago, i was in Burma, my friends and i were working for the local government. they were trying to buy the loyalty…
<cn:abuse> in college, i had a "friend" who slowly destroyed all those around him with his quest to have "experiences." he ended up hurting a lot of people and then completely justifying it to himself by saying that bad or painful experiences are what teach people to grow. then he set about intentionally hurting people or pushing them in things they weren't comfortable with in order to ~teach them things.
this shitstorm of a film hit way too close to…