I did a lot of research and it’s a subject that’s really important to me,” Tatiana said, tears forming in her eyes. “Yeah, it just means a lot to me that we could tell that story. And you know, I’m not a trans actor so there is a political sort of situation there and it’s not the most ideal, but what our show does is it explores identity. And what better way to explore it than through a trans male? We don’t see trans men on screen very often at all. And, you know, the best thing for me was when we heard the response to Tony, which was very polarized. But the best thing about it is it opens up a debate, and it opens up a discussion, and it makes the subject relevant and important and present in people’s thoughts, regardless of how they felt about Tony, whether they felt represented, whether they didn’t understand—whatever it is, these stories need to be told and we need to talk about trans stories and we need to have them represented to the point where it’s just, it’s just a given and it’s not exceptional anymore and trans actors get to step up and play these parts as well in the same way cisgender people have been doing it for a while. I felt a responsibility but I felt a large amount of gratitude and—”
“Joy?” co-star Maria Doyle Kennedy offered.
“Fuck yeah, joy!” Tatiana said. “Totally.
#THE FACT THAT SHE ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HER BEING CIS IS PROBLEMATIC WHEN PLAYING A TRANS CHARACTER
#THE FACT THAT SHE KNOWS IN ANY OTHER SITUATION A TRANS ACTOR SHOULD HAVE GOTTEN THE ROLE
Christians call The Bible “the greatest story ever told” almost as if they’ve never heard John Mulaney’s Salt and Pepper Diner
Have the people reblogging that Scorsese post ever seen Alice doesn’t live here any more or age if innocence or New York New York or an god Scorsese’d other films that portray fleshed out female characters in a male-dominated society and how they deal with it
Alice doesn’t live here any more is literally entirely about a woman dealing with all the shitty men in the world and her best relationships in te movie are with her lady friends and they help her out. It’s about a woman becoming her own self and learning to provide for herself
And then Meryl Streep has the nerve to praise Wes Anderson in the next sentence like r u his movies are the pinnacle of white male-driven movie
It’s your turn to be the hero.
There was a free screening for Boyhood near my house and PASSES RAN OUT this is the worst
A Hard Day’s Night (1964), dir. Richard Lester
set yr sights, destroy this party line, cos it’s so tired!
set yr sights, destroy this mock-shrine, cos it’s so tired!