Madman with a box

When I was about 25 years old, I worked with two very good actors. The encounters were brief, but I’ve remembered them both with great admiration. Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton both embodied qualities which one is fogyishly tempted to look at with nostalgia. Along with very considerable talent, they had elegance, glamor, wit, kindness and decency.

I didn’t know at the time that they were married or that they had a son of about 10 who was quietly gestating all the same attributes. And now, 30 years later, the boy has been let loose. He has taken the form of Benedict Cumberbatch.

His parents’ qualities are on rampant display. It’s rare to the point of outlandish to find so many variables in one actor, including features which ought to be incompatible: vulnerability, a sense of danger, a clear intellect, honesty, courage — and a rather alarming energy. I take no pleasure in feeling humbled, but there’s no getting around it.

He must be stopped.

—Colin Firth on Benedict Cumberbatch for the TIME 100. [x] (via crieff)

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Thu, Apr 24 @ 12:43 PM


have you accepted natasha romanoff as your lord and saviour

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Wed, Apr 23 @ 8:49 PM



Key word, BROTHERS

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Wed, Apr 23 @ 8:46 PM

DW Confidential Rewatch: 3x02 Stage Fright

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Wed, Apr 23 @ 7:34 PM

get to know me meme: [1/5] favorite actors - robert downey jr.

"More than anything, I have this sense that I’m a veteran of a war that is difficult to discuss with people who haven’t been there."

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Wed, Apr 23 @ 7:32 PM


make me choose → Jaime and Tyrion or Jaime and Brienne

"Jaime, he thought, despairing. My own blood, my big strong brother. When I was small he brought me toys, barrel hoops and blocks and a carved wooden lion. He gave me my first pony and taught me how to ride him. I never doubted him. Why would I?”

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Wed, Apr 23 @ 5:50 PM



who picked this stock photo.

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Wed, Apr 23 @ 5:38 PM

There is something inherently valuable about being a misfit. It’s not to say that every person who has artistic talent was a social outcast, but there is definitely a value for identifying yourself differently and being proud that you are different.

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Wed, Apr 23 @ 4:45 PM



Praise be

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Wed, Apr 23 @ 4:45 PM

"Cap and Black Widow are are very different people. It’s kind of like this odd pairing. She has very questionable morality, and she makes a living, lying. Cap couldn’t do it, if he tried." - Chris Evans

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