Mature Broody Werewolf, Derek Hale
DC is being all gritty and “realistic” and Marvel just had a movie where the galaxy is saved by a dance-off and the power of friendship
#i love how terrifying her face is in the second gif#like she’s all flirty#very similar to how she talked to sam that morning#but her demeanor is completely fucking different#like with sam and steve she’s natasha#she’d eat them alive but in the good way#which baddies she’s the black widow#where she will flirt and then murder them#and idk just the fliry greeting and the terrifying grin was such a good connection to her codename#i just#i love this movie so much#natasha (via buckysexual)
that guy is pissing his pants over that smile this kind of fear is what i aspire to inspire
It’s hilarious that non-Americans on Tumblr are all like “OMG DENNY’S TUMBLR MAKES ME WISH I LIVED IN AMERICA SO I COULD EAT THERE,” while us Americans will literally only eat at Dennys if it’s 3 in the morning and we’ve lost control of our life.
You don’t go to Denny’s. You end up at Denny’s.
And the rest of us are not treated like human beings. Period. (x)
I hear that argument a lot, and for a while, I too wondered if it was actually queerbaiting. But I came to the conclusion that it wasn’t, and I’ll tell you why.
I don’t personally see it as queerbaiting, but as pure queer subtext (not even gay subtext, I think it’s more complicated than that). Let me start by saying that many films that are considered queer by today’s standards don’t show anything gay happening on screen (Hitchcock’s Rope is a fantastic example of that, so are The Talented Mr. Ripley, Strangers On A Train, Interview With A Vampire, Fried Green Tomatoes, Alexander… the list goes on).
Secondly, the queer subtext in Hannibal is not placed there artificially or as a joke, it’s what moves the plot and drives the characters’ actions. I think a good comparison would be with the way cannibalism is portrayed on the show. Even though we don’t actually see Hannibal killing a person, cutting them up and cooking their organs until season two, the cannibalism is heavily implied. We see him taking a bite out of a piece of meat, and we know the meat is people. We, as viewers, are expected to know about the cannibalism, even though there’s no real “proof”. I believe the same goes for the queer aspect of the show. Even though we will
probably never(call me an optimist) see Hannibal kissing Will, that doesn’t mean that he doesn’t love him that way (which has been confirmed on the show and by the actors and writers. Several times).
Will Graham, like the viewers, learns who Hannibal really is. He doesn’t need to see Hannibal killing a man with his own eyes to know the truth. Hannibal doesn’t flat out tell Will that he’s a killer, but Will knows he is, and they talk about it without actually admitting to anything. Though, to be fair, admissions have been made, one way or another. How else could you interpret the scene where Hannibal talks about lovers being aware of each other? And don’t get me started on the Achilles and Partoclus reference, that’s not queerbaiting, that is clear queer subtext and I would even argue over just how subtextual it really is, or isn’t as the case may be. Will and Hannibal’s entire relationship is based on subtexts (the cannibalistic murder one, as well as the queer one).
That’s how I see it, anyways. Thank you so much for your input, anon! :) I do hope to see
betterofficial queer representation in the show in the future (*chants* Margot! Margot!)
the answer to all of this is yes
Anna Faris and Chris Pratt are a pretty great couple.
THESE TWO NEED TO STOP LIKE JFC I CAN’T HANDLE HOW ADORABLE THEY ARE