the poor dancing girl she won't dance again



‘If I should die,’ said I to myself, ‘I have left no immortal work behind me - nothing to make my friends proud of my memory - but I have lov’d the principle of beauty in all things, and if I had had time I would have made myself remember’d.’ - John Keats

“Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.” - Kurt Vonnegut

28. screenwriter. watcher of movies. taco lover extraordinaire. drinker of coffee. listener of music. I am obsessed with classic films, contribute to YAM Magazine, run this site: http://cinema-fanatic.com and do social media for Warner Bros. and Rotten Tomatoes. Opinions are all my own.

How To Be A Screenwriter

Wishlist // listography // 2014 in Films // 2014 in people getting hitched // 2014 in Books // About Me // film rec lists



oypoodles's iCheckMovies.com general widget




 dicks
Recent Tweets @oldfilmsflicker

I remember when I played the character in Doubt. It was a character that not a lot of black people embraced. Because they didn’t like her. I think a lot of women face that, in general. A lot more than men. Black women really face it. We are always overly-sanctified in movies. Overly-nurturing, overly-sympathetic. And to find that place where you’re “messy” is very difficult. It’s even difficult to negotiate it with a director on set. When you’re coming from a place of being a trained actor and you understand human behavior, and you understand that it’s your job to create a human being, that when people sit in the audience they just need to connect the dots. They need to be able to say this is a person that’s driven by needs and this is what drives them. And it’s hard to create that human being because there’s so many facets of your personality they want to stifle because of this [gestures to the skin of her arm]. (watch)  

(via jessicachastains)

  1. music-life-bamon reblogged this from dsredbird23
  2. pinkishuesmidnightblue reblogged this from dsredbird23
  3. dsredbird23 reblogged this from letmysoulsmile
  4. soulbrother-3 reblogged this from amazingapollonia
  5. pixiesteahouse reblogged this from lapisisdrunkinbamon
  6. becauseimlavish reblogged this from wontbetelevised
  7. empresssamantha reblogged this from blackofdiamonds
  8. blackofdiamonds reblogged this from piscestoo
  9. tokellywithlove reblogged this from growing-into-this-skin
  10. bernardbernieburns reblogged this from growing-into-this-skin
  11. growing-into-this-skin reblogged this from kammstheace
  12. blooming-white-tea reblogged this from thevisibilityproject
  13. realsober reblogged this from kammstheace
  14. gowheretheskymeetsthesea reblogged this from kammstheace
  15. dottieifyoulike reblogged this from kammstheace
  16. supervon reblogged this from kammstheace
  17. reflectingiridescent reblogged this from thevisibilityproject
  18. kammstheace reblogged this from thevisibilityproject
  19. thevisibilityproject reblogged this from acceber74
  20. enemy0gene reblogged this from bellumintus
  21. bellumintus reblogged this from fatbodypolitics
  22. goshdarnitjay reblogged this from twijfelaar
  23. val-en-cia reblogged this from chocolategoddessss
  24. tracysmcconnelltm reblogged this from rockinrye
  25. alohaspaceman reblogged this from thiseveningsun
  26. thiseveningsun reblogged this from kissedawookiee
  27. punderthighs reblogged this from noirpopteenjudas
  28. kelseycosmos reblogged this from noirpopteenjudas
  29. noirpopteenjudas reblogged this from reflectingiridescent