There is a shipwreck between your ribs and it took eighteen years
for me to understand how to understand your kind of drowning.
There are people who cannot be held quietly. There are screams
that are never externalized. If I looked at the photo albums of your
past twenty years, all I would find are decibel meter graphs of
phone calls and the intensity of your silence as you sat
smoking cigarettes in the garage.
There is a shipwreck between your ribs. You are a box with
fragile written on it, and so many people have not handled you
And for the first time, I understand that I will never know
how to apologize for being
one of them.
tries to do things: becomes overridden with anxiety
doesn’t do things: becomes overridden with anxiety
i really can’t get over just how GREAT sophie turner’s acting is. she often gets so little to actually say or do, but somehow it results in some of the most powerful acting in the whole show.
she’s just so perfect and subtle and internal - people often say that you can’t properly translate Sansa to the screen because a lot of her chapters are her internal thought processes but you can just see the pain and anger deep inside of her through her body language but most importantly, just through her eyes, and it’s utterly remarkable. i continue to be blown away.
OH and not to mention it feels extra authentic because she cares a lot about book!sansa. She not only uses the script but she reads the chapters closely to get into her headspace and to flesh her out more. (She blurs book and show Sansa to the extent where she mistakes quotes from the show with those from the books in interviews, "I think she always has good lines each season. And then there was: “There are no heroes; in life, the monsters always win.” and she’s used “courtesy is a lady’s armour”, too).
#sophie turner is a gift and a prodigy #i am just genuinely so impressed #sansa stark #sophie turner #and i think as evidenced by the most recent episode - grrm stresses how withdrawn sansa is #and him not giving her many lines did not mean she didn’t get less screentime #there’s just so much pressure on that kind of acting? bc you don’t have words to play out? #it’s literally just you and your face and your emotion and i dont think many other actors could do what sophie’s doing #apparently one of her audition scenes was when she sees ned’s head and considers pushing joffrey and that’s when they knew #that she was sansa #it makes me sad she’ll probably never be recognised with awards and stuff for all this #because she deserves it
Okay I’m not even a Star Trek fan but that’s beautiful.
friendly reminder that there’s a cut scene in Thor that while the Destroyer is blowing shit up, Darcy runs into the pet store to save all the animals and give them to people leaving the town
as things are being set on fire around her, she talks to the dog, telling him I won’t let the big scary monster step on you, and names it Baker
i’m actually amazed i haven’t heard more people talking about the moment sansa assists tyrion in this ep. sansa choosing to assist tyrion is a Huge Deal considering the situation - joffrey is publically humiliating him, making a big, ugly display of his power. and simply by handing tyrion the cup sansa is openly displaying her hostility towards joffrey, and her giving voice to everyone’s disapproval. not to mention, it’s a perfect example of ‘courtesy is a lady’s armour’ - that kindness, acting doubly as an insult, as a statement. she chooses to side with the person joffrey is humiliating. she takes away some of his power just by being kind.
and can we talk about this moment?
this is the person who tormented her for months. the person who could easily punish her over and over for any small transgression against him.
and she looks him in the eye, bends down and picks up that cup, and makes no mistake in showing him she knows exactly what she’s doing and she doesn’t approve of his actions.