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March 7th, 2014

En el caso de Monuments Men, la película de George Clooney sobre un grupo de hombres que trató de recuperar el mayor número posible de obras de arte robadas por los nazis en la II GM, estoy de acuerdo con casi todo lo que la crítica ha dicho de ella. Creo que lo más ilustrativo es el hecho de que me puse a mirar mi perfil de twitter en el móvil en medio de la película, cosa que nunca he hecho antes y que de hecho me molesta mucho cuando lo hacen los demás, pero estaba aburridísima. La película no me enganchó y ni la trama ni los personajes me atraparon. Quizás el señor Clooney debería pedir consejo a Steven Spielberg sobre cómo hacer una buena película en ambiente bélico y que funcione (ejemplo: Saving Private Ryan) Lo que sí les concedo es que salí del cine con una manía impresionante a los rusos: ¡llevarse obras robadas en vez de devolvérselas a sus legítimos dueños! Mira, que lo de la bandera hasta me sentó bien y todo.

La otra película que he ido a ver es Cuento de Invierno. Si la crítica no ha puesto muy bien a Monuments Men, a esta directamente la han destrozado, crítica y público. Y como yo soy un bicho raro y amo (casi) todo lo que los demás desprecian, a mí me encantó. Me pareció una historia muy mágica y buenrrollera, al estilo de August Rush (que si no habéis visto aprovecho para recomendaros porque es bonita, bonita) Es verdad que el argumento tiene algunas absurdeces como lo del barquito o el caballo blanco, que me recordó muchísimo al wtf de Blancanieves y la Leyenda del Cazador, pero en este caso Peter Lake (Colin Farrell) puso exactamente la misma cara wtf que puse yo así que como que se lo perdono. Creo que les ha perjudicado el haberla vendido exclusivamente como una historia de amor –de hecho, se estrenó en San Valentín- cuando en realidad es algo que va mucho más allá. Es más una historia de destinos entrelazados y de cómo a veces tardas mucho en descubrir el tuyo pero otras personas te ayudan a descubirlo y cumplirlo y a su vez, tú lo haces por ellos. No hay mucho que pueda contar sin soltar algún spoiler pero personalmente voy a recomendarla porque es taaaaan pero taaaan bonita y mágica ♥   Además de Collin Farrell, salen también Russell Crowe (súper mazao), Jennifer Connelly, Will Smith y Matt Bomer, aunque lo de Matt es más bien un cameo chiquitín al principio de la película. Ah, casi lo olvido, y Jessica Brown Findlay (Lady Sybill en Downton Abbey)


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Arwen Evenstar

Young she was and yet not so. The braids of her dark hair were touched by no frost; her white arms and clear face were flawless and smooth, and the light of stars was in her bright eyes, grey as a cloudless night; yet queenly she looked, and thought and knowledge were in her glance, as of one who has known many things that the years bring[...]

[...]then suddenly it seemed to Frodo that Arwen turned towards him, and the light of her eyes fell on him from afar and pierced his heart.

fotr, many meetings

Sara Sidle

She's a bulldog. And Grissom always saw that in her. And he always knew that subconsciously the only person who'd be able to give him a second look is someone who's not willing to take the first look for granted.

W.Petersen about Sara Sidle's character, csi

Sansa Stark

... Sansa sat with her hands folded in her lap, watching with a strange fascination. She had never seen a man die before. She ought to be crying too, she thought, but the tears would not come. Perhaps she had used up all her tears for Lady and Bran. It would be different if it had been Jory or Ser Rodrik or Father, she told herself. The young knight in the blue cloak was nothing to her, some stranger from the Vale of Arryn whose name she had forgotten as soon as she heard it. And now the world would forget his name too, Sansa realized; there would be no songs sung for him. That was sad.

Game of Thrones

Martha Jones

I travelled across the world, from the ruins of New York to the fusion mills of China. Right across the radiation pits of Europe. And everywhere I went, I saw people just like you, living as slaves. But if Martha Jones became a legend, then that's wrong because my name isn't important. There's someone else. The man who sent me out there, the man who told me to walk the Earth. And his name is the Doctor. He has saved your lives so many times and you never even knew he was there. He never stops, he never stays, he never asks to be thanked. But I've seen him, I know him, I love him. And I know what he can do.

Doctor Who, Last of the Time Lords

River Song

You know when you see a photograph of someone you know, but it's from years before you knew them. It's like they're not quite finished—they're not done yet. Well... yes, The Doctor's here. He came when I called just like he always does. But not "my" Doctor. Now my Doctor, I've seen whole armies turn and run away. And he'd just swagger off, back to his TARDIS. And open the doors with a snap of his fingers. The Doctor. In the TARDIS. Next stop: Everywhere.

Doctor Who, Forest of the Dead

Rebecca Flynt

Every day is gonna make us wanna rip our fingernails out if we have to keep living like this. I can't go to a restaurant and pretend to be human when all I wanna do is eat the table next to me.

Being Human US, It takes two to make a thing go wrong

Olivia Dunham

Wherever you think this gift came from, or whoever you think bestowed it upon you, it’s simply an anomaly. I know that, because I am an anomaly. I’ve moved things with my mind. I’ve lit things on fire. I’ve caught bullets in mid air. I’ve seen things people only dream about. I’ve seen the seams between universes ripped apart. Things that humans shouldn’t see. People make up explanations, assign meanings to things without knowing, because it’s reassuring, it’s comforting. And I can’t do that. Because I know too much.

Fringe, The Human Kind

Tara Knowles

You know, I used to think that if I gave up on the club or Charming, I’d somehow be betraying you, and I didn’t want to do that. And then I realized that my job as your old lady is to be strong when and where you can’t be.That’s what this is, baby. I took that job in Oregon. It starts in two weeks. The boys are coming with me. And if you love them and if you love me, you’ll follow us up there. We both know, if we stay here… we’ll end up like the two people we hate the most. And our boys will be destined to relive all of our mistakes.

Sons of Anarchy, J’ai Obtenu Cette


I started out doing what I had to. Once you've done what you had to, they'll never let you do what you want to. [...]I take what I need to from those who have more than enough. I don't stand on the shoulders of people with less.

The Dark Knight Rises


The woman turned and went slowly into the house. As she passed the doors she turned and looked back. Grave and thoughtful was her glance, as she looked on the king with cool pity in her eyes. Very fair was her face, and her long hair was like a river of gold. Slender and tall she was in her white robe girt with silver; but strong she seemed and stern as steel, a daughter of kings.

ttt, the king of the golden hall
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