ok, so I’m off tumblr for a while cause I’m in some new meds and they make me sleep all the time. so yeah, it may take some time till i’m full awake again and all that… but I’ll be back soon :)
‘Music snobbery is the worst kind of snobbery’
No guys, I need to stop and talk about something in this movie and how fucking revolutionary it was; something that I haven’t seen in a movie before or since.
This is a movie about a kid who leaves her birth family.
Not a kid who find that they have a secret lineage or something that allows them to find their ‘true family’ - this is a movie about a kid whose true birth family is made up of bad people. So she gets out. And that is played as the right thing to do. She isn’t punished for it or made to feel bad about ‘abandoning her family’. There isn’t an underlying ‘but they’re your family and you have to love them’ or ‘they’re your family and they love you even if they don’t show it well or do hurtful things’ message of the kind that I see OVER AND OVER AND OVER AND OVER in media. Matilda gets out and lives happily ever after because of it.
We need a million more movies like this to counter the metric shit ton of movies that directly counter this message.
my family and friends trying to get me to leave the house
on a scale of one to (500) days of summer how much do people completely misinterpret what you’re trying to say
romeo & juliet
harry potter and the deathly hallows, chapter 33: the prince’s tale