Game of Thrones: Season 8 – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)

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Season 8 of Game of Thrones may contain lackluster ends for some fan favorites but ultimately reminds you the show never set out to consistently give fans what they wanted.


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Collected Quotes For The Month: July 2017

Last updated on January 31st, 2019 at 12:28 pm

Collected Quotes for the Month of July 2017

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Feeling like you are the subject and not the object is such a crazy shift in autonomy.
Kathryn Hahn – THR Full Comedy Actress Roundtable


Hopefully, the goal in being yourself is that it puts you on the right path.
Sam Jones (The Off Camera Show)


Lives are saved by tough drill instructors and in the absence of one, you have to be your own.
— “Robert Downey Jr.” Off Camera with Sam Jones


[…] if somebody has not made space for themselves yet, they can’t really make space for anybody else.
— “Robert Downey Jr.” Off Camera with Sam Jones


When you’re a fairly friendless child, […] you develop really intense relationships with media.
— “Episode 5: Lena Dunham.” Never Before with Janet Mock


“You had two kinds of guys we ran into at that time. There were the kinds of guys that wanted to go home at five o’clock, and their interest in what you were doing didn’t exceed the normal demands of the day for them. And those guys never lasted. Because when you’re trying to push the boundaries on things and when you’re moving into different types of frontiers, you need to be surrounded by people who really believe in what you’re doing.”
The Defiant Ones – Part 1


“The way I operate is completely on how I feel. How do you make me feel? […] How does this environment make me feel? If it makes me feel fucked up, I’m outta here.”
The Defiant Ones – Part 1


“I had already been versed in code-switching [and] people would say to me, literally, ‘Oh, you’re not like the rest of them.’ […] ‘You’re smart, you know how to say words with ings, you know how to put Ts at the ends of your consonants, you can say ‘would.’ You know, those things set you apart.’ And what they really did was isolate me further from my community. They were really teaching me ‘Hey, these things make you more closer to whiteness’ and in truth, they don’t at all. They make me just speaking so I can be understood to […] supremacy. And then what will happen is, you’ll find yourself up in those white spaces and look around and realize, ‘Ah, I have not been extended a seat at the table, or at least I have not [been] extended the same meat at the table. I’m just near. At no point am I being allowed access. I’m just here to witness’ and once you realize that you go ‘Oh, it’s a trick! It’s a further trick to make you think or feel a way the very place that gave you life.’
— “Episode 6: Tarell Alvin McCraney.” Never Before with Janet Mock


Fear is a good thing ‘cause it can keep you in check.
The Defiant Ones: Part 3


[…] I’m trying to be somebody else now and it’s hard. I had a lot of years practicing being me.
— Queen Sugar: Season 2/ Episode 5 “Caroling Dusk”


Fear is a rite of passage for us […]. Question is, how do you use it to make yourself smarter and better.
— Queen Sugar: Season 2/ Episode 5 “Caroling Dusk”


God did not mold you to be no peacekeeper.
— Queen Sugar: Season 2/ Episode 5 “Caroling Dusk”


[Quoting Winston Churchill] The price of greatness is responsibility.
Angela Rye – The Breakfast Club (7/13/2017)


I’m sorry that I’m not a person anymore. I’m a problem.
To The Bone


Stop waiting for life to be easy. Stop hoping for somebody to save you. You don’t need another person lying to you. Things don’t all add up. But you are resilient. Face some hard facts and you could have an incredible life.
To The Bone


When you are confident and feel good about what you do, there’s no need to make other people feel small.
— Sterling K. Brown (THR Drama Actor Roundtable – 2017)


When you have everything ahead of you, and you’re dreaming […] it feels so great. And maybe, at the time, you wish things were different or you weren’t starving to death or whatever it is but when I look back on those days now? They were some of the best times in my life.
Billy Bob Thornton (THR Drama Actor Roundtable – 2017)


There really is no difference between art and prayer.
Oprah [Quoting Rainn Wilson] (THR Drama Actress Roundtable – 2017)


Those are the regrets. Not the ones you said ‘no’ to but the ones you said ‘yes’ to.
Jessica Lange (#THR Drama Actress Roundtable – 2017)


I’ve had the curse of self-awareness since [I was] very young. It was a birth defect.
“Episode 7: Gabourey Sidibe.” Never Before with Janet Mock


I’ve always had a push and pull between who they want me to be, who they think I am and who I actually am. And who I prefer to be.
“Episode 7: Gabourey Sidibe.” Never Before with Janet Mock


All they know of me is what they saw. […] As a woman, and as a Black person, you know what they see of us and what we actually are is very different. They’ll see an example, they’ll see a cartoon of us and assume that’s all of us.
“Episode 7: Gabourey Sidibe.” Never Before with Janet Mock


There is so much time wasted in being quiet. It’s detrimental, it is dangerous, it is dangerous to lie and it is dangerous to be silent.
“Episode 7: Gabourey Sidibe.” Never Before with Janet Mock


We, who hurt each other so terribly, will sit here licking each other’s wounds. We damaged goods will each seek the other out in comfort. If you are to die tomorrow, I’m fine with my life ending then as well. But if you want to live for me for one more day, I’ll go on living with you today as well.
— Kizumonogatari III: Reiketsu


[…] no one had made me feel so wanted and necessary. It was the first time I felt I could be enough for someone.
“Part One/ Chapter 3.” Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me


[…] you can’t escape your truth. It follows you. No matter how far you travel, how good you feel with it at a distance, it lingers and sticks to you.
— “Part One/ Chapter 3.” Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me


I knew that love was more than a statement. It was an action that required accountability.
— “Part One/ Chapter 4.” Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me


[…] repeat after me: “That was then, this is now. That was there, this is here. That was yesterday, this is today.
Claws: Season 1/ Episode 2 “Funerary”


I had always been someone who was ambitious to the point of stupidity. When my mind was set on achieving or obtaining something, I’d most often take action before thoroughly thinking about the repercussions. It was my strength and my weakness.
— “Part One/ Chapter 5.” Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me


Beauty is a social experience, subjective and interactive.
— “Part One/ Chapter 5.” Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me

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X-Men: Apocalypse – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Last updated on July 22nd, 2018 at 06:21 pm

Overview

Once again a mutant with a superiority complex shall rise, and Magneto will be a part of it because he is forbidden from having a truly happy ending.

Rating:
TV Viewing

Trigger Warning(s):
Blood (gore) & Body Horror

Characters Worth Noting

Charles Xavier/ Professor X (James McAvoy) | Magneto/Erik (Michael Fassbender) | Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) | Cyclops/ Scott Summers (Tye Sheridan) | Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) | Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) | Storm (Alexandra Shipp)| Moira Mactaggert (Rose Byrne)

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Barely Lethal – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Last updated on July 22nd, 2018 at 06:36 pm

Overview

Barely Lethal is the type of movie which, due to gun violence, cursing, and mild sexuality, is just barely a little too risqué to be something you’d expect to see premiere on Nickelodeon or, at its mildest moments, the Disney Channel.

Review (with Spoilers) – Below

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