Will you have dinner with me tomorrow night?
This. Was. PERFECT. Perfect writing. The hilarity factor of her answering ‘for him’ (off camera) and the emotional unease and distrust were spot on.
^^ SO BRILLIANT. And hilarious. UGH.
And the ‘Devil Wears Prada’ star also received a comical musical tribute from songwriting duo Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, who reworked ‘Love is an Open Door’ from ‘Frozen’ to be about Meryl.
A source said: ”It was about how much they love Meryl and her movies and the chorus was, ‘We want to be Meryl Streep.’ At the end, they sort of whispered Meryl f***ing Streep, which was very funny.”"
talking to people about my obsessions pretending im just a casual fan
In english, we say “shut the fuck up” but in spanish they say “cierra la boca puta” which translates to shut your bitch mouth and i think thats beautiful
“Under normal circumstances, you should not be here. Most smart, good-looking women become lawyers, not cops. […] Well, you are not bridge and tunnel. No trace of the boroughs when you talk, so that means Mahattan. That means money. You went to college, probably a pretty good one. You had options. Yeah, you had lots of options. Better options, more socially acceptable options. And you still chose this.”
Read her so well.
"It was exciting and just a major, major compliment…I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen." - Lupita Nyong’o on being named People Magazine’s Most Beautiful
Well, he walked up to me and he asked me if I wanted to dance.
He looked kinda nice and so I said I might take a chance.
When he danced he held me tight
And when he walked me home that night
All the stars were shining bright
And then he kissed me.
everyone is embarrassed of their fourteen year old self trust me if you’re fourteen right now you will regret whatever it is that you are doing at this moment
What, being a SuperWhoLockian, Tumblrian, and just being generally pretty good? I don’t think so.
screenshot this and look at it in 3 years
Let me tell you about the sheer brilliance that is Meryl Streep and her creation of Miranda Priestly.
Ask any young woman what her favourite film of Meryl’s would be, and I’m quite certain that The Devil Wears Prada would come up in conversation, favourite or not. And it may seem like a generic answer: oh, a film about fashion, so obviously women would identify with it. No, that’s not it. This film isn’t about fashion. This film, as Meryl says, “is a story about a woman at the head of a corporate ladder who’s misunderstood, who’s motives and pressures on her are intense and who doesn’t have time to play certain nice games.”
And though screentime and first bill casting can indicate that Andrea Sachs is the main character, who are you really left thinking about at the end of the film?
Miranda Priestly — the woman who was written as a fictional equivalent to Anna Wintour from the novelist Lauren Weisberger’s experience as her assistant — in the novel was a raging, two-dimensional boss from Hell written only to antagonize and complicate the lives of her employees with impossible standards and even more impossible demands. She was expected to resemble Vogue’s editor-in-chief (Miranda’s office in the film a near replica of Anna’s), so imagine everyone’s fucking surprise the first day Meryl showed up on set wearing an untested wig white as snow, with a voice that never raised, where the most deadly delivery was a whisper.
But this scene on the right, this scene that hadn’t existed until Meryl went and thought, “wait a minute, there’s an imbalance of character here…” so she brought it to light and this was written. Sparingly, as it was said, yet one of the very few scenes to be altered in the entire film. This is how it went: Meryl showed up to the scene without any make-up. She walked in, didn’t talk to anybody, sat down and did it, got up and left, went downstairs and waited. She did this scene once.
And the thing is, this wasn’t meant for you to suddenly cheer for Miranda; it was to show you that she was human and that her success came with a costly price that hurt her the most. She thawed the Snow Queen, extinguished the flames of the fiery boss from Hell and gave her what she never had on paper: substance.
If completely reinventing a character from a subpar novel by giving her actual character and successfully distinguishing her from the woman she was based on isn’t considered pure talent, then I don’t know what is.
McGee: You ever stop to think I would be the plucky comic relief? (3x14)
Richard Castle in 6x20
32, 613 people understand this. Please explain
nobody say a word