Why were you putting rocks in the pencil sharpener?

Because I needed them for my arrowhead collection.



"At 600 km above planet Earth, the temperature fluctuates between +258 and -148 degrees Fahrenheit. There is nothing to carry sound. No air pressure. No oxygen. Life in space is impossible."



bluemavor:

I wish I didn’t care about anything.

Palo Alto (2013)



Heathers (1988)



wednesdaydreams:

I offer you my hand, my heart. Jane, I ask you to pass through life at my side— to be my second self, and my best earthly companion.

Jane Eyre (2011), Cary Fukunaga



Jane Eyre (2011), Cary Fukunaga


Anonymous asked: Hi, can you recommend some good period show/movies?

wednesdaydreams:

Mini Series

  • Brideshead Revisited (1981) (w Jeremy Irons)
  • Henry VIII & His Six Wives (1994)
  • Pride and Prejudice (1995) (w Colin Firth) (the beginnings of mass hysteria over a period film figure lololol)
  • Daniel Deronda (2002)
  • Charles II: The Power & the Passion (2003) (w Rufus Sewell, Helen McCrory, Rupert Graves)
  • Henry VIII (2003) (w Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Blunt, Charles Dance, Mark Strong, Ray Winstone) 
  • North & South (2004) (Richard Armitage. This is the one drama/miniseries that caused mass hysteria)
  • Elizabeth I (2005) (Helen Mirren & Jeremy Irons)
  • The Virgin Queen (2005) (Anne Marie Duff and Tom Hardy)
  • Jane Eyre (2006) (Ruth Wilson)
  • Sense & Sensibility (2008)
  • Little Dorritt (2008)
  • Tess of the D’Urbervilles (2008) (Gemma Arterton & Eddie Redmayne)
  • The Devil’s Whore (2008) (Michael Fassbender, Andrea Riseborough)
  • Emma (2009) (Romola Garai & Jonny Lee Miller)
  • Wuthering Heights (2009) (Tom Hardy) 
  • The Pillars of the Earth (2010) (Eddie Redmayne, Hayley Atwell)
  • Any Human Heart (2010) (Matthew MacFadyen, Hayley Atwell, Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger)
  • The Crimson Petal and the White (2011) (Romola Garai & Gillian Anderson
  • Mildred Pierce (2011) (Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce, Evan Rachel Wood)
  • Birdsong (2012) (Eddie Redmayne, Clemence Poesy)
  • Parade’s End (2012) (Benedict Cumberbatch, Rebecca Hall)
  • Restless (Hayley Atwell , Charlotte Rampling, Michelle Dockery)
  • Great Expectations (2013) (Gillian Anderson)

STRONGLY DO NOT RECOMMEND: THE WHITE QUEEN unless you want to get VERY ANGRY about potentially awesome female characters being HORRIBLY WRITTEN. WILL ONLY RECOMMEND BECAUSE I LOVED ANEURIN BARNARD AND DAVID OAKES 

ALSO DO NOT RECOMMEND: NEW WORLDS. TERRIBLE SEQUEL TO THE DEVI’S WHORE. WTF???

TV Series 

  • Downton Abbey
  • The Bletchley Circle
  • The Hour
  • Mad Men
  • Outlander
  • The Borgias
  • The Tudors
  • Penny Dreadful
  • The Musketeers
  • The Paradise
  • Peaky Blinders
  • Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

Movies 

We’d be around here forever if I unleashed the entire catalog of period films I’d recommend, so I’m going to narrow down to a list of films I think are lesser known, that more people should watch. For full list of recommended period films, please go here 

  • Northanger Abbey (2007 TV movie with Felicity Jones)
  • Persuasion (2007 TV Movie with Sally Hawkins and Rupert Penry Jones)
  • Angel (2007) (Romola Garai & Michael Fassbender)
  • Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) 
  • Camille (1936) (Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor)
  • Cheri (2009) (Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Friend, Kathy Bates)
  • Christine (1958) (Alain Delon & Romy Schneider)
  • Cracks (2009) (Eva Green)
  • The Edge of Love (2008) (Keira Knightley, Cillian Murphy)
  • Dangerous Liaisons (2012) (set in 1930s Shanghai with Zhang Ziyi)
  • Dangerous Beauty (1998)
  • The Banquet (2006) (loose adaptation of Hamlet with Zhang Ziyi and Zhou Xun)
  • Red Cliff I & II (2009-2009)
  • Jezebel (1938)
  • La Reine Margot (1994)
  • Quartet (1981)
  • The Story of Adele H (1975)
  • Tess (1979)
  • Maurice (1987)
  • Nosferatu (1979)
  • The Innocents (1961)
  • Howard’s End (1987)
  • A Room With a View (1985)
  • Remains of the Day (1993)
  • The King and The Clown (2005)
  • The Sword with No Name (2009)
  • That Hamilton Woman (1941)
  • 8 Women (2002)
  • Far From Heaven (2002)
  • Made in Dagenham (2008)
  • Vera Drake (2004)
  • Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
  • Populaire (2012)
  • The Age of innocence (1993) 
  • Masquerade (2012)
  • The Invisible Women (2013)
  • Belle (2014)


The Virgin Suicides (1999) directed by Sofia Coppola



Girl, Interrupted, dir. by James Mangold, (1999)



Angelina Jolie in Girl, Interrupted, dir. by James Mangold (1999)