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My hot take here is the crutch of telling women they're beautiful. It's the laziest expression of admiration, even if it feels true. More importantly, it's lazy script writing and diminishing of the female characters' other qualities. We know Gemma Chan is beautiful, and so does she, so why does Jon Snow need to tell her? He could have shared any other compliment or consideration. Like you make me feel alive, or my favorite part of being with you is…
Saw Suspiria for the first time. In 4K in the theater. Excellent movie. The entire time, I was trying to figure out who the main actress (Jessica Harper) looks like. Finally realized that she looks most like Karen Allen. She also look like a cross between Margot Kidder and Alicia Vikander.
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In The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood writes, "There must have been a chandelier, once. They've removed anything you could tie a rope to.”
l have an undergraduate degree in Creative Writing. My senior thesis was about suggestion over exposition. I believe that writing is most impactful when presented as a puzzle for readers to solve, or a tangled rope to unwind. Say just enough for readers to infer the meaning. An image is clearer when only the silhouette is given.…