elisi: Five (The future's shit) (Umbrella Academy)
I sort of want to write something about Brexit, but it'll probably be outdated within the hour, and ancient news by tomorrow.

(Not to mention all the other news from around the world. *hands*)

On the other hand, The Umbrella Academy is a thing that exists in the world, so not everything is bad. I am watching it for the second time, remembering what it's like to fall in love with a show and a [weird and wonderful] world and a whole bunch of characters. And what characters!! I can't even. There are SO MANY, and I love them all. (Even the stupid/annoying ones.) Although Five and Klaus were basically custom-made to hit alllll my buttons. Like ticking off everything on a list of 'Stuff that elisi loves'. That hasn't happened in a long, long time.

There are many excellent shows out there, but there are very, very few that hit me in that way, so this was a most wonderful surprise. ♥

ETA: There will likely be spoilers in the comments...

Brexit

20 March 2019 09:01 am
elisi: (Vote Saxon by diapadme)
Worth watching, May as Hitler (you know the one):

May vs Bercow
elisi: (Default)
I've been trying to think of something to say about the Christchurch killings, but not been able to. However, this thread was in my mind yesterday as we went to church (go to Twitter and read the whole thing):


ohmygod

10 March 2019 08:09 pm
elisi: (Sunglasses)
I think this might be the perfect Twelve vid.

(I have embedded it, but watch it on youtube in wide- or fullscreen.)



The song is perfect of course (okay, it's a cover, which is sad), but the editing is exquisite, and just... *kisses fingertips*
elisi: Rahul from Bake Off 2018 <3 (OMG!!!)
Trust me.



I've been humming it all day. (Any attempt at description will fall short, so just watch. It's only 4 minutes.)
elisi: (Girl with a sword by sandy_s)
Finally got to Revelations & Lover's Walk.

Read more... )
elisi: (Missy)
Please go read this thread if you think old people should be allowed to watch the BBC for free...




Then go here:

https://www.bbc.com/yoursay

And there is also a petition here:

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/our-impact/campaigning/save-free-tv-for-older-people/#
elisi: (Janet)
If anyone could help [personal profile] a_phoenixdragon she would be extremely grateful.

Post here
elisi: 13 running towards the TARDIS (TARDIS)
Vids are the answer. I've been working on a very long and indepth post about Thirteen and I'm just fed up. Imma gonna go back to watching Five and maybe at some point I'll feel extra cross with Chibbers and post the darn thing, but until then there's this, which just made my morning:

elisi: (Thirteen)
So, I am trying to write up my thoughts on S11 (because apparently I need to write them down in order to get them out of my system) and some parts make me cross and some are just annoying and some are just... less than what I hoped for (even with having low expectations).

And I really don't like being negative, so - if you feel so inclined - please share your favourite Thirteen stuff with me? Like, anything. Your favourite scene, or exchange, art work, vids, fic, cosplay, a news story about how Thirteen & Team TARDIS made a difference to someone... Just anything.

Because I want to remember how I felt right at the beginning when everything was exciting and happy.
elisi: (General)

elisi: (Tea)




Brexit: Theresa May's deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat

(Not that I expected this to pass, but ye gods, the incompetence of... everything.)

ETA: Nice summary:


elisi: (Doctor Who)
The Doctor Tribute | 1963 - 2019 | Hartnell to Whittaker



(There are even a couple of frames from the New Year's Special.)

ETA:

And then I came across an Extended Cut of 'The First Question'- 50th Anniversary Trailer

Dr Who

2 January 2019 09:25 pm
elisi: (Thirteen)
Well thank the Lord, they haven't forgotten how to make the show.

(Probably more later, although I have a whole year in which to formulate my thoughts...)
elisi: Candide as criticism of Chibnall Who (Chibnall)
So, tonight (at 7pm) we'll get the only Doctor Who of the whole of 2019.

I am trying very hard not to be negative, so here is a very positive review of The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos (and S11 in general).

However, when I started thinking about tonight's ep I figured the older girls will probably ask what happened in S11 (they only watched the first two episodes) and my answer will be: Nothing much, really.

Of course Doctor Who is by nature very accessible, you can hop on board pretty much anywhere, but the biggest development of S11 was Ryan calling Graham 'grandad'.

ETA: Knew I was forgetting something. My summary of S11:

S11Moral5

And to go with that, I bring you something silly. From the comments of a post about Resolution (even the link is spoilery! Don't hover over!), here is a 'Leaked script extract':

SPOILERS FOR VILLAIN )

It's possible there was something else I meant to say, but I am 3/4 of the way through a Fifth Doctor story and would like to see how it ends. :) (I am watching Classic Who backwards. I saw the movie years ago and most of Seven. I have now watched the rest of Seven, all of Six (♥) and have now started on Five. It's all been far more engaging than S11. (Go on Chibnall. Prove me wrong!)
elisi: (Zim)
Bladerunner
(x)

And props to Blade Runner, that's fairly accurate.

Anyway - thank you all for being awesome in 2018, and here's to 2019, a No Deal Brexit and all the other joys. But hey, I get to use the quixotic mood! :D

elisi: (Default)
This is one of the albums I have listened to every year for... I don't even know.



(It's a playlist, so go to youtube to listen to the whole thing.)

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