I’ve also taken some of those ‘medallions’ and expanded them into full 8x8 square prints! All of the artwork is available on my etsy, and I’ll have it at Kumoricon this weekend in Vancouver—come say hi!
In case you were wondering, I’m a huge Tolkien nerd, born and raised. As well as reading all of the books to me, my parents pretty much told me I was a hobbit when I was little, and they were right. I have freakishly small hairless feet, but other than that, total hobbit.
You know butt pose: It’s when female characters on movie posters are posed juuuuust so, enabling the audience a view of both her chest and her derriere, while any male characters get to face the camera and be all action-y. Here are some Avengers-y examples (scroll down). And a more recent one from Divergent. Here’s another. And another. And another. And another. Tauriel has no truck with that nonsense. Now strike a pose, Legolas!
MUST REBLOG just look long and hard at this composition, you guys, it’s almost like CREATIVE TEAMS ARE GOING OUT OF THEIR WAY TO RECOGNIZE AND SUBVERT TRADITIONALLY OBJECTIFYING FRAMES OF REFERENCE happy thanksgiving ya’ll
i luv this because i’ve always firmly believed that legolas was given the cliched “girl” role in the LOTR movies. also i loathe butt-pose posters and this cheers me. i would definitely watch The Hobbit if it was about legolas being tauriel’s male girlfriend, instead of being about hobbits and dwarves. (sorry hobbit fans.)
I’ve read a review of the film.
I know whose girlfriend Tauriel is. I’m not saying.
I’m DELIGHTED this poster exists. I’m DELIGHTED Evangeline Lily has said what she said about her inclusion in this film. I’m DELIGHTED certain Tolkien fans are boycotting the movie because they hate the departures from the text (more room for NICE people in the theater)
I’m pretty sure Weta and PJ and Crew went to New Line and WB and said, “Do this, or we’ll make a fuss in the press - and we’ll win.”
Jacket owned by the Marquis de Beauharnais. First Empire.
This magnificent embroidered jacket belonged to Marquis François de Beauharnais (1756–1846), older brother of Alexander de Beauharnais, Josephine’s first husband. He left the country during the French Revolution but returned to Paris in 1802. After a first diplomatic post with the queen regent of Etruria, from 1806 to 1808, he was appointed ambassador to Spain by Napoleon. This garment is an example of the “French-style jacket”, reminiscent of the court of Versailles, that men were required to wear by First Empire etiquette. — Château de Malmaison: Costume Collection
My friends gave me this like crazy alchemy wizard honey set. Nine different local, single source honeys from across the US, sealed with cork and wax. Because it’s raw and there are a lot of temperature shifts in shipping, the honey has begun to crystallize, but I kind of think they look prettier this way~
Inspired by the rich gold and black of Dolce and Gabbana’s A/W 2012 collection, I saw this fabric and knew it was meant to be. Just finished over Thanksgiving weekend, it’s been a great relief since I haven’t sewn anything this ambitious in a long time.