My choice is the first thing that popped into my head when I saw the question. If you’ve seen the 2005 ITV miniseries Secret Smile, you probably know what line of dialogue I’m talking about.
E.J. Beaton has written a fabulous thing at Tor.com about the appeal of Loki, particular as portrayed in the Marvel Cinematic Universe by Tom Hiddleston, and even more particularly as he is depicted in the Disney+ series Loki…
One might wonder why God has seen fit that his most devout followers are often not blessed with an abundance of brains.
Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie command the screen in this delicious anti costume drama with an earthy ethos, replete with movie-movie internecine spycraft and a sly, smart feminist parable that resonates for us today.
Goofy, charming, faithful to its sweet source material, and all while advancing the standard “Be yourself” message with fresh challenges to gender expectations.
I sure do hope he’s right…
The actor may be taking this whole “I don’t wanna be typecast as the Doctor” thing a tad too far…
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Ah, so that’s my problem with the show lately: it’s a bit too Monty Python.
Of course it’s fun in the “oh my god that’s Benedict Cumberbatch!” sense, but it’s a bit Hamlet for Dummies, or Hamlet’s Greatest Hits.