gratuitous ponytail gifs
It’s just England, y’all. I’m still here. Granted, there were a few weeks there where I was preparing for an across-the-ocean move and all that entailed but I’m all settled now, so we can go back to talking about ….. nothing. Oh, about how season 8 doesn’t exist!
Also! This blog benefits greatly from wonderful contributors who are not me or Ashley – Julie, Gail, Frangi, and Angela. I appreciate them so much and all the different viewpoints they offer and work they do.
They were posted on Twitter in this tweet:
As you can see the media is no longer available. I think they must be on the S3 DVDs but I donated all my Homeland DVDs to charity when I moved so I have no actual way of confirming that theory and my memory is not serving me in this particular moment.
(The video literally only shows like 4 seconds of the alternate take. It’s not like the alt kiss where we got a full scene.)
welcome to your life
there’s no turning back
Anonymous #2: What do you mean “that alt take of the carrie/quinn scene in gif 5 still fucks me up to!!!! this!!!! day!!!!!”
I don’t know how else to describe it, it just fucks me up! For one, it’s a better take. Carrie seems more vulnerable, the emotion seems more spontaneous, like Claire didn’t intend for her voice to break or to make those facial expressions. By contrast, the aired take seems more controlled and measured, which is not a bad thing, just way less likely to still have an impact on me 5+ years later.
(The scene in question is the scene in the parking lot where Carrie and Quinn talk about her offer to be the Istanbul station chief. The moment in question is when Carrie says she can’t be a mother for reasons X, Y, and Z.)
My favorite part of any dramatic show is when the character dramatically turns around, take of their glasses and then they say one line. (…) I’d like to challenge you for a dramatic turn speak.
I khan’t say that I’ve ever actually seen Four Weddings and a Funeral.
That said, I find Hugh Grant’s floppy 90s hairdo SO attractive.
While I still maintain that season 8 does not exist, I have to say Lover has more Carrie Mathison songs on it than you might think. For example: