there’s this car where i’m from, known pretty well by people as “the duck car” and i finally saw it and it beats every celebrity sighting
CORGI HUSKY MIXED. THEY STAY THAT LITTLE IM DYINGGGG
What if April & Karai were best friends and kicked ass together?
This is a little late, I’m sorry- work is draining and looney sometimes.
Two weekends ago, my TMNT buddy and I finally came together and made one of our favourite fandoms come true.
It was insanely fun, I love my April so much x
I am seriously so glad we dedicated the first 45mins to picture taking, (basically all these nonsense) because the weather was like hell fire.
Singapore, unfortunately is not cosplay-friendly especially during the middle of the year lol.
Also, We’ve been a huge & silent fan of some tmnt artists/related blogs here on tumblr and my partner-in-crime holophernes and I wish to dedicate all these pictures to you.
maskedinred lesnee thehuginator snuffes tmnt2k12 freyreh luleiya
splintersdojo swaggatello nickelodeon smilingthroughbrokenteeth
Thank you for always supplying us with lovely, (sometimes) juicy material, in which I also poison everyone else near me with (:
TMNT for lyfe.
p.s Click on pictures for hi-res
Gustav Eberlein: “Dornauszieher”
Howard’s responsibility as The Ninja’s Squire is big.
I wanna be the duck :’C
*tries to think of an intelligent way to say i’ve been slacking* …i’ve been doing a lot of limited palette sketches
i see lucy as a racist film that plays on negative stereotypes while hiding behind the cover of (white) feminism.
all this film has done is switch out the white man for a white woman. it’s still a film about a white person getting violated by the evil poc, then gaining power and wiping them out.
here’s 2 of my favourite scenes from the trailer:
from top to left to right:
KEEP CLEAN 保持清潔，APPLE 蘋果，ONION 洋蔥，GRAPE 葡萄，CHAIR 椅子，TOMATO 番茄
traditional chinese is an actual written language used by millions of people, not symbols to be thrown around at the whim of set designers because they look cool and idk, serves to create a menacing asian atmosphere. this is so disrespectful, and made even worse by the fact that this film in set it taipei, taiwan where the official written language is traditional chinese.
it doesn’t matter that this film caters to a primarily “white” audience who won’t be able to read it, the language and culture of taiwan isn’t something for you to twist and use as you deem fit because it’s “exotic.”
lucy shoots a guy for not being able to speak english.
she l i t e r a l l y shoots this taiwanese taxi driver, in taiwan for not being able to speak english. she’s in taipei and she’s shooting people as they are of no use to her because they don’t speak english.
just think about the sort of message that’s sending out. she’s not being “bad-ass strong female character who takes no shit,” she’s saying that english is useful and better. this is the type of harmful ideology that stretches all the way back from when western countries were colonising and forcing their language and customs on other countries.
let me explain with a real life example. i was born in new zealand to two taiwanese parents. i am fluent in english, but mandarin is conversational at best. my friends in taiwan say that i am “so lucky” to speak fluent english, when they are fluent in mandarin and their english level is no worse than my mandarin. they tell me that they want to perfect their english but in the same breath tell me that mandarin isn’t worth perfecting because i have english and that’s “enough”. they also tell me how pretty my white friends are when they see pictures.
this is the type of neo imperialism ideology that they’ve grown up buying into. it honestly hurts and frustrates me that they belittle their own culture like this, honestly believing that the western world is superior. this is the type of neo imperialism ideology that this film (hopefully unintentionally) promotes: white people are better and will save the day.
if they wanted to film a movie about a white women getting back at those who had violated her, why not film it in a western country? if they wanted to film it in taiwan, why not find an asian lead actress?
i do agree that we need more women protagonists in action/superhero movies, but not like this. its not okay that the female lead needs to be kidnapped and have her body cut open without her consent in order to gain her powers, and those said those powers do not make any of this racist bullshit okay.
i am just so tired and angry of poc always being brushed off to the side as either props or villains in mainstream media.
as a poc, it’s so frustrating to see that the of the standard of beauty still white women when we live in multi-cultural societies and a diverse world.
feminism is about equality. a film in which poc are presented as evil and inferior before being killed off by a superior white woman does not promote equality.
This is actually a fantastic part of the movie because Pixar is giving the viewers a gentle reminder of what real life is like. Accidents happen, even to good people, and you can’t make it a tragedy if you have to dip into your savings to repair the damage. You just have to keep moving forward, work hard, and hope for the best.
The thing that sucks about mental illness is that if you aren’t depressed enough, suicidal enough, bad enough, nobody cares. Nobody cares until you reach their standard, and that standard is when your problem is bad enough to effect them
The amount of people who can relate to this makes me equally incredibly sad and immensely angry
does anyone actually sit at weddings and think ‘this is so fun, what a great use of my time’ or does that just happen in movies