spindizzy: (I know what's going on)
MAN, YOU KNOW WHAT I LOVE? WOMEN SUPPORTING OTHER WOMEN. You know what episode seven of Princess Principal gave me? Fucking teenage girl spies supporting other women and helping their lives become better. YES. MORE OF THIS.

Princess Principal Episode Seven )
spindizzy: A close-up of Yuna's face while she's wearing her wedding dress. (And this is where it all falls down)
I promised that I’d be back with the bullet points and yelling, and look! Fate/Apocrypha is back! Oh my beautiful darling show, it’s been too long! *dreamy sigh*

So let’s get this rolling by yelling about Fate Apocrypha Episode Six! )

And this episode of Princess Principal was really fucking bleak in an entirely obvious way, but it was still bleak, as a fair warning. Caution warning for physically abusive parents and alchoholism! Let's go and yell about episode six. )
spindizzy: Alice in chibi mode looking really confused, with the text "curiouser and curiouser" above her. (Curiouser and curiouser)
Man, watching TV when it comes out is REALLY WEIRD. WHERE IS THE REST OF FATE/APOCRYPHA, GUYS, WHY CAN'T I MAINLINE IT ALL YET.

Okay, so, Fate/Apocrypha )

AND THEN WE WATCHED PRINCESS PRINCIPAL which was honestly happier but I still have an abundance of emotions about everything, so.

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spindizzy: Kyoko stretching and looking smug. (*smug*)
Lex found another show for us to watch together, which is exciting because there's very few things that we're both into? But this one's called Princess Principal, and it appears to be about teenage girls who are spies at boarding school in a magical gaslights/steampunk version of London where it's... Been walled off entirely from the Commonwealth? The "Kingdom of Albion" and the "Albion Commonwealth" are completely separated by this wall. ... Sure, show, I am gonna go with this because teenage spies with steampunk magic.

As the warning usually goes, this is written after the fact so things won't be in order/I'm going to skim over important things, and also ~spoilers!~

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In conclusion, I suspect that this is going to be super male-gazey, but hopefully not enough that I need to nope out because I am really enjoying the characters and the schemes, and I need to know what is going on with Angé and Charlotte, I need it.
spindizzy: (*jedi powers*)
I probably have more to say about this one, but I have forgotten most of it I'm afraid. (Lex managed to distract me by watching Doctor Who afterwards while I was trying to do a transcription, so my brain has glitched and rebooted to "Wow, that Missy lady is pretty and I have no idea what's going on but she threw the Master up against a wall and now I might ship it."

IN NON-SHIPPING NEWS: THIS THING.

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Yeah, I have no ships here yet, just anti-ships. Maybe I'm not well.
spindizzy: Jensen making his robot dinosaur hump his DIY dog. (Make the dollies kiss)
Hello my darlings! Lex is showing me Fate/Apocrypha as it comes out, because the Fate franchise is that rare beast: a fandom that we both like.

I am very cautiously excited, because this could be great. I am going to see about rough reaction shots as we go, you may well end up tracking me going through pits of despair as the characters I love die and the characters I was hoping for a gruesome death for get to live past the ending. (I am still not over Fate/Zero or Unlimited Bladeworks, it turns out.) WE SHALL SEE. But yes, this is all written after the fact, so nothing will be in the correct order, I'm afraid, just as I think of it.

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spindizzy: (What was once)
~HERE'S MY REACTION, SO SPOILERS MAYBE!~

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OKAY, IN CONCLUSION: if you like scary games about incidental time travel, ghosts, siblings, and trying to make the best decisions when there aren't any: have I got a game for you.

ETA: WAIT. WAIT WAIT WAIT. ADDITIONAL FUCKING SPOILERS. Read more... )

Also: I recommend all of [personal profile] rionaleonhart's fic on the subject of timetravel because yes. Sold. Absolutely. This is my new canon ending.
spindizzy: A picture of Deadpool in mask and tuxedo, shrugging. (What can I say?)
I took some scrap paper in when I went to see King Arthur (again) today, because y'know, I'll take some quick notes! It'll be fine! I had some good fic ideas that I kept forgetting!

Eighteen 6x6" scraps of paper and a WHOLE BUNCH of notes later... >_>

([personal profile] thebaconfat I don't know if you're planning to see it, but if you are, let me know what you thought? There are war elephants! And I can give any spoilers/warnings you want.)
spindizzy: (Got it!)
Okay, I have hit the point where for ease of linking I am just going to MAKE A MASTER POST and HAVE ALL OF MY REACTION SHOT LINKS IN ONE PLACE. If I was smart, I would have done this around episode three, but what can you do.

spindizzy: (Come at me bro)
OKAY, I celebrated the New Year by going to the pictures with a bunch of my mates! We were going to see Assassin's Creed, and while we were there [twitter.com profile] stubacca01 suggested going to see Silence, which I hadn't really been planning on seeing? But eh, I have a cinema card, so...

(WEIRD TONAL WHIPLASH: GO.)

I don't think I enjoyed Silence, but I'm like 99% certain that you're not supposed to enjoy Silence. It is very grim, and very bleak, and I don't think that a movie about people being tortured and killed for their faith is a film I want to see, especially when there are several points where the film explicitly says that this pain and suffering the secondary characters go through is specifically to hurt the white male leads., and...

I dunno, it's really strange. It's based on a novel by a Japanese author, I think? So I might want to look at that and see how much of the commentary on Japanese culture is from that and how much from the film-makers. And I've seen someone describe this film as attempting to examine religious colonialism, but I'm not sure how much it really dug into that.

BASICALLY IT WAS SUPER DEPRESSING AND BLEAK, TAKE FROM THAT WHAT YOU WILL.

(I want to make the joke about Kylo Ren and Spiderman teaming up to track down Ra's Al-Ghul, but...)

But Assassin's Creed, though, I SURE HAVE THINGS TO SAY about that! The tl;dr is that it is so bad! Gorgeous action sequences, but the script is legitimately awful. Although the visual effects are good, and I feel like [personal profile] rionaleonhart is Sure Going To Have Opinions on how they handle the Bleed or whatever it was called. Spoilers behind the cut!

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So, my 2017 in media is starting off SUPER GREAT. :D At the very least, we've had a lot to talk about!
spindizzy: (Got it!)
OKAY, WE MADE IT. We're finally at the episode that derailed me and my planned schedule for these reaction shots like TWO WEEKS AGO. I need to write this up, write some fic, watch episodes eleven and twelve, and then I can finally go on twitter again. This is Thursday, by the way, I haven't been on my twitter timeline in over 24 hours and I don't know who I am anymore.

THIS EPISODE: THE FIRE NATION ATTACK.

Links: Link to watch Yuri On Ice on Crunchyroll
Lost in translation post where someone highlighted mistakes in the subs.
My reaction thread on twitter.
Dreamwidth posts: First impression, episode one, episode two, episode three, episode ten, after which I had to loop back to start and shriek loudly about episodes one to three again. Episode four, episode five, episode six, episode seven, episode eight, episode nine


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spindizzy: Victor looking over his shoulder as he holds a CD. (i wasn't listening)
  1. For those wondering, yes I did sleep between starting and finishing writing up the last episode, IT WAS FINE.

  2. I haven't been on twitter since 20:00 on Wednesday (Q: So... When the finale of Yuri On Ice went live? A: DON'T JUDGE ME), this post being written on Thursday. I assume something terrible has happened, everything is on fire, and I will literally be the last one to know because fresh horrors and the fresh horrors device.

  3. Finding Yuri On Ice icons is surprisingly difficult, which I guess is hampered by my not wanting to delve too deeply into the communities for fear of spoilers, and not being on tumblr any more. I have a few! None with ACTUAL YURI IN, hit me up if you see any?

  4. I took a short break to queue the previous posts for today and tomorrow (God bless you Semagic and all who sail on you, someone remind me to go back in and add reaction shot links as they go live), and now I am READY! For THIS FUCKING EPISODE which is the one that finally put Yuri On Ice on my radar, because the ENTIRE FUCKING INTERNET exploded about That One Scene. Let's do this!


Links: Link to watch Yuri On Ice on Crunchyroll
Lost in translation post where someone highlighted mistakes in the subs.
My reaction thread on twitter.
Dreamwidth posts: First impression, episode one, episode two, episode three, episode ten, after which I had to loop back to start and shriek loudly about episodes one to three again. Episode four, episode five, episode six.


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spindizzy: Yurio wiping sweat off his face while looking determined. (Determined)
I DON'T KNOW WHAT MY EMOTIONS ARE DOING BUT MY HANDS ARE SHAKING AND I AM DEFINITELY FEELING SOMETHING AND I AM SO GLAD THAT I FINISHED MY REACTION SHOTS BEFORE I WATCHED THAT

HAVE SOME VERY JUMBLED INITIAL THOUGHTS

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spindizzy: Victor looking over his shoulder as he holds a CD. (i wasn't listening)
NO ONE TELL [twitter.com profile] readingtheend THAT I STARTED THIS POST AT 3:40 IN THE MORNING BECAUSE SHE WILL FUCKING HAVE ME.

Episode six: the episode where every commentary I see is "So, this is the point in-universe where everyone was assumed they bone, right?" Also, this episode introduces FUCKING CHRIS and I am so fliayskfbhlakfsn over FUCKING CHRIS. Not as much as I am over FUCKING JJ, but fairly.

Links: Link to watch Yuri On Ice on Crunchyroll
Lost in translation post where someone highlighted mistakes in the subs.
My reaction thread on twitter.
Dreamwidth posts: First impression, episode one, episode two, episode three, episode ten, after which I had to loop back to start and shriek loudly about episodes one to three again. Episode four, episode five.


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spindizzy: (When you put it like THAT)
GUYS, WHAT IF THE CULMINATION OF "ON LOVE" IS YURIO, YURI, AND FUCKING VICTOR SKATING TO DIFFERENT ARRANGEMENTS OF THE SAME MUSIC? I REFUSE TO BELIEVE THAT THIS COULDN’T TIE TOGETHER LIKE THAT PS I WANT IT. LIKE BURNING.

PPS I haven't seen episode eleven yet, DO NOT TELL ME WHAT HAPPENS.

PPPS This is the episode where I started to believe that maybe they WEREN'T queer-baiting me, but I have seen episode ten and I'm still kinda going "I don't believe it, I am genuinely not sure they're not queerbaiting me, oh god oh god my ship" and I think it is kinda impressive/sad that I doubt my own eyes that much. \o/

As I ended up listing it on [community profile] ladybusiness:
First impression, episode one, episode two, episode three, episode ten, after which I had to loop back to start and shriek loudly about episodes one to three again.


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Hi! I'm Susan, I write for [community profile] ladybusiness, and I'm currently trying to post at least 100 words of fic every day.

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