i am so excited about penny dreadful

LEGIT REASONS YOU SHOULD WATCH PENNY DREADFUL RIGHT NOW

1. IT IS A SHOW THAT UNASHAMEDLY HAS A FEMALE HEROINE PLAYED BY THE STUNNING AND INSANELY TALENTED EVA GREEN

2. THE WRITING IS SO BEAUTIFUL AND CLEVER AND SAD AND FUNNY AND AHHHHHHH 

3. I’M SRS EVA’S PHYSICAL PERFORMANCES DURING HER POSSESSION SCENES ARE SO MINDBLOWING AND INTENSE THAT CAST MEMBERS DONT EVEN HAVE TO ACT SCARED AND ITS CRIMINAL SHE HASN’T WON AWARDS LOOK AT THIS SHIT

Originally posted by dormanta

4. LITERALLY EVERYONE IN THIS SHOW IS BI??? AND DON’T MAKE A SECRET OF IT LIKE THERE’S LIKE 3 TOKEN STRAIGHT PEOPLE LOOK

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Originally posted by azefira

5. DID I MENTION LIKE THERE ARE SO MANY AWESOME WOMEN IN THIS SHOW AND THEY’RE MULTIDIMENSIONAL AND NEVER WRITTEN AS SEXIST THEY ARE ALL DIFFERENT BUT NEVER SECONDARY AND THE SHOW IS BLATANTLY FEMINIST WITHOUT MANSPLAINING 

Originally posted by mimic-of-modes

6. EVA GREEN AS VANESSA IVES

7. ALSO THE COSTUME AND SET DESIGN IS FRIGGIN AMAZINGLY DETAILED WITHOUT BEING WANKY

8. THE SHOW DEALS WITH HEAVY THEMES OF ALIENATION AND MENTAL ILLNESS AND ABUSE AND DEPRESSION AND DOESN’T MAKE IT OUT TO BE PRETTY FOR ANYONE

9. LIKE SRSLY EVA GREEN THO  

10. WHILE POC REPRESENTATION IS LIMITED BY THE CLASS THEY’RE WRITING ABOUT, THE SHOW STILL MAKES AN EFFORT TO HAVE POC AS PART OF IT’S ENSEMBLE CAST AND ONE OF THE MAIN CHARACTERS IN S2 IS TRANSGENDER 

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11. THERE IS ALSO THIS CUTIE

12. AND THIS ONE

13. AND EVA GREEN

14. AND OMG THE GROUP BECOMES FAMILY TROPE IS SO STRONG WITH THIS SHOW LIKE ITS SO BEAUTIFUL JUST GO WATCH MY BEAUTIFUL VICTORIAN GOTHIC FAM RN GOGOGOGOGO! YOU’VE ONLY GOT LIKE 3 WEEKS TILL SEASON 3