ruth green

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You two talk a lot, huh?

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“We had a wonderful time together shooting the film. We, all of us, got along so well.”  –  Joel Edgerton

“I think myself and Joel are quite similar in that we like a nice happy set, you know, we like to get on with people and I think that it’s safe to say we’re both performers who are happy to interact with other performers on stage or on a set.”  –  Ruth Negga

Photos: Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga having some fun with “Loving” writer/director Jeff Nichols and fellow cast members at the film’s New York premiere

One last Christmas Drawing!

Ruth and Idgie here were a surprise for jetgirl - if you don’t follow her, you should. You’re welcome in advance. She’s been dealing the fangirl to me and countless others for years. YEARS. Bask in the write-ups of her girlcrushes and discover shows/movies you had know idea you needed in your life. You’ll also be hard-pressed to find funnier, more endearing tags.

So If you like TV and are looking for something new to watch I suggest: Rebellion

Its only 5 episodes long and it came out this January. Its takes place in WW1 Ireland, and focuses on the stories of three woman; Elizabeth, Frances and May, and their roles in the Easter Rebellion of 1916. 

Its a Netflix original so it is a bit dark; trigger warning for death and violence. Other than that though, it has great acting and I just want more people to watch it so I can talk to them about it – literally it took me a day to watch it and now I want to go back and watch it again! Or campaign for more episodes!!

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Face it, girls, I’m older and I have more insurance.

It’s funny, most people can be around someone and they gradually begin to love them and never know exactly when it happened; but Ruth knew the very second it happened to her. When Idgie had grinned at her and tried to hand her that jar of honey, all these feelings that she had been trying to hold back came flooding through her, and it was at that second in time that she knew she loved Idgie with all her heart.

Fannie Flagg, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

She had stayed a virgin so she wouldn’t be called a tramp; had married so she wouldn’t be called an old maid; faked orgasms so she wouldn’t be called frigid; had children so she wouldn’t be called barren; had not been a feminist because she didn’t want to be called queer and a man hater; never nagged or raised her voice so she wouldn’t be called a bitch…..

She had done all that and yet, still, this stranger had dragged her into the gutter with the names that men call women when they are angry.

Evelyn wondered, why always sexual names? And why when men wanted to degrade other men, did they call them pussies? As if that was the worst thing in the world. What have we done to be thought of that way? To be called cunt?

—  Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
whistlestop: a fanmix

[8tracks]

 a mix for idgie and ruth, for evelyn and mrs. threadgoode: for stump and dot weems and sipsey and big george. even for reverend scroggins.

a mix for whistlestop, alabama: a town with a living, beating heart.

leaner days (husky) | morning song (chris and thomas) | helplessness blues (fleet foxes) | return to darden road (beta radio) | land of sea (chris and thomas) | tiger striped sky (roo panes) | gotta have you (the weepies) | the truth is a cave (the oh hellos) | ghost train (thomas newman) | farewell (husky)

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Favourite books:  Fannie Flagg  Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

“What was this power, this insidious threat, this invisible gun to her head that controlled her life … this terror of being called names?
She had stayed a virgin so she wouldn’t be called a tramp or a slut; had married so she wouldn’t be called an old maid; faked orgasms so she wouldn’t be called frigid; had children so she wouldn’t be called barren; had not been a feminist because she didn’t want to be called queer and a man hater; never nagged or raised her voice so she wouldn’t be called a bitch …
She had done all that and yet, still, this stranger had dragged her into the gutter with the names that men call women when they are angry.”