white people again

person of color: hey wouldn’t it be cool if angels were represented as brown or black more often–

edgy whites who went to a week of bible study 15 yrs ago and regurgitate all their Superior Knowledge from textually inaccurate all-caps tumblr posts written by supernatural fans: um…… ACTUALLY :) angels don’t look like HUMANS they look like ELDRITCH NIGHTMARES™ that MELT YOUR BRAIN OUT so stop giving them skin colors :) try a few animal heads instead :) don’t forget the eyeballs :) 

chaotic--cosmos  asked:

Please talk about the mummy returns

pristinepastel said: Hey, i know you like the first mummy, but what about the mummy returns?

I HAVE RETURNED…after like a day. 

but what the people want, the people get!

RIGHT SO THE MUMMY RETURNS!

aka the only sequel that is 1000% just as good as the first one. like holy shit. 

ten years later and we meet our heroes again. rick and evie are happily married, going on adventures, and evie’s dream of becoming a respected scholar has come true and they’ve made a tiny human! 

the only unrealistic part being that they only had one kid, i mean they are still all over each other ten years later and you’re telling me they only had ONE kid.

okay. sure jan. 

but boy o’ boy is that one kid awesome! 

alex o’connell. this kid is literally:

  • 50% evie super-klutz-genius. 
  • 50% rick screams-at-things-that-are-illogical-to-scream-at. 
  • 50% uncle jonathan’s sheer dumb luck and wit. 
  • 10% i’m really bad at math. 

you get the point. HE’S GREAT. also the actor passed on harry potter because, JUST LIKE ME, the mummy 1999 was his favorite movie and he just HAD to be in the sequel. alex is just such a smart-ass little shit. that much like his mother, accidentally brings about the apocalypse by opening something he shouldn’t have:

Originally posted by rafikecoyote

ARDETH BAY TIME LADIES AND GENTLEMEN. he has a much bigger role in this one. GOD BLESS. (because he was supposed to die in the first one, but test audiences loved him as much as we do, so they kept his fine ass around) he still looks prettier than everyone and is still so done with white people once again. 

*after almost being killed on he bus* “this was my first bus ride.”
*after realizing they’re gonna make him fly again* “why can’t you people ever keep your feet on the ground?”

he’s just such an awesome A+ friend goals, because while he probably needs to go be with other medjai to prepare for battle against anubis’ army (yikes), he stays with the fam to rescue alex. it wasn’t even much of a thought for him really, rick and evie just batted their eyelashes and he was like: *sighs* “these white people are always messing my shit up, but they are my white people.”

Originally posted by lestatscherie

jonathan: still beautifully the same as ever. witty, clever, and would do anything for his family. 

“be quiet alex! if there’s going to be any hysterics, they’ll come from me!”

“if you see anyone come running out screaming, it’s just me.”

when he boasts about being a good shot and ardeth is internally like “i’m gonna die.” THEN HE SAVES ARDETH. hell yeah.

Originally posted by aurhireactions

rick: he’s still screaming at things. BUT IN DAD MODE. he’s the ultimate dad.

“you, lighten up. you, big trouble. you, get in the car.”
*sweetly* “honey, what are you doing, these guys don’t use doors.”
“knowing my brother-in-law, he probably deserves whatever you’re about to do to him, but this is my house and i have certain rules about snakes and dismemberment.”

Originally posted by lmhotep

evie: still a super-klutz nerd, but with C O N F I D E N C E. little baby librarian is now a honey badger of ASK ME IF I GIVE A FUCK! and also a re-incarnated princess

“no harm ever came from opening a chest.”

rick: “i swear that kid gets more and more like you every day.”
evelyn: “you mean more attractive, sweet and devilishly charming?”

Originally posted by a-ripley

we meet izzy, another one of rick’s ex boyfriends, who is a much more reliable mode of transportation than previously mentioned murder buses. 

imhotep: still emo. still wants to make out with his gf.

anck su namun/meela: hella good villain. she bomb af and 100% wants to take over the world. amazing. she actually has like a really cool role this time too!!! like so much screen time. 

Originally posted by marimoody

the rock…i mean the scorpion king, he’s another emo villain with goofy cgi rendering and like 4 million terrible made-for-TV spin off movies that you are lying if you haven’t watched at least one of them and felt that utter disappointment. but who cares the rock is pretty. and this was his first acting role and the reason we have him where he is today. 

thank you mummy returns for giving the world actor rock johnson #blessed

Originally posted by charmander-ann

THE ROMANCE AGAIN:

normal action movie sequel romance: same guy. different girl. repeat of first movie’s romance. hehehehhehehehhEHEHEHEHHEHH. 

not here bitch. 

rick and evie’s love has only grown stronger. they still bicker like old ladies at bingo night. the still look at each other like they hung the moon. they’re still disgusting jonathan because they CANNOT KEEP THEIR HANDS TO THEMSELVES. one kid my ass. they still support each other and protect each other like crazy. they love each other so much and it’s so healthy and pure and there is some good in this world mr. frodo.

Originally posted by yocalio

the bottom line here is. what’s the point of watching the mummy 1999 if you aren’t going to watch the mummy returns immediately after?

JUST DO IT.

Originally posted by mummymovies

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This is psychological torture for white people. (x

Remind me again how Black people are too sensitive because I swear that’s what they keep telling me whenever I get upset at the justice system for railroading people who look like me or the media for the way they talk about the Obamas or our legislators for pandering to constituents who would still vote for Jim Crow laws.  I’m too sensitive when those things upset me but this is psychological torture for white people.

If you’re white and you can’t take this lil piece of reflection from an anonymous messageboard, you would not last six hours as a Black person in America.  I get worse than this from people in positions of power as soon as I turn on the television.  I had to watch My First Lady being called a man by actual political commentators with an audience of millions.  The sitting President of the United States is endorsed by the KKK, a terrorist group that has killed thousands of Black people.  But a few pieces of paper that simply call for white folks to recognize our humanity, treat us as equals, and stop ignoring the effects of history is psychological torture.

  • media : *features countless movies and TV shows about straight relationships*
  • straight ppl : *shrug*
  • media : *shows a straight couple kissing*
  • straight ppl : *yawn*
  • media : *broadcasts a stereotypical gay*
  • straight ppl : *read at 3:38pm*
  • media : *shows a non-stereotypical gay couple in a committed relationship*
  • straight ppl : STOP SHOVING THE GAYNESS IN OUR FACE OMFG WE GET IT THERE ARE GAY PEOPLE OKAY, YOU DON'T NEED TO BE SHOWING IT EVERYWHERE

So this is really important and I’d appreciate if someone else would come forward to make it as I’m not really qualified, but again:

White people do NOT get to tell Black people what their experiences with their orientations are and aren’t.

I’ve seen behavior coming from the white exclusionists that want to defy this because exceptions in their “aces aren’t oppressed” rhetoric makes visible all their OTHER holes, but its got to fucking stop.

Black ace/aro people have come forward again and again about how the experience of being sexualized/desexualized because of their race intersects with their a-spec identities. This is not an area white exclusionists have any goddamn right to debate on.

And heaven forbid, you tell a Black (or even otherwise PoC) a-spec that they have “an oppression fantasy” or “want to be oppressed,” you’re fucking disgusting. You’ve crossed a goddamn line.

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Who’s your favourite royal?

and that’s not even touching the rampant anti-blackness in south asian immigrant communities. like people will come here knowing little else except that black people are ‘not to be trusted’ and ‘not to be made friends with’ etc etc. 

like you’ll have twats on youtube making videos exploiting the anti-blackness of their parents for cheap laughs, making videos about how their parents are afraid of their black friends, how they react to hip hop, how it’s such a FUNNY prank to tell your parents that you’re dating a black person and filming their reaction when they flip out because it’s soooooo funny and not at all horrific and sad and fucking shitty.

like i’ve had friends who have purposefully refused to invite black people to their houses, even the ones they’ve been “friends” with for a long time, because their parents won’t allow them into their house. and these are the same parents who talk shit abt immigration, and the same ones that complain the most abt white people. i mean again, how far does your head have to be up your ass that you don’t realize the blatant hypocrisy of being this way?

You can tell if someone hasn’t watched “dear white people” if they hate on the show claiming it’s as racist as the title because of a few gifs that made them uncomfortable. If you’ve actually watched the show, you’ll know it’s not just about pointing fingers at white people. But then again y'all just see the title and assume that you’ve been a victim of a PC crime and culture.

Originally posted by favedbythebell

I’ve spoken before about how the way white leftists–and to a lesser degree, nonblack leftsists as a whole–interact and discuss Beyoncé disturbs me, the way it always happens to be this one particular black woman consistently chosen as a stand-in for all of the ultra-rich, and why such specific scrutiny makes me uncomfortable as a black leftist.

My discomfort with their unwillingness to ask themselves why it’s always Bey who they see as especially worshipped–and what they’re missing in their evaluation of that.

But it really does go deeper than that… the way white people(and again, to a lesser extent nbpoc as well) interact with black female celebrities tends to be uncomfortable at best. Black women are always the most scrutinized at the end of the day, but it’s still disheartening that the way white and nb celebs are discussed never comes close to level of glee that nb ppl find in discussing why this black woman is Bad and undeserving.

And when they’re not being scrutinized, when they’re being approved of, it’s still wrapped up in dehumanizing and often fetishizing language, with bits of ‘borrowed’ aave applied liberally… as liberally as misogynioristic language is also applied to 'praise’ them.

Obviously I can’t stop nonblack people from discussing black individuals as a whole–although sometimes I truly would love to, it’s exhausting as hell–but it feels so alienating that these people don’t even see what they’re doing, time after time.

Okay, so I just watched the episode and it wasn’t bad. Oddly enough, I actually really liked it. Obviously, the Bilquis stuff was on point. But you probably already knew that though, right? I’m sure something may have given that away. Yetide Badaki is amazing! She knows how to do a lot with a little, and I’m so proud because this makes me want to know more about Bilquis. It makes me want to know what it is that the New Gods want from her. I just hope she gets a chance to be fleshed out more in S2 like some of the other tertiary characters have been. And I really liked Easter. I gravitate towards bubbly characters more often than not; they’re a weakness of mine, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. Kristin was absolutely perfect for this role.

I’m trying to figure out what the fuck happened in the middle of the season though. It started off strong and it ended strong, but those middle episodes were .. enough to make me quit. Those middle episodes weren’t compelling at all. Here’s to hoping S2 is a lot like the beginning and the end of this season, because those episodes work. They just do. When the show revolves around different characters in the ensemble cast and not just the same ones, it’s more enjoyable.