EXCLUSIVE! Movie Rat Mike at Steven Moffat Q&A

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AUGH! I mean, hey everyone, the Movie Rats have a very special treat! Our podcast’s massive popularity got Movie Rat Mike an invitation to a very hush-hush exclusive press conference question-and-answer panel with the real actual Steven Moffat himself! Don’t believe me? Well I don’t know why, I’ve never lied to you before. Just listen for yourself and BEHOLD THE GENIUS!


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wannabeanimator:

Martin Scorsese - The Art of Silence

Shh!

Cool video about artistic use of sound design…and the art of lack of sound in that design.

My eyebrows, which I’ve never taken much notice of in my life before, Steven’s decided are the most amazing comic devices. Now in the scripts, as a stage direction, instead of saying, “The Doctor looks peeved” or “The Doctor looks annoyed,” they just write, “Eyebrows.” I’m supposed to do something with my eyebrows.
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Off-Model with Ian and Kyle #19

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Well BLOW ME DOWN! It’s an all-new very specigral Off-Model for all of you landlubbers out there in podscask land! This week in honor of the passing of Robin Williams, we cover his very first starring role as the famous animated hero and classic comic strip character Popeye in Robert’s Altman live activated film…POPEYE (1980)! Watch and as we lisken to the cat-like wailings of Olives Oyl, thrill at Popeye proctecting his poor little orphink from being exploiticated for ill-gotten gains and we discover…that maybe this movie isn’t quites as bad as you remember it. We also cover some recent relevant news and pay a little extra homage to the departed actor and comedian. It’s all that and a can of spinich on OFF-MODEL! Toot-toot!


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The Movie Rats Chat About Some Stuff 8/12/14

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Once again it’s time for the Movie Rats to chat about some stuff. What stuff? Every stuff. And this week there was a whole lot of stuff. This week’s stuff? Well, we’ll admit a weirdly large amount of it is devoted to the terrible strangeness that was Lilo and Stitch the Series for some unfathomable reason. But after that? We talk about the loss of actor Robin Williams, our favorite roles of his and how it’s worked it’s way into Movie Rat Mike’s life in an odd way. Then the two get steamed about animation’s reputation, talk about George R.R. Martin and ungrateful fandoms and Ian opens the Twin Peaks blu ray. You know, stuff! Check it out good people! POP POP!


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theimpossiblecool:

Robin. 

theimpossiblecool:

Robin. 

anostalgicnerd:

Robin McLaurin Williams

7.21.1951 - 8.11.2014

  ↳ You have made our lives extraordinary.
        Thanks, Robin, you’re free.

itscarororo:

ofgeography:

robin williams died today.
here is a list of things that robin williams was:
funny
sharp
kind
clever
and sad.
that’s important, the “and sad,” because sometimes sadness can feel like the only thing we are. it can feel all-encompassing. it can feel like the only thing anyone could possibly see, when they look at you: sad. that person is so, so, sad.
but there is always an “and.” we are never just sad. we are never only. we are always and.
we have all known people who were sad, who are sad; some of us are ourselves sad. being sad does not remove the other parts of us, though it can make them harder for us to see. when you are sad, you don’t necessarily feel like you are also funny, and sharp, and clever, and kind.
but you still are. you don’t have to feel like something to be it.
those things are written on your bones, they are woven into the fabric of your skin. sadness can feel so big, so big and overwhelming and complete, even when it is not a directed sadness. maybe especially when it is not a directed sadness, when it’s a depression that has no direct cause and nothing we can name.
sometimes the sadness is too big. people try to cut it out, or starve it out, or drink it down, or drug it silent. if this is you: i’m sorry. if this is you: you are not alone. if this is you: remember that the solution is never to give up, because you do not live in a vacuum. there are people waiting for you. there are films and songs and books and not-sadness waiting for you. i know that you don’t feel like waiting, but wait anyway.
if you need help, ask for it. here’s a link to crisis centers across the globe. if you live in the U.S., this is the national suicide prevention hotline: 1-800-273-8255.
robin williams died today, but the genie didn’t, and mrs. doubtfire didn’t, and peter pan didn’t. sean maquire didn’t, and professor philip brainard didn’t, and alan parrish didn’t. batty koda didn’t. john keating didn’t. you didn’t. 
don’t.

i wasn’t going to reblog anymore on this but i read this and i feel like there are probably some folks on here who might need to read it, too.

itscarororo:

ofgeography:

robin williams died today.

here is a list of things that robin williams was:

  • funny
  • sharp
  • kind
  • clever
  • and sad.

that’s important, the “and sad,” because sometimes sadness can feel like the only thing we are. it can feel all-encompassing. it can feel like the only thing anyone could possibly see, when they look at you: sad. that person is so, so, sad.

but there is always an “and.” we are never just sad. we are never only. we are always and.

we have all known people who were sad, who are sad; some of us are ourselves sad. being sad does not remove the other parts of us, though it can make them harder for us to see. when you are sad, you don’t necessarily feel like you are also funny, and sharp, and clever, and kind.

but you still are. you don’t have to feel like something to be it.

those things are written on your bones, they are woven into the fabric of your skin. sadness can feel so big, so big and overwhelming and complete, even when it is not a directed sadness. maybe especially when it is not a directed sadness, when it’s a depression that has no direct cause and nothing we can name.

sometimes the sadness is too big. people try to cut it out, or starve it out, or drink it down, or drug it silent. if this is you: i’m sorry. if this is you: you are not alone. if this is you: remember that the solution is never to give up, because you do not live in a vacuum. there are people waiting for you. there are films and songs and books and not-sadness waiting for you. i know that you don’t feel like waiting, but wait anyway.

if you need help, ask for it. here’s a link to crisis centers across the globe. if you live in the U.S., this is the national suicide prevention hotline: 1-800-273-8255.

robin williams died today, but the genie didn’t, and mrs. doubtfire didn’t, and peter pan didn’t. sean maquire didn’t, and professor philip brainard didn’t, and alan parrish didn’t. batty koda didn’t. john keating didn’t. you didn’t. 

don’t.

i wasn’t going to reblog anymore on this but i read this and i feel like there are probably some folks on here who might need to read it, too.

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I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel all alone.

Robin Williams (via wordsnquotes)

Okay, so I’m sure a lot of people have heard  about Robin William’s passing today, of an officially unconfirmed but probable suicide. It’s a shock to everyone I know, and the guy was a great actor and a funny guy that was a big part of my childhood movie watching experience and I’m sure many others can say the same…Apparently he was struggling with depression and other issues near the end and…Well, this isn’t very eloquently put, but this is a subject that’s unfortunately very close to me as of late. I just want to make sure to say a little something now and that’s…if you think you need help, if you’re lonely and don’t think there’s anyone around…please take a moment and call the Suicide Prevention Hotline. We all have moments where we feel hopeless and we unfortunately live in a society that stigmatizes mental illness as something we’d rather not discuss. Remember, sometimes what you’re feeling isn’t your “fault” and there is always someone out there that can guide you to something better. Ask for help, try your best and….good luck.

When you dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255), you are calling the crisis center in the Lifeline network closest to your location. After you call, you will hear a message saying you have reached the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

-IR

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