"omg i hate small talk its so fake!!" like damn u must be so fucking annoying. its called being nice. if i was at a party and i was like "how r your classes going" and you were like "ugh lets skip that i KNOW u dont really CARE about my classes and i dont care about YOURS" i would log out of there so fucking fast
Anonymous asked: You don't like s3? Why?
I didn’t say I didn’t like S3. It’s just that I’m wary of it, of diving into it and getting caught up in the plot of it. The things I adore most about the show have been established by director Paul McGuigan frankly. I’m not sure I have the energy to enter so deeply into three different director’s visions. Because I see these new episodes not as Sherlock but as the spins three different directors put on what are now iconic characters. Each director was given free reign (which works on Doctor Who and NOT AT ALL with Sherlock) to show off their ideas of these characters and I think this was a huge mistake on Hartswood FIlm’s part.
There’s little continuity in the way the episodes are acted. That said, I think Martin absolutely thrived under Colm McCarthy with his best overall physical performance in the series as drunk!John. Benedict, on the other hand, kind of came untethered without his pal McGuigan steering the ship. I think it shows just how susceptible he is as an actor to direction.
I have nothing against the existence of Mary Morstan— she is canon after all— but I think tptb made mistakes in how they handled her. For example it was a colossal misstep not to tell Amanda what Mary’s story arc was (even if it was obvious once “liar” went all over the screen.) She would have played Mary so differently had she known and imo she’d have done a better job as an actor with that information. Why didn’t they tell her? Did Moffat really not know in advance? Was his script that late in coming out? Did they not trust Amanda personally? (She has a dramatic twitter presence after all. ) Or were they afraid the crew would leak it as they feared with the resolution to the fall. There’s a lack of trust there that’s a production problem. It’s the makers that give continuity to the show, certainly not the scripts and without all the necessary plot information they don’t know which way the wind blows and cannot do their best work if they don’t know what actual story they’re telling.
So my main wish for the end of S3 and S4 is that tptb consciously strive for consistency. If they can’t lure McGuigan back after his Frankenstein premieres (with so many of the Sherlock cast and crew working on it!) then I hope they convince Nick Hurran to return for at least 2/3 of the blocks/episodes. He was trying to return, it seems, to more of what made Sherlock great— the world that McGuigan established.
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What she said.