hsm7-Oh, what a mess!

stillhidden:

wayofthelotus:

stillhidden:

And here’s the last one ever.

I won’t lie, I feel relieved. And it makes me more sad than ever.

http://hiddeneloise.livejournal.com/57585.html

True Blood. Episode 710 recap. 

Thank you for staying true to the end, even though the writers let us all down. They practically pushed us in the pit! :)

Hugs to you, lady!

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Thank you, dear!!!

Wonderful job! You spoke for many of us, and I know how difficult it was after so many years hoping and praying. Thanks for sharing your great reviews over the years, especially this last year and a half. :)

pharmaustria:

maggiesview:

deniblogginstuff:

switchbladekiller:

hsm7:

I saw the tweet on this and SM was responding to the question regarding what would have been a good twist to the ending in his opinion. I can’t help but have some comfort in knowing that SM understands. I recall similar sentiment re: Eric/Sookie when he directed 6x01 when Sookie rescinded Eric’s invitation. I think SM gets that there really was something real between those two.

I think he does yes, and Anna too. As she went out of her way to include Eric when being asked about Bill, as someone that Sookie also had a deep and real connection to. That connection after all had been carefully developed over 5 seasons with AB. And Buckner did not honor that. Hell, he couldn’t even give them a proper goodbye, and actually have Sookie acknowledging verbally that Eric had been good to her.That she cared.

This tweet by Moyer, Anna’s thoughtfulness in interviews and Buckner’s being “impressed by the romantic undertones” (seriously dude, wtf?) kind of touch upon something I’ve been wondering for a long time and I think I mentioned it before - there was a disconnect between what was said and thought out in the writing room, and what actors and directors discussed about the characters when shooting. It’s like Buckner and his friends were up there in Mount Olympus playing gods, and the actors were down there, still playing the same characters they’ve been playing for years, as best as they could given the material they were given.
Anna and Alex could have downplayed their character’s feelings for each other and the chemistry. Because say what you will I think chemistry is not something magical, I think chemistry is a professional effort, I think Alex and Anna had chemistry because they worked for it, because they understood the dynamic between their two characters. Similarly, while I haven’t been watching, I’ve heard several people commenting on the lack of chemistry between anna and Steve, and hell, if that isn’t bias, and let’s admit, it could be, if it’s not a fan’s bias, maybe Anna and Moyer understood their characters too well to be able to truly get through the load of bullshit they were handed. Who knows.
But rlly if Buck was so “impressed” by the “romantic undertones” everybody under the sun watching this show was hyper-aware of and unsurprised by… I mantain there was definite disconnect between Mount Olympus and the earthlings on the set.

Yes indeed there was. A huge disconnect. another example is that Stephen kept playing Bill as an arrogant prig faced douche canoe when he knows very well how to portray charm and winning heartfelt smiles and honest amusement. But that’s not Bill to Moyers. Even in the flashbacks Bill was superior,smug, condescending and cowardly. Moyer played him that way and so we never saw this heroic rehabilitated Bill that BB keeps going on about. As far as Alex was concerned Eric would always love Sookie because he does not give up on people and once he loves it is for always. As for Anna ,it was her understanding that Sookie felt as deep a connection to Eric as she did to Bill,so Anna played Sookie like this when she played opposite to Alex’s Eric. So of course their was an impressive degree of romantic undertone. The diologue as written wouldn’t allow it to become an overtone but since the actor’s stayed in character and their character loved one another,there it undeniably was.

It is so confusing how we ended up with a finale like that. It can’t have been all on Buckner alone. If everyone was against it they would have voiced their opinions and even the show runner cannot go against everyone. I just can’t figure it out!
One thing is sure: Buckner has no idea what he is talking about! I wonder I watched the same show he is talking about. I see something completely different. HBO must have miscalculated spectacularly regarding the wishes of fans and fan favorites. 
Maybe Alex’s schedule was not clear for a while and they had no definite time frame for him to work with. Also, I get the feeling Alex was ready to move on and may not have been as keen to film as in previous seasons. 
Moyer’s differing interviews puzzle me. First he acknowledges Bill’s cemetery rape and later on he describes Lorena’s and Bill’s bloody frenzy as “just feeding”. Did he have a change of heart regarding Bill? And why the blatant self-promotion of the happy couple before the season started? Of course I don’t know Anna at all and all I say is just conjecture but I can’t see her as satisfied with Sookie’s average girl approach in a bigoted town. 
Also the interviews of each writer were decidedly out of touch with the narrative. I always supposed it was part of Alan Ball’s plan. But now I don’t know if there was a plan in the first place and if there was if those new writers ever knew about it.
In any case I can’t see any merit in the finale as it was aired. Every group of fans got insulted in some way. Eric and Sookie lovers got the biggest punch in the face with no final interaction between the two and no love affair at all between real Eric and Sookie. Bill lovers can’t be satisfied having their hero pressure his loved one into murdering him. Eric and Pam  lovers got a happy ending but with complete OOC characters who where portrayed completely upside down and regressed into heartless, amoral, money-grabbing schemers and connivers. Casual viewers simply were overwhelmed with all the  ham-fisted romance and last-minute wedding, not to mention Bill’s hour-long walk towards death. 
What is the final message of the show? It seems to be to have babies and marry as quickly as possible no matter whom!

And that’s why BB’s interview about not being able to please everyone is so asinine, because he ended up pleasing practically NO ONE. He’s defiantly proud of pleasing NO ONE. Everything the said in his defense made no sense and played out so much differently than how he intended, which highlights his incompetence. He is so out of touch and, as it turns out, not very talented as a writer or a show runner.

pharmaustria:

maggiesview:

deniblogginstuff:

switchbladekiller:

hsm7:

I saw the tweet on this and SM was responding to the question regarding what would have been a good twist to the ending in his opinion.

I can’t help but have some comfort in knowing that SM understands. I recall similar sentiment re: Eric/Sookie when he directed 6x01 when Sookie rescinded Eric’s invitation. I think SM gets that there really was something real between those two.

I think he does yes, and Anna too. As she went out of her way to include Eric when being asked about Bill, as someone that Sookie also had a deep and real connection to. That connection after all had been carefully developed over 5 seasons with AB. And Buckner did not honor that. Hell, he couldn’t even give them a proper goodbye, and actually have Sookie acknowledging verbally that Eric had been good to her.That she cared.

This tweet by Moyer, Anna’s thoughtfulness in interviews and Buckner’s being “impressed by the romantic undertones” (seriously dude, wtf?) kind of touch upon something I’ve been wondering for a long time and I think I mentioned it before - there was a disconnect between what was said and thought out in the writing room, and what actors and directors discussed about the characters when shooting. It’s like Buckner and his friends were up there in Mount Olympus playing gods, and the actors were down there, still playing the same characters they’ve been playing for years, as best as they could given the material they were given.

Anna and Alex could have downplayed their character’s feelings for each other and the chemistry. Because say what you will I think chemistry is not something magical, I think chemistry is a professional effort, I think Alex and Anna had chemistry because they worked for it, because they understood the dynamic between their two characters. Similarly, while I haven’t been watching, I’ve heard several people commenting on the lack of chemistry between anna and Steve, and hell, if that isn’t bias, and let’s admit, it could be, if it’s not a fan’s bias, maybe Anna and Moyer understood their characters too well to be able to truly get through the load of bullshit they were handed. Who knows.

But rlly if Buck was so “impressed” by the “romantic undertones” everybody under the sun watching this show was hyper-aware of and unsurprised by… I mantain there was definite disconnect between Mount Olympus and the earthlings on the set.

Yes indeed there was. A huge disconnect. another example is that Stephen kept playing Bill as an arrogant prig faced douche canoe when he knows very well how to portray charm and winning heartfelt smiles and honest amusement. But that’s not Bill to Moyers. Even in the flashbacks Bill was superior,smug, condescending and cowardly. Moyer played him that way and so we never saw this heroic rehabilitated Bill that BB keeps going on about. As far as Alex was concerned Eric would always love Sookie because he does not give up on people and once he loves it is for always. As for Anna ,it was her understanding that Sookie felt as deep a connection to Eric as she did to Bill,so Anna played Sookie like this when she played opposite to Alex’s Eric. So of course their was an impressive degree of romantic undertone. The diologue as written wouldn’t allow it to become an overtone but since the actor’s stayed in character and their character loved one another,there it undeniably was.

It is so confusing how we ended up with a finale like that. It can’t have been all on Buckner alone. If everyone was against it they would have voiced their opinions and even the show runner cannot go against everyone. I just can’t figure it out!

One thing is sure: Buckner has no idea what he is talking about! I wonder I watched the same show he is talking about. I see something completely different. HBO must have miscalculated spectacularly regarding the wishes of fans and fan favorites. 

Maybe Alex’s schedule was not clear for a while and they had no definite time frame for him to work with. Also, I get the feeling Alex was ready to move on and may not have been as keen to film as in previous seasons. 

Moyer’s differing interviews puzzle me. First he acknowledges Bill’s cemetery rape and later on he describes Lorena’s and Bill’s bloody frenzy as “just feeding”. Did he have a change of heart regarding Bill? And why the blatant self-promotion of the happy couple before the season started? Of course I don’t know Anna at all and all I say is just conjecture but I can’t see her as satisfied with Sookie’s average girl approach in a bigoted town. 

Also the interviews of each writer were decidedly out of touch with the narrative. I always supposed it was part of Alan Ball’s plan. But now I don’t know if there was a plan in the first place and if there was if those new writers ever knew about it.

In any case I can’t see any merit in the finale as it was aired. Every group of fans got insulted in some way. Eric and Sookie lovers got the biggest punch in the face with no final interaction between the two and no love affair at all between real Eric and Sookie. Bill lovers can’t be satisfied having their hero pressure his loved one into murdering him. Eric and Pam  lovers got a happy ending but with complete OOC characters who where portrayed completely upside down and regressed into heartless, amoral, money-grabbing schemers and connivers. Casual viewers simply were overwhelmed with all the  ham-fisted romance and last-minute wedding, not to mention Bill’s hour-long walk towards death. 

What is the final message of the show? It seems to be to have babies and marry as quickly as possible no matter whom!

And that’s why BB’s interview about not being able to please everyone is so asinine, because he ended up pleasing practically NO ONE. He’s defiantly proud of pleasing NO ONE. Everything the said in his defense made no sense and played out so much differently than how he intended, which highlights his incompetence. He is so out of touch and, as it turns out, not very talented as a writer or a show runner.

(Source: cindylouwh000)

switchbladekiller:

beaufortplace:

itsfunbecauseweretogether:

If you honestly think that the sole reason why Pam and Eric took over New Blood and made a cheesy commercial was solely to make a lot of profits, then you haven’t been paying attention. If so, they would probably would have gone with Mr. Gus’s plan in the first place and not have killed him off. We all know Eric already has a lot of money. So, it would not make sense to just take over the product just to make more money. They didn’t like Mr. Gus’s agenda and wanted to take over the product probably so that vampires could actually become cured and write a new chapter in their lives. I didn’t get the impression after the finale that Pam and Eric just turned into greedy vampires.

"So, it would not make sense to just take over the product just to make more money." No, it doesn’t make sense but that is exactly what they were doing

"They didn’t like Mr. Gus’s agenda and wanted to take over the product probably so that vampires could actually become cured and write a new chapter in their lives." But they did the exact same thing that Mr. Gus was planning. If you paid attention to the ending, you would notice that NewBlood is not the real cure, it’s a watered cure, a false one. The same plan of Mr. Gus to be accurate

"I didn’t get the impression after the finale that Pam and Eric just turned into greedy vampires." but that’s exactly what they were turned. Greedy vampires that are getting rich by selling a false cure to the sick vampires, and they only allow rich vampires to get the real cure

The Bold, are the facts. There is no way around it sadly. And the cure is being pimped out in the basement of Fangtaisa, so lets add human trafficking to the list. Is that what the real Eric and Pam stand for? Does is make any sense? Hell no, but that is how they have been depicted.

(via thatgashinasundress)

thatgashinasundress:

maggiesview:

deniblogginstuff:

switchbladekiller:

hsm7:

I saw the tweet on this and SM was responding to the question regarding what would have been a good twist to the ending in his opinion. I can’t help but have some comfort in knowing that SM understands. I recall similar sentiment re: Eric/Sookie when he directed 6x01 when Sookie rescinded Eric’s invitation. I think SM gets that there really was something real between those two.

I think he does yes, and Anna too. As she went out of her way to include Eric when being asked about Bill, as someone that Sookie also had a deep and real connection to. That connection after all had been carefully developed over 5 seasons with AB. And Buckner did not honor that. Hell, he couldn’t even give them a proper goodbye, and actually have Sookie acknowledging verbally that Eric had been good to her.That she cared.

This tweet by Moyer, Anna’s thoughtfulness in interviews and Buckner’s being “impressed by the romantic undertones” (seriously dude, wtf?) kind of touch upon something I’ve been wondering for a long time and I think I mentioned it before - there was a disconnect between what was said and thought out in the writing room, and what actors and directors discussed about the characters when shooting. It’s like Buckner and his friends were up there in Mount Olympus playing gods, and the actors were down there, still playing the same characters they’ve been playing for years, as best as they could given the material they were given.
Anna and Alex could have downplayed their character’s feelings for each other and the chemistry. Because say what you will I think chemistry is not something magical, I think chemistry is a professional effort, I think Alex and Anna had chemistry because they worked for it, because they understood the dynamic between their two characters. Similarly, while I haven’t been watching, I’ve heard several people commenting on the lack of chemistry between anna and Steve, and hell, if that isn’t bias, and let’s admit, it could be, if it’s not a fan’s bias, maybe Anna and Moyer understood their characters too well to be able to truly get through the load of bullshit they were handed. Who knows.
But rlly if Buck was so “impressed” by the “romantic undertones” everybody under the sun watching this show was hyper-aware of and unsurprised by… I mantain there was definite disconnect between Mount Olympus and the earthlings on the set.

Yes indeed there was. A huge disconnect. another example is that Stephen kept playing Bill as an arrogant prig faced douche canoe when he knows very well how to portray charm and winning heartfelt smiles and honest amusement. But that’s not Bill to Moyer. Even in the flashbacks Bill was superior,smug, condescending and cowardly. Moyer played him that way and so we never saw this heroic rehabilitated Bill that BB keeps going on about. As far as Alex was concerned Eric would always love Sookie because he does not give up on people and once he loves it is for always. As for Anna ,it was her understanding that Sookie felt as deep a connection to Eric as she did to Bill,so Anna played Sookie like this when she played opposite to Alex’s Eric. So of course their was an impressive degree of romantic undertone. The dialogue as written wouldn’t allow it to become an overtone but since the actor’s stayed in character and their character loved one another,there it undeniably was.

All THIS.

Yep

thatgashinasundress:

maggiesview:

deniblogginstuff:

switchbladekiller:

hsm7:

I saw the tweet on this and SM was responding to the question regarding what would have been a good twist to the ending in his opinion.

I can’t help but have some comfort in knowing that SM understands. I recall similar sentiment re: Eric/Sookie when he directed 6x01 when Sookie rescinded Eric’s invitation. I think SM gets that there really was something real between those two.

I think he does yes, and Anna too. As she went out of her way to include Eric when being asked about Bill, as someone that Sookie also had a deep and real connection to. That connection after all had been carefully developed over 5 seasons with AB. And Buckner did not honor that. Hell, he couldn’t even give them a proper goodbye, and actually have Sookie acknowledging verbally that Eric had been good to her.That she cared.

This tweet by Moyer, Anna’s thoughtfulness in interviews and Buckner’s being “impressed by the romantic undertones” (seriously dude, wtf?) kind of touch upon something I’ve been wondering for a long time and I think I mentioned it before - there was a disconnect between what was said and thought out in the writing room, and what actors and directors discussed about the characters when shooting. It’s like Buckner and his friends were up there in Mount Olympus playing gods, and the actors were down there, still playing the same characters they’ve been playing for years, as best as they could given the material they were given.

Anna and Alex could have downplayed their character’s feelings for each other and the chemistry. Because say what you will I think chemistry is not something magical, I think chemistry is a professional effort, I think Alex and Anna had chemistry because they worked for it, because they understood the dynamic between their two characters. Similarly, while I haven’t been watching, I’ve heard several people commenting on the lack of chemistry between anna and Steve, and hell, if that isn’t bias, and let’s admit, it could be, if it’s not a fan’s bias, maybe Anna and Moyer understood their characters too well to be able to truly get through the load of bullshit they were handed. Who knows.

But rlly if Buck was so “impressed” by the “romantic undertones” everybody under the sun watching this show was hyper-aware of and unsurprised by… I mantain there was definite disconnect between Mount Olympus and the earthlings on the set.

Yes indeed there was. A huge disconnect. another example is that Stephen kept playing Bill as an arrogant prig faced douche canoe when he knows very well how to portray charm and winning heartfelt smiles and honest amusement. But that’s not Bill to Moyer. Even in the flashbacks Bill was superior,smug, condescending and cowardly. Moyer played him that way and so we never saw this heroic rehabilitated Bill that BB keeps going on about. As far as Alex was concerned Eric would always love Sookie because he does not give up on people and once he loves it is for always. As for Anna ,it was her understanding that Sookie felt as deep a connection to Eric as she did to Bill,so Anna played Sookie like this when she played opposite to Alex’s Eric. So of course their was an impressive degree of romantic undertone. The dialogue as written wouldn’t allow it to become an overtone but since the actor’s stayed in character and their character loved one another,there it undeniably was.

All THIS.

Yep

(Source: cindylouwh000)

I have some of these same questions. :(

mametupa:

missfords:

If you dont like what someone posts on their blog, if it annoys you, do yourself a favor and unfollow them! I cannot comprehend why people here on tumblr spend their time sending hate-anons!
Eternal mystery!

I agree:) Why not just scroll by

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or just unfollow :)

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I saw the tweet on this and SM was responding to the question regarding what would have been a good twist to the ending in his opinion.  I can’t help but have some comfort in knowing that SM understands. I recall similar sentiment re: Eric/Sookie when he directed 6x01 when Sookie rescinded Eric’s invitation. I think SM gets that there really was something real between those two.

I saw the tweet on this and SM was responding to the question regarding what would have been a good twist to the ending in his opinion.

I can’t help but have some comfort in knowing that SM understands. I recall similar sentiment re: Eric/Sookie when he directed 6x01 when Sookie rescinded Eric’s invitation. I think SM gets that there really was something real between those two.

(Source: cindylouwh000, via bldskr)

stillhidden:

Nice response! I don’t get why these angry people just don’t block you or unfollow, or better yet, scroll on by. Take a little control, Anon. Stop playing the victim and go away. Sheesh.

Right? Or just scroll by! There’s plenty of stuff on my dash that I don’t really want to read or see. And if I don’t necessarily want to block or unfollow the person, I simply scroll on by. 

It’s hilarious that these people spend time on reading my posts, and then expand enough energy on hating them to the point where they make an effort of informing me of their displeasure. 

I mean, from where I sit, it’s free entertainment. But they are the ones working themselves up into a frothing state, and you have to wonder  why anyone would do this to themselves.

Exactly. I think we all see things that we just scroll by. If I don’t want to see it, I don’t bother looking at it. I guess personal responsibility is lost of on some folks….they expect everyone else to conform to what they want so they don’t have to think or reason and make their own choices. Lazy Anons.

(Source: switchbladekiller, via him-e)

iwriteaboutfeminism:

I could not love this tweet more!! 
Don’t rape > Don’t get raped

iwriteaboutfeminism:

I could not love this tweet more!! 

Don’t rape > Don’t get raped

(via switchbladekiller)