the lion in winter is a perfect christmas movie
the lion in winter has been my favorite movie since i was approximately nine years old and is a major contributing factor as to why i am a medieval historian today and indeed i do miss the toast dot net pretty much every time i go online and just yesterday my mother asked whether the annual viewing of the movie would be this weekend so what I’m saying is this made me feel very seen in a way i am a little bit suspicious about
Timothy Dalton in this movie is an entire sexual orientation. Also, he looks a lot like Andreas Voutsinas in The Producers, which had come out the year before, and I wonder if anybody noticed??
840 years later and we’re still barbarians.
gateway drug: a proud taste for scarlet and miniver
You ever love a movie so much that you get sadder and sadder the longer you watch because you know you’re getting closer to the end? Somehow I have never thought about making it a holiday tradition until now.
My most favorite fact about the 12th century is that people used to tie horse bones to their shoes to ice-skate on. History is extremely metal. Thank you for this excellent essay, Helena. <3
I have never seen The Lion in Winter and yet somehow you have… perfectly described the type of nerd I was/am and well, I’m simply unsettled