Or: Why We Love It When Emma Thompson Cries
(The silent montage)
Even Queen Latifah is going, "What the fuck, Emma?"
The Good News:
I wanted to reassure myself that Emma Thompson is not, in fact, horribly depressed. I then found this picture. So, she's not in dire need of anti-depressants.
But, rather in need of a good barber.
On a side note, I am convinced her character in Stranger Than Fiction is gay. Call it call it gaydar gone wild, call it stereotyping because she's playing a depressed writer with short hair (me), but I wouldn't be surprised if it was part of the character's identity, only it was never directly said. Like Dumbledore, really.
No, but seriously, it's a desperate hope on some level that she's slightly queer deep down in her heterosexual bones (this is turning into an unhealthy blog way too quickly...).
...But COME ON.
You know, I had hopes that I would try to take this seriously and really talk about her technique or what she's done to help women in the entertainment industry or just her fantastic ability to be funny.
Instead, I wrote about how she cries a lot and that I think she's a gay wizard.
Luckily, I don't think I'm in danger of her finding out about my poor sense of journalism. I did, however, send her a fan letter. And I do believe the words "obsession" "with" "sense and sensibility" "watched" and "five times" were used.