Male Objectification Monday: Bill Skarsgard

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Roman Godfrey is such a creep. It makes me think that Bill Skarsgard might be a creep. I don’t even care though. That face, those eyes, that style… well, that’s still a character. I haven’t seen Bill Skarsgard in any other roles but I couldn’t picture anyone else in the role of the blood eating rich kid upir.

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Allegedly, Bill is as cultured as Roman, he’s a fan of museums (and Louis CK), he doesn’t recoil from heavy reading and has a taste for quality cuisine. Rather varied and mature interests for a man of 23 and I’m impressed.

…And let’s face it Skarsgard has good genes.

 

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When asked why the Skarsgards make great blood drinkers recently, Bill responded that it must be something in their ancient Viking blood. How could you not love that?

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He hated the end of season two as much as we all did.

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Look at those puppy dog eyes!

I love me some little Skarsgard. Right now the fate of Hemlock Grove is unconfirmed. No official news for season 3. I’ve been burned on this too many times, but i think we’ll be seeing more of little Skarsgard no matter what.

Newsday- Nintendo, Fred Williamson, Summer TV +more

Mario Kart 8, work and training for a 5k has eaten my blogging life. I didn’t pick up my comics yet this week, so I figured I’d tell you what’s on my mind.

Penny Dreadful, which I have been loving is renewed for season 2! After 4 episodes! FINALLY a show that I like doesn’t get axed with plotlines hanging around everywhere!

Fred Williamson, AKA “the Hammer” ex-football player and total badass has a new movie called The Last Hit Man. Written, directed and starring Williamson, with Franco Nero and Gary Busey. I got to meet Fred Williamson at TerrorCon over the weekend. I attended his Q&A where he said he turns down 4 or 5 movies every week (every WEEK) because the black characters are written as spoofs or goons or idiots who die in the first 5 minutes. Kudos to him for being uncompromising and making it work on his own terms, but shame on Hollywood for presenting the choice as “don’t work” or “degrade yourself”. It’s a damn shame. 

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He’s also in his 70s and will still kick your ass.

Under the Dome is back on June 30th, Stephen King himself  releases/reads the intro to snowball some hype. We have to wait until July 9th for Extant- Halle Berry fronts this scifi CBS show… about a woman impregnated by aliens after a trip to space. +3 for diversity, +1 for Spielberg, +2 for women in science… but impregnated by aliens? yeesh. Apocalypse/saviour baby plots are not my fave. Raped by aliens is not good. 

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TRUEBLOOD’s final season kicks off in a couple weeks. Rumor mill says there will be a same sex hook-up (“from non-gay characters”) in ep2. Honestly, I can’t imagine this will be handled in a mature fashion most of the gay characters have been bogged down with tropes on tropes. Every one is still hoping that Alexander Skarsgard is involved. Honestly, I think his little brother is cuter. Which is why I’m counting the days til July 11th when Bill Skarsgard returns as Roman on Netflix original series “Hemlock Grove”. 

Official season 2 trailer, anyone?

Absolutely no one anywhere can wait for the new open world Zelda. But we have to. 2015.