I am Colin, a classic literature nut, general bibliophile, fiend for classic films, and introvert extraordinaire.

The story of The Man Who Laughs/ L'homme qui rit is also near-and-dear to me and the blog has become somewhat of a fandom space for it (although there doesn't seem to be many of us, sadly). I will occasionally post personal things too.

Feel free to message me and check out my blogspot site (link below) where I post longer musings and lengthy analyses on various topics.

 

mostly-benedict:

Danny Boyle’s production of Frankenstein, with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, will return to cinemas worldwide this October! Find out more HERE

Frankenstein Encore Trailer 2014

Clémence Poésy’s Broadway debut as Roxane in “Cyrano de Bergerac”

I stepped into the bookshop and breathed in that perfume of paper and magic that strangely no one had ever thought of bottling.

Carlos Ruiz Zafon  (via barefootinthecold)

(Source: seabois)

charlesdances:

The Phantom of The Opera (1990) | The Phantom/Erik (Charles Dance) unmasks for the first time for Christine Daae (Teri Polo).

"Christine, nooo… why?” 

But enough poetry! I am in tears; let me cry. It maybe foolishness that everybody would laugh at. But you won’t laugh. Your eyes are shining too. Enough poetry.

Fyodor Dostoevsky, from The Brothers Karamazov (via ohfairies)

(Source: violentwavesofemotion)

twofacedsheep:

Red Fox that has a deformity in it’s upper jaw. The snout area is making the bottom jaw protrude past it’s nose.

(Source: Flickr / brownjayadventures)

almaviva90:


'When we began work, Terry Hands [the director] asked did I know how it felt to be ugly. And I did, because for several years as a teenager, I had the most appalling acne. I couldn't bear people looking at me, and I would walk down the street challenging them with my eyes.'

Derek Jacobi backstage in costume as Cyrano de Bergerac, New York (New York Magazine, 17 September 1984)

almaviva90:

'When we began work, Terry Hands [the director] asked did I know how it felt to be ugly. And I did, because for several years as a teenager, I had the most appalling acne. I couldn't bear people looking at me, and I would walk down the street challenging them with my eyes.'

Derek Jacobi backstage in costume as Cyrano de Bergerac, New York (New York Magazine, 17 September 1984)

I am interested in language because it wounds or seduces me.

Roland Barthes, The Pleasure of the Text   (via deedixon)

(Source: re-miks)