Who would be in favour of Kristen Bell as Harley Quinn in a Batman movie…?
The women’s ideal one is just creepy IMO…
When we hold each other, in the darkness, it doesn’t make the darkness go away. The bad things are still out there. The nightmares still walking. When we hold each other we feel not safe, but better. “It’s all right” we whisper, “I’m here, I love you.” and we lie: “I’ll never leave you.” For just a moment or two the darkness doesn’t seem so bad.
Her favourite episode from last season’s Doctor Who was the one written by the novelist Neil Gaiman, in which the team visit a shadowy, liminal planet whose inhabitants subsist on second-hand possessions and body parts. She loves anything old, hates anything new and wears a cross handed down by her paternal grandmother, a singer who never pursued her passion professionally and was a great inspiration to her granddaughter. She died long before Karen became Amy Pond. ‘She was the one who gave me the determination to do all this; in a weird way I am living out her dreams.’
Evening Standard piece today on Karen, her career, and her love of vintage.