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December 12, 2005

The Diva, The Witch, The Goddess: Tilda

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I just got back from seeing The Lion, The Witch, & The Wardrobe tonight and it was all I could do to keep from turning this entire blog into a shrine to Tilda Swinton. But let me count the ways:

- Tilda on a sleigh;
- Tilda in a fabulous ermine stole;
- Tilda with white dreadlocks;
- Tilda on a polar bear chariot a la the old Rumple Minze ads;
- Tilda with a mane;
- Tilda with the Two-Weapon Fighting proficiency and a wand of petrification.

Ohmigawd. Tilda. Whoever designed her dresses better get an Oscar. Oh yeah, and the kids and the CGI were great too, and Rupert Everett was the voice of the fox in the movie.

Posted by jimbo at December 12, 2005 12:44 AM


Tilda rocks! Especially in the rock star battle gear.

However, I did, on occasion, find the thickness of her bodice just a little disconcerting. Also just a little disconcerting . . . Mr. Tumnus was kinda,um, hot.

Posted by: Boo Augustus at December 12, 2005 9:53 AM

But did it have the classic line, "No more Turkish delight for you!"

Posted by: stebbins at December 12, 2005 10:30 AM

Tilda's dresses were so intricate they must have been tailored by elves. She does icily evil so well even I was scared when she yelled at Edmund the first time.

I can already hear PETA going on about the furs. Makes me want one even more.

Posted by: copperred at December 12, 2005 10:31 AM

She said "No more Turkish delight for you!"?? Now I know: being a pastry Nazi, her harsh punishment was being mauled by Aslan....

Posted by: jason at December 12, 2005 6:33 PM

I. Adore. Her.

Posted by: tim at December 12, 2005 9:11 PM

Festive background. Is that meant to be seasonal, or have you decided to turn the blog into a shrine to Tilda Swinton afterall . . . NTTATWWT.

Posted by: Boo Augustus at December 12, 2005 9:29 PM

Love the new design.

Posted by: archerr at December 13, 2005 5:29 PM

I loved her too. They did her up good. I was just sad...oh wait, don't wanna spoil it.

Posted by: moby at December 14, 2005 2:12 AM

I saw Narnia this weekend, and Tilda Swinton redeemed this movie. She was so fawking brilliant that I had to go home and watch orlando. Yeesh. Those eyes. If I weren't strictly dickly, I'd be on that like white on rice.

Posted by: Paul at December 19, 2005 9:59 AM