I love you most.
She kisses her hair instead of her forehead.
THAT JUST BLEW MY mIND THANK YOU
I just noticed, when she says ‘you most’ she breaks eye contact to look at her hair
There’s so much symbolism in this movie though like when the mirror breaks at the end and all the stuff about the hair so along with being extremely cute and catchy Tangled is also really deep.
I could watch this movie forever.
Gothel directs most of her loving gestures towards Rapunzel’s hair. In “Mother Knows Best”, Gothel gives a particularly noticeable, prolonged look at her hair and rubs her cheek against it. She also calls Rapunzel her “flower” several times.
First time watching “Tangled”, afterwards I thought, but Mother Gothel did seem to care for her in the beginning. Did she actually care for her, just a little? But after watching it a second time, I noticed all of her subtle ways of emotionally manipulating Rapunzel into being dependent on her (convincing her that staying inside was for her own good, and constantly chipping away at her self esteem before dismissing it as “just teasing” with a smile and a wave, keeping her compliant with small kindnesses like going away to get Rapunzel the shells she wanted), and all of the subtle signs that even as Gothel acted like she loved Rapunzel, all she really cared about was her hair.
Basically, “Tangled” is really clever at showing an emotionally abusive, parasitic and manipulative family relationship. It’s effective because it’s so subtle.
I’m actually surprised that I caught onto this right away, maybe by the second time I watched it. I immediately caught onto the fact that Gothel always looked at Rapunzel’s hair with affection rather than her face, and the nickname “flower” was not so much affection in the form of a nickname for Rapunzel but for the power she had.
Here is the thing I can’t stop thinking about with what’s happened here in Minnesota over the course of the past week: the display of support in the Twin Cities was staggering. The level of f*cks not given to those who might be offended by this acknowledgement of equal rights under the law was amazing.
But mostly, mostly. I think about a queer kid, riding in the back of her parents’ car seeing the city lit up like this. Maybe she hasn’t come out yet, maybe she’s been bullied, at home, at school, for being who she is. I can only imagine what seeing this would mean. And then I get teary and proud all over again.
Way to go, Minnesota. Who’s next?
So homosexuality is a sin but high heeled sneakers aren’t
What if the Restricted Section of the Hogwarts Library is just full of wizard porn?
Maybe that’s why the book Harry picked up was screaming
Bound in leather and chains
would you please stop destroying my childhood one potter-related post at a time