There are just so many different emotions going on in this one scene.
The Doctor is angry because he knows they’re all hiding something from him and he’s forcing himself to listen to Amy because he does trust her even though it goes against all his instincts.
Amy is falling apart when he says his life is in her hands because she can’t stand letting him trust her with his life when she knows she can’t keep it safe.
River is thanking Amy for saving her by taking the fall because she knows Amy can’t handle it as well as she could have, but the Doctor doesn’t trust her so she can’t do anything. His lack of trust in her was painful enough before she even saw Amy’s face.
And Rory doesn’t really know what to do and is just trying to comfort Amy because he too can see she’s falling apart and barely hanging on.
"True, I am guilty of interference…"
The War Games - season 06 - 1969
:)Oh my god I needed this.. Thank you
But I keep cruising
Can’t stop, won’t stop moving
when I find myself in times of trouble, the twelfth doctor comes to me, speaking words of wisdom
crunchyroll’s translations were crap this week so here’s a better version
There are a LOT of really great scenes in How to Train Your Dragon 2 but this is the one that had the most impact on me and FOR GOOD REASON:
- It’s such a sweet and genuine song first of all.
- It’s sung, at first, by this HUGE masculine viking who spent the better part of the first movie being super cold and distant, leaving his emotions at bay. Now he’s allowing himself to open up and express his feelings and that’s totally okay woah!!
- Along with that his movements around Valka are slow and gentle, allowing her to either reciprocate or walk away. He never grabs her or tries to shove her right back into their relationship. He’s aware of how much time has passed, of her guilt, so homie’s playin it cool.
- But yeah, ultimately SHE’S the one who agrees to the dance and picks up the pace and it’s SO GOOD to see both figures treating each other with so much love and respect.
- Even better is that both parties are ADULTS, the mom and dad figures of the film series. Adults get written out or ignored so often in children’s movies, either by being dead throughout the entirety of the series OR by only showing up at key moments. Both Valka and Stoic are essential to the film, as is their relationship and Valka’s reason for leaving.
- Did I mention how sweet and genuine the song is? Damn near every romance song in a kid’s film is built up to some schmalty love anthem but HTTYD2 takes a quieter, more human approach.
This isn’t even touching on the little details Dreamworks’ adds to their facial expressions and their movements and gosh everything here works so wonderfully please watch How to Train Your Dragon 2
- Jimmy Fallon’s Monologue; September 15, 2014