Took mom to Guardians.
She also refuses to believe me that Chris Pratt us ‘that chubby goofball on Parks and Rec.’
She also got mad at me at the end of the movie because I told her Bradley Cooper was in it and he never showed up.
Then I had to explain the Infinity Stones and that’s when the wine came out.
"[Science-fiction movies] are the kinds of movies I enjoy watching, much as I really enjoy history and science, but I was noticing that I was having trouble convincing people, when I was pitching on projects, that I would be capable of doing this. There was a little bit of an attitude of, ‘Well, you’re a woman, you’re not writing romantic comedies, we’ll give you the Marie Curie biopic… They kept saying, ‘This is a guy’s movie, you know, it’s really a guy’s movie.’ I didn’t want to say, ‘Are you saying a woman can’t write a guy’s movie?’’ What is a guy’s movie anyway? If you’re making a movie that’s just for one gender, what’s the point?"
-Nicole Perlman, writer of Guardians of The Galaxy script, about the difficulty of finding sci-fi writing positions as a woman.
— (via tinybeannie-reviews-stuff)