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26 August 2014 @ 11:48 am
Okay, so I didn't stay up the whole night to watch the Emmys because I had to go to work in the morning and I don't have any vacation days to spare for such occasions. I did set my recorder, though. And now I just have no motivation to watch it :(

I cannot believe that Matty didn't win. Are you f***ing kidding me? I'm not very fond of these award ceremonies because they rarely make sense to me and the winners are quite often in the WTF category, but this year probably for the first time I was not only looking forward to it, I was also so ridiculously proud of Matty and so happy for him that he was finally gonna be recognized for everything that makes him an exceptional actor and a beautiful human being. He gave his very best to this role, his talent, dedication, his health. I don't watch Sherlock but even without watching I just don't believe that there is anything in it that comes even close to Matt's performance in The Normal Heart.

I guess I should be happy that at least they recognized TNH as the best movie. Yeah, well... I am happy, of course, but it's just killing me that the one award that was truly deserved ended up being another WTF :(

This is a sad day /o\

As of today The Normal Heart is available on Blu-ray/DVD, so we can at least once again show our appreciation by securing a copy to be proudly displayed on our shelves :) (*waves* at angelita26)

Have some TNH art. I'm also using my ♥icon for this post, no matter what they say and do, Matty deserves all the hugs and kisses because to us he is the winner ♥

eldoraheldorah on August 26th, 2014 02:29 pm (UTC)
I know. I couldn't watch it last night as class has started again and I'm now inundated with work, but I was so hopeful that I'd wake up this morning and see that he was recognized for what was truly an inspirational performance.

I also watch Sherlock and am fond of the show, but as other fans of both have said, in my mind there was no comparison. What Matty did in TNH is on a whole other level.
kanarek13kanarek13 on August 26th, 2014 03:47 pm (UTC)
Yeah, and if you don't recognition for such a stellar performance, then what's the point? /o\