”Porthos du Vallon is a man of fine reputation, a good soldier and a Musketeer of many years’ standing.”
Ben Whishaw reading “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe. I’ve never heard the strange, tender, spooky heart of it quite so clearly.
(My audio edit from the Poetica podcast, “Tides.”)
We’re standing in mid-air on a space-ship during a German air-raid. Do you really think now’s a good time to be coming on to me?
Tim Walker / UK / 2014 / 13 min
A delirious overlapping of wistful reminiscence and stark reality permeates this tale of an ill-fated love affair between a man and a mermaid. Starring Ben Whishaw.(x)
Flyte vs. prototype, part 2
The body type is practically identical, except Ben has wider shoulders. And he might not be as skinny (never thought I’d say that).