The Queens Gambit
Maybe you don't watch as much TV as you think you do...
I know I'm not alone.
Including newly minted Emmy nominee Emily in Paris.
This year is filled with some reallllyyyy good TV.
Mary Poppins starring Julie Andrews didn't film a single scene in London.
Anya Taylor-Joy “Became A Grandma” On Long Shoots For “The Queen’s Gambit," Winning The Prize For The Most Relatable Celeb
So is Anya playing Beth, or is Beth playing Anya???
"Can I count Wilson from Cast Away? Because I'm counting Wilson from Cast Away."
"I was just really broken and frightened of everything."
I guarantee you'll be hooked on these shows quickly!
Because TV was a dear friend of everyone that year...
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The critically-acclaimed TV shows everyone won't shut up about!
Oprah ad-libbed a majority of Sofia's dinner table speech in The Color Purple.
Oh, to own the Fleabag jumpsuit.
Why spend weeks watching a lengthy show when you can knock one out in under 24 hours?
*Suddenly buys a chessboard and googles how to play.*
New year, new things to watch.
These parts of 2020 might be worth revisiting.
If only I had Beth as my personal stylist.
"As someone who tried really hard to be someone I couldn't."
I can't stop thinking about Anya Taylor-Joy in The Queen's Gambit and Zendaya in Euphoria.
"And in the end, we can get past it all with hope."
"I cared about the whole world because of you."
Anya should win an award for keeping her cool around Dudley Dursley.
From The Queen's Gambit to The Good Place and everything in between.
"Every costume has their own story."
Yes, Tiger King came out THIS year.
"I thought every single character in it was so beautifully drawn and had such depth and nuance to them."
"The only person that I'd run through an airport for is you!"
We stan a fashionable chess queen.
*"Venus" by Shocking Blue starts playing*
If you've bought a chess set after watching The Queen's Gambit, this one's for you.
It's time we discuss Anya's award-worthy performance in The Witch.
"All of it is just... *chefs kiss*."
Anya Taylor-Joy was taught every chess move only five minutes before filming a scene in The Queen's Gambit.
Beth Harmon Forever!
"This almost looked like a very different film, with a very different cast."
Anya Taylor-Joy Said Her Dance Training "Actually Really Helped" With Playing Chess In "The Queen's Gambit"
So basically she's a triple threat.
The Season 2 finale of Fleabag is a masterpiece.
Does someone want to start an Anya Taylor-Joy fan club with me?
The new Netflix miniseries takes a damaged heroine into new territory.
If You're Obsessed With "The Queen's Gambit," Then Here Are 16 Underrated Shows And Movies You'll Love Too
Or you could just rewatch all of The Queen's Gambit 20 more times.
This Is Gonna Be Tough, But Which Hogwarts House Do These "The Queen's Gambit" Characters Belong In?
Would Beth be better than Ron at wizard's chess?
If you have an air mattress, you're automatically Benny.
A Closed Sicilian?! In this economy?!
This is Beth Harmon's world and we're just living in it.
Knew they looked familiar.
The book that the series is based on was almost turned into a movie by Heath Ledger.
He's all grown up now.
This Is Us returned and made me weep, so there's that.
Move over, Matthew Lewis — there's another big Harry Potter glow-up.
They had me at Anya Taylor-Joy.
From The Mandalorian to The Haunting of Bly Manor and everything in between.