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For Robert Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson represented the type of politics that John F. Kennedy was elected to do away with. He saw Johnson as a man who believed in nothing, who had no principles, could not be trusted, was crude, was rude, was uncouth… an absolutely detestable human being. He hated everything about Lyndon Johnson. And the interesting thing is, Lyndon Johnson felt the same way about him. – Steven Gillon

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This might be the best video of all time.

heres a masterlist of my favorite cinematographers and significant works by them, including some notable (and up and coming) women cinematographers. 

  1. *Benoît Debie* (Irreversible, Enter the Void, Spring Breakers, Love)
  2. Emmanuel Lubezki (The Revenant, The Tree of Life) 
  3. Roger Deakins (Fargo)
  4. Matthew Libatique (Pi, Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan, Straight Outta Compton)
  5. Andrzej Sekuła (Pulp Fiction)
  6. Mike Gioulakis (It Follows)
  7. Geoffrey Unsworth (2001: A Space Odyssey)
  8. John Alcott (A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon, The Shining)
  9. Manuel Alberto Claro (Nymphomaniac, Melancholia)
  10. Robert Yeoman (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom, The Royal Tennenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Darjeeling Limited)
  11. Ron Fricke (Koyaanisqatsi, Chronos, Samsara)
  12. Atsushi Okui (Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke, Whisper of the Heart)
  13. Rob Hardy (Ex Machina)
  14. Mattias Troelstrup (Electrick Children)
  15. Seamus McGarvey (The Hours, We Need to Talk About Kevin) 
  16. Chung-Hoon Chung (Oldboy, Sympathy for Lady Vengeance, Me, Earl and the Dying Girl)
  17. Sean Baker & Radium Cheung (Tangerine)
  18. Sturla Brandth Grøvlen (Victoria)
  19. Robert Elswitt (Nightcrawler, Inherent Vice, There Will Be Blood, Magnolia, Punch-Drunk-Love)
  20. Conrad Hall (American Beauty, Panic Room)
  21. Robert Burks (Vertigo, The Birds, Rear Window, Marnie, Dial M for Murder, Psycho)
  22. Hoyte Van Hoytema (Her, Interstellar, Let The Right One In)
  23. Rafael Corkidi (El Topo, The Holy Mountain)
  24. Brett Pawlak (Short Term 12) 
  25. Andrij Parekh (Blue Valentine)
  26. Erik Wilson (Submarine)
  27. Chris Menges (Kes, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close)
  28. Jean-Yves Escoffier (Gummo, Mauvais Sang)
  29. Sofian El Fani (Blue is the Warmest Color)
  30. Frederick Elmes (Eraserhead, Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart)
  31. Lyle Vincent (A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night)
  32. Don Hertzfeldt (Director/Cinematographer/Animator) (It’s Such a Beautiful Day, World of Tomorrow, Rejected, The Meaning of Life)
  33. Bill Viola (Video Artist) (The Passing)

Women Cinematographers:

  1. Ellen Kuras (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Away We Go)
  2. Sandi Sissel (The People Under The Stairs)
  3. Dagmar Weaver-Madsen (10,000km)
  4. Autumn Durald (Palo Alto)
  5. Jessica Dimmock (Director/Cinematographer) (The Ninth Floor, Wait For Me, Without)
  6. Allison Schulnik (Director/Cinematographer/Animator/Painter) (Hobo Clown, Mounds, Eager, Ready Able) 
  7. Reed Morano (Kill Your Darlings, Vinyl, Meadowland)
  8. Rachel Morrison (Dope, Fruitvale Station, Cake)
  9. Natasha Braier (XXY, The Neon Demon, The Milk of Sorrow)
  10. Crystel Fournier (Girlhood, Tomboy, Water Lilies, Smart Ass)
  11. Jessica Lee Gagne (N.O.I.R., Child’s Play, Chelem, Que Ta Joie Demuere)
  12. Stéphanie Anne Weber Biron (I Killed My Mother, Heartbeats, Beauty and the Breast)
  13. Su Friedrich (Director/Cinematographer) (Sink or Swim)
  14. Marina Goldovskaya (Solovky Power, Bitter Taste of Freedom)
  15. Ellen Spiro (Are the Kids Alright?, Roam Sweet Home, Greetings From Out Here, Diane’s Hair Ego)
  16. Isa Gueye (Director/Cinematographer) (Saudade, Civil War Sickness, What Do You Want To Talk About Today?)
  17. Camille Henrot (Visual Artist/Filmmaker) (Gross Fatigue)
  18. Mika Rottenburg (Mary’s Cherries, Squeeze)

anonymous asked:

tsoip pack thanksgiving: go!

Hahahaha OKAY SO. Stiles has this down to a science. He has charts and diagrams. Everyone has a specific job and responsibility and a deadline to meet.

A TSOIP pack Thanksgiving that includes immediate family only would have, at the end of TSOIP, 32 people at it. (33 if Cora’s there, but if Cora’s there it means the alpha pack is there, which would bump it up to 39, so let’s just say 32.)

Rule of thumb is 2 lbs of turkey per person so that means SIXTY-FOUR pounds of turkey, so three large birds. Pretty sure the first time they did a pack Thanksgiving, Stiles had Derek install a second oven.

Stiles is responsible for turkey and gravy. This is his only job, because, you know, three turkeys is a lot to manage. (He occasionally experiments with deep-frying and other methods but his favorite is just old-fashioned, oven-roasted turkey. He also sometimes does entire trays of turkey legs, because the legs are always super popular, especially with the kids.)

Derek does yams. There’s an old Hale family recipe for candied yams which he makes every year.

Scott, as per usual, is not allowed to help cook. His job is to set the table and make sure there are enough drinks.

Allison and Isaac are responsible for the stuffing. Allison is the only one who’s willing/able to cut a bunch of onions. All the wolves whine about their delicate nasal passages. Allison dons goggles and nose plugs and tells them that they are babies. Isaac chops three heads of celery without complaint. Sometimes apples, too, depending on what recipe they’re using.

Boyd does potatoes. He has that trick to peel them by boiling them briefly and then twisting the skins off, which Stiles still thinks is super cool and thus makes him do it every year.

Erica is responsible for cranberry sauce. Both canned and fresh, because there are people of varying tastes at this shindig. Danny is responsible for dinner rolls and cornbread and no, Stiles doesn’t care that that’s lame, it’s crucial! A Thanksgiving dinner without bread is no Thanksgiving dinner at all.

Mac does the green bean casserole, because she was super disappointed the first year when it had bacon in it and she couldn’t eat it. She took over that duty. Often makes roasted brussel sprouts as well.

Jake helps Victoria with dessert, because he’s the only one who isn’t super intimidated by her, and also, she makes the most fantastic pumpkin pie anyone has ever had. She also makes pecan pie and apple pie, because you can’t have enough pie at Thanksgiving.

Chris and Melissa are responsible for alcohol. Tom is responsible for making sure everybody who gets drunk has a ride home.

Stiles sleeps until noon the next day.

Songs We Love: P.S. Eliot, ‘Bear Named Otis (Demo Version)’

“It’s a long way from the songs she writes now as the ever-evolving Waxahatchee, but is indicative of a time when punks (particularly with acoustic guitars) burned the songwriting handbook to make something raw and honest.”

Today on Songs We Love, Lars Gotrich, reflects back to P.S. Eliot’s raw and melodic sound in anticipation of the 2 CD compilation of recorded works, 2007-2011, (incl. the home recordings!). 


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