“Frank Ocean wrote a fantastic ballad that was truly lovely and poetic in every way, there just wasn’t a scene for it. I could have thrown it in quickly just to have it, but that’s not why he wrote it and not his intention. So I didn’t want to cheapen his effort. But, the song is fantastic, and when Frank decides to unleash it on the public, they’ll realize it then.”
— Quentin Tarantino explaining why he didn’t use the song in “Django Unchained.
This iconic portrait was shot in 1996 in Los Angeles. The original was exhibited in 2002 at The National Portrait Gallery in a landmark exhibition called ‘Portraits by Mario Testino’. The exhibition remains one its most successful shows
i didn’t even notice the guy in the back the first time i reblogged this
I was so sentimental about you I’d break any one’s heart for you. My, I was a damned fool. I broke my own heart, too. It’s broken and gone. Everything I believe in and everything I cared about I left for you because you were so wonderful and you loved me so much that love was all that mattered. Love was the greatest thing, wasn’t it?
Her skin is taint like whiskey and I take another sip of her, knowing that if I am to fall under adulterated demise it is to be for her lips and the taste of her memoirs. “But I ruin everything I touch”, She whispers weakly. I press my lips onto her palm and register her gentle gaze and lingering melancholy. “Perhaps you do. But there is much that you have not touched, for we are all wanderlust and lost in places that we do not belong- touching what is not ours to touch and abandoning our true extensions”. It was then that I realise that she was not whiskey but the aches and ills that brought my lips to the bottle every night.