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The Difficulty in Ranking the Films of Quentin Tarantino

As I casually checked my Twitter feed one day last week, I noticed a number of people were talking about Quentin Tarantino and his movies. As it tends to nowadays, my mind immediately jumped to worrying if he’d died, but no it was just his birthday. 2,106 more words


Review - The Hateful Eight

It’s a Tarantino movie.

Is that praise or criticism? A warning or a recommendation? None of the above, really. It is what it is. Across seven prior features and more than two decades, writer-director Quentin Tarantino has propped his auteur style of filmmaking against so many stylistic calling cards that simply seeing his name on a poster or a trailer or on IMDb is enough. 2,093 more words

Film Reviews

Quentin Tarantino Keeps His Head

A look at what critics of Tarantino – including the late, great David Foster Wallace – get wrong when looking at (or away from) his use of violence. 9 more words


DVD Obituary: Django Unchained

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been selling off my DVDs. This post is part of a series where I briefly discuss the DVDs I’ve sold. 161 more words


Daedyn Appleton: 'Tarantino: Wishful History'

In my video essay I’ve aimed to first establish what pastiche is and to affirm through textual evidence Tarantino’s regular use of it. My intention is, on top of this, to construct an argument around how he uses these techniques and how this use may be tied to his work thematically in recent years.  843 more words

Rankings: Every Quentin Tarantino Film Ranked from Worst to Best

Quentin Tarantino has easily established himself as one of Hollywood’s best auteurs.  Ever since coming on the scene with his first film Reservoir Dogs, he has dazzled us with his original movies that boast superbly written dialogue as well as an obvious love for the history of movies.   976 more words