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Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" (2012)

Academy Award Wins- Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay

The success of 2009’s INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS sent director Quentin Tarantino off on another career high.  It was the realization of an idea that had been a long-time coming, with Tarantino purportedly first conceiving the idea around 1994, after the production of… 2,405 more words


Pulp Fiction (1994)

Pulp Fiction skillfully blends the stories of Jules and Vincent, a pair of wise cracking hit men and their stash of unidentified merchandise, Marsellus Wallace the criminal kingpin they work for, his coke snorting wife Mia, scheming prizefighter Butch Coolidge who double crosses him and a pair of small time hold up artists. 188 more words


When you find yourself watching a movie repeatedly, there is something about it that makes you want to inhabit that world. Nearly 20 years ago, Quentin Tarantino made Jackie Brown starring the 1970’s sexy action star Pam Grier. 250 more words

Seeking Justice, The Hateful Eight

Seeking Justice

This is yet another New Orleans-based Nicolas Cage movie. I haven’t seen every movie in his oeuvre, but this makes at least four to be set there ( 446 more words


Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds" (2009)

Notable festivals: Cannes (Best Actor)

Academy Award Wins: Best Supporting Actor

Director Quentin Tarantino’s seventh feature film, 2009’s INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, is a very personal film for me, in that various facets of its existence coincided with my own at the time.  3,417 more words


Quentin Tarantino's "Death Proof" (2007)

The series of collaborations between directors Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez reached their apex in 2007 with the release of GRINDHOUSE.  The project was an ode to a bygone era from their youth, where cheesy genre and exploitation films where shown on a double bill in cheap art-house theatres.  2,488 more words