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‘Flower Moon’ Writer Clears Up Casting Shuffle: DiCaprio and Plemons’ Roles ‘Pretty Equal’

Martin Scorsese’s long-awaited Western drama “Killers of the Flower Moon” is finally going into production next month with a cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons, and Lily Gladstone. Plemons’ casting announcement in February generated buzz for the project as the “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” actor stepped into the role originally […]

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Paul Greengrass On “Getting To A Better Place” With ‘News Of The World’ [Interview]

Directors who have reached a certain stature always find a way to add a Western to their resume. Or, at least a Western of some ilk. Clint Eastwood (“Unforgiven”), Quentin Tarantino (“Django Unchained”), the Coen Brothers and, now, Paul Greengrass.Read More: ‘News Of The World’: An Old-Fashioned Western With A Contemporary Heart [Review]Reuniting with his […]

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Oscars 2020: Best Original Screenplay Predictions

Quentin Tarantino has the upper hand in the Best Original Screenplay race. The groundswell started with the upbeat reception for Tarantino’s ninth feature opus “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” at Cannes, a Charles Manson-inflected 1969 Los Angeles fable starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. The auteur hit yet another original creation out of the […]

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‘Cats’ Will Miss Awards Deadlines As It Rushes to the Holiday Finish Line

Every year, a much-anticipated Christmas release provokes speculation about whether it can be finished in time at all. Think Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” in 2012, followed a year later by Martin Scorsese’s “Wolf of Wall Street.” These movies screened for the first time dripping wet over the Thanksgiving weekend. They came within a hair’s breadth […]

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Jamie Foxx Tried Talking Idris Elba Out of ‘Django’ Role, Calls Tarantino the ‘Best Director Out There’

In the midst of Oscar hopefuls “Joker,” “Ford v Ferrari,” “Judy,” “Waves,” and more stirring up major awards buzz, the Toronto International Film Festival found time to also champion Quentin Tarantino. The writer-director’s ninth feature “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” opened in theaters this summer and remains a top Oscar contender in numerous categories. […]

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‘Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood’ strong in wide international opening, ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ passes $400m at global box office

Quentin Tarantino’s latest beats director’s previous films in international box office expansion.Columbia Pictures’ Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood took pole position at the international box office this weekend, opening in 46 markets and grossing an estimated $53.7m from 11,200-plus screens.According to studio sources, it was the best start in that group of territories for any […]

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‘Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood’ strong in wide international opening, ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ passes $400m globally

Quentin Tarantino’s latest beats director’s previous films in international box office expansion.Columbia Pictures’ Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood took pole position at the international box office this weekend, opening in 46 international markets and grossing an estimated $53.7m from 11,200-plus screens.According to studio sources, it was the best start in that group of territories for […]

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Box Office: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Pulls Ahead of ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Overseas

Sony’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” might not have hit No. 1 in North America, but Quentin Tarantino’s latest film is leading the way at the international box office, where it collected $53.7 million from 46 markets.That marks the best foreign opening of Tarantino’s career, coming in ahead of 2012’s “Django Unchained.” “Once Upon […]

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UK box office preview: ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’ off to stellar start with £2.4m

Quentin Tarantino’s latest records his highest single day at the UK box office.Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood looks set to dominate the UK box office picture this weekend. It began its rollout on Wednesday (Aug 14) via Sony Pictures.The film has taken £93m ($113m) globally to date, with many key international markets […]

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How Quentin Tarantino Recreated TV Show ‘Lancer’ for ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

One of the great surprises of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” was that Quentin Tarantino got to make his third western (following “Django Unchained” and “The Hateful Eight”) with his retro-contemporary redo of the actual ’60s TV series “Lancer.” Only he originally had something much more subversive in mind for Leonardo DiCaprio’s has-been actor, […]

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