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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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Box Office: Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Tracking $30 Million Debut

Quentin Tarantino’s journey back to the height of hippie Hollywood is gearing up for its big-screen debut.“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” a drama that pays tribute to the golden age of Tinseltown, is eyeing an opening weekend between $28 million to $30 million when it hits theaters July 26, according to early tracking. A […]

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