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Edgar Wright’s Last Night In Soho Got Its Title After A Conversation With Quentin Tarantino

Edgar Wright and Quentin Tarantino are pals, and they even worked together briefly on one film “Grindhouse” back when it was a double feature and not sold separately as Tarantino’s “Death Proof” and Robert Rodriguez’s “Planet Terror.” Wright directed “Don’t,” one of the funny fake trailers between the two movies. Tarantino also lent DVD commentary to […]

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‘Becky’ Is A Hard-r ‘Home Alone’ & Twisted Coming Of Age Grindhouse Flick [Review]

The coming-of-age genre often examines, first love, mischief, growth, or pivotal personal discovery moments that radically change a person’s life. In “Becky,” filmmakers Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion’s new movie, the transformative coming-of-age idea is flipped into something that will be forever remembered as horrible, violent and grim. A surprisingly well-acted, intense, and somewhat grindhouse-y […]

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How Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Kill Bill: Volume 2’ Broke the Rules and Won the 2004 Box Office

The mid-April weekend following spring vacation has never been a major release date. But looking back at this weekend at the 2004 box office reveals that non-game changers can be just as revealing as more obvious winners.Sixteen years ago, two independent distributors, Miramax and Lions Gate (they changed their name later), took advantage of the […]

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Quentin Tarantino Opens Up About ‘Grindhouse’ Failure And How He Misjudged The Viewers’ Interest In Film

It is often true that the wrong films fail and the very wrong ones succeed. But how exactly do we measure said success? Box office numbers? Critical acclaim? Awards? Memes or pop culture references?Read More: Quentin Tarantino Shares An Interview He Had With John Milius Over 35 Years AgoIf we go by box office numbers, […]

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Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio File Objections In Weinstein Co. Bankruptcy

A Who’s Who list of Hollywood celebrities have filed objections to the Weinstein Co. sale, saying they’re owed money by the bankrupt studio. Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Bill Murray and Quentin Tarantino were among those filing documents raising concerns today in bankruptcy court. Tarantino has had a long collaboration with The […]

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