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Toronto Film Review: ‘Jojo Rabbit’

Long ago, turning Nazi Germany into a joke was verboten. Or, at least, it seems like it was; it’s actually hard to imagine a time when that was the case. Charlie Chaplin made Hitler into a figure of ridicule in “The Great Dictator,” released in 1940. I grew up watching “Hogan’s Heroes,” which portrayed life […]

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Critics Name ‘Inglourious Basterds’ Quentin Tarantino’s Best Movie — IndieWire Critics Survey

Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday.With “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” now a certified hit, the debate over Quentin Tarantino’s best film has inevitably been re-inflamed all over again. In an effort to suss out the general consensus — or settle this […]

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Quentin Tarantino scores career-high North American debut with ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’ but ‘The Lion King’ rules

Solid debut keeps Sony bandwagon rolling after Spider-Man: Far From Home crossed $1bn worldwide.Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood delivered a career-best North American opening weekend for Quentin Tarantino on an estimated $40m, although The Lion King stayed top in its second weekend and surged to $350.8m.Tarantino’s paean to late 1960s Hollywood opened via Sony […]

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Weekend Box Office: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Nabs $40.3 Million, Tarantino’s Highest Debut

Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, a foot-heavy fantasy film by the name of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, was a bit of a departure for the filmmaker, release-wise, as the first in his career distributed outside the Miramax/Weinstein Company umbrella and only the second, besides Inglourious Basterds, to get a summer release. Well, it looks […]

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Seven Great Film Performances By Actors Playing Other Actors

With the release of this week’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Quentin Tarantino is pairing his love of pop culture references with his penchant for historical revisionism in a sprawling portrait of the film industry in 1969. While Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio play fictional actors, the film features characters such as Sharon Tate, […]

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‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’: Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds’ Easter Egg Explained

[Editor’s note: The following post contains spoilers for Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”]Quentin Tarantino doesn’t hide the fact his movies exist in the same cinematic universe. The connections that run through the writer-director’s filmography can be big (John Travolta’s “Pulp Fiction” character is the brother of Michael Madsen’s “Reservoir Dogs” character) or […]

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‘Three Peaks’ Trailer: Bérénice Bejo & ‘Inglourious Basterds’ Alexander Fehling Star In Jan Zabiel’s Tense, Family Drama

German writer/director, Jan Zabiel likely is not a name that rings a bell with most film buffs, but there’s a chance that could change soon, given the actors attached to the former cinematographer’s upcoming and critically acclaimed new project. Starring Academy Award nominee Bérénice Bejo and Alexander Fehling, “Three Peaks,” which is being hailed as […]

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Tarantino, Malick, Banderas: A Dozen New Oscar Contenders, Courtesy of Cannes

Launching a film at the Cannes Film Festival is equal measures honor and risk. For every “The Artist,” there’s a “Grace of Monaco;” others are happy to leave unscathed. Historically it’s a relative few who leave poised for Oscar consideration, but 2019 proved to be a strong year.Among these are the two splashiest festival debuts, […]

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