Tag Archive

Tag Archives for " Pulp Fiction "

The Triumph of ‘Green Book’ Symbolizes an Oscar Race Turned Topsy-Turvy

It’s not unusual — in fact, it’s often the standard drill — to see Oscar night come down to a duel between two best-picture contenders, each of which embodies a dramatically different set of values. At the 1995 awards, “Forrest Gump” vs. “Pulp Fiction” incarnated the tension between mainstream Hollywood and a newly powerful indie-film […]

Continue reading

Movies New to Netflix in January: ‘Pulp Fiction,’ ‘Pan’s Labyrinth,’ and More

As Netflix heads into its first legitimate Oscar season, the streaming giant is hoping to pull out nominations and wins for “Roma,” “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” and “Girl.” Lest Netflix lose sight of its one true purpose, the platform will be streaming the entire “Indiana Jones” franchise beginning in January. The streamer announced today […]

Continue reading

Film Review: ‘Speed Kills’

There have been many ups and downs in John Travolta’s career, which currently rests in a valley equivalent to the one he’d hit just before “Pulp Fiction” a quarter-century ago. You might think anything would be an improvement after “Gotti.” Yet the new “Speed Kills” not only isn’t appreciably better, it’s also bad in much […]

Continue reading

Bruce Dern Replaces His Friend Burt Reynolds In Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’

Exclusive: Quentin Tarantino is setting Bruce Dern to play George Spahn in Once Upon a Time In Hollywood. That was the role that Dern’s longtime friend Burt Reynolds was going to play but was unable to shoot before he died on September 6.Dern, who played the most pissed-off man in the world as former Confederate […]

Continue reading

Jane Fonda Wants to Work With Tarantino, Asks Michael Madsen to Make it Happen

Hollywood legend Jane Fonda wants to work with Quentin Tarantino and has asked Michael Madsen to make it happen. The pair were filming an online talkshow for cosmetics brand L’Oreal on the Croisette in Cannes on Monday when the subject came up. Asked if she was interested in working with a director like the “Pulp […]

Continue reading

Timothy Olyphant in Talks to Star in Quentin Tarantino’s Manson Movie

Timothy Olyphant is in negotiations to star in Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” a drama set against the backdrop of the Manson Family murders.The mystery-shrouded project has not yet gone into production. At Sony Pictures’ CinemaCon presentation on April 23, Tarantino said leading actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt will be “the […]

Continue reading

Timothy Olyphant Negotiating Lead Role In Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’

Exclusive: Timothy Olyphant is negotiating to co-star in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, the film Quentin Tarantino wrote and directed and is prepping for production in Los Angeles for Sony Pictures. I am not sure whether Olyphant will play a fictional or real character, but he will join Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, […]

Continue reading

‘Terminal’ Review: Margot Robbie Is a Mad Assassin in Awful Cross Between ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and ‘Sin City’

An effective cure to whatever lingering nostalgia you might have for the chintzy, winking, hyper-stylized neo-noirs that flooded the indie film market in the wake of “Pulp Fiction,” Vaughn Stein’s “Terminal” takes a mess of dead tropes and Frankensteins them together into an crime saga that’s in desperate need of brains. And a soul. And […]

Continue reading