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The ‘Bad Lieutenant’ Is Turning Into An International Franchise & ‘The Crow’ Reboot Will Try To Fly Again

Once upon a time, there was a plan to turn Abel Ferrara‘s sleaze/bad cop masterpiece, “Bad Lieutenant,” into a franchise. The original 1992 film starring Harvey Keitel was rated Nc-17, featured full-frontal nudity of its star, and generally shocked and scandalized audiences with its lurid depravity about a rogue cop spiraling into drugs, violent delusions […]

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Tarantino Says His ‘Reservoir Dogs’ Remake Would Have Been With An All-Black Cast & He May Do It On Stage

If you’ve been following film news over the past couple of weeks, you know that Quentin Tarantino has been making the podcasting rounds. And over that time, the filmmaker has been making headlines by trashing Bruce Lee (and his wife), teasing an expansive “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” empire, and talking about various other […]

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Quentin Tarantino Battled Harvey Weinstein Over Cutting ‘Reservoir Dogs’ Torture Scene

Quentin Tarantino revealed during his appearance on “The Joe Rogan Experience” this week that his working relationship with Harvey Weinstein got off to a rocky start once Miramax became the distributor of his feature directorial debut “Reservoir Dogs.” Weinstein allegedly wanted to remove the film’s torture scene, which Tarantino admitted always led to walkouts during […]

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Tarantino: I Wish I Told Harvey Weinstein ‘You Can’t Do This, You’re Gonna F*ck Up Everything’

Quentin Tarantino admitted in October 2017 that he was aware of Harvey Weinstein’s history of sexual harassment long before the published reports in The New York Times and The New Yorker brought the initial accusations against Weinstein to light and jumpstarted the #MeToo movement. Weinstein launched Tarantino’s career after acquiring “Reservoir Dogs” out of the […]

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Taika Waititi’s 2021 Schedule Gets Busier with ‘Reservation Dogs’ Comedy

Taika Waititi isn’t lacking for upcoming projects, but the filmmaker behind highly-anticipated titles such as “Thor: Love and Thunder” and “What We Do in the Shadows” Season 3 is closing out 2020 with a final series announcement.FX Networks revealed earlier in December that Waititi will executive produce “Reservation Dogs,” a half-hour comedy series that, per […]

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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 Wanted to Make ‘Luke Cage’ With Laurence Fishburne, but Friends Talked Him Out of It

The list of unmade Quentin Tarantino projects is a fascinating rabbit hole to explore, as the Academy Award-winning director appears to have a bottomless well of ideas from every genre imaginable. From his R-rated and possibly still-developing take on “Star Trek” to “Kill Bill Volume Three” and even a James Bond movie, Tarantino’s got enthusiasm […]

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Tarantino Offered Michael Madsen ‘Pulp Fiction’ and He Doesn’t Regret Turning It Down

Rumor has long had it that Quentin Tarantino’s first choice for the role of Vincent Vega in “Pulp Fiction” was Michael Madsen. The two had worked together in “Reservoir Dogs,” which starred Madsen as Vic Vega (aka Mr. Blonde) and put him front and center in the film’s iconic ear-severing torture scene set to Steelers […]

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