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‘Venom 2’ Will Be Shot By Cinematographer Robert Richardson

‘Venom 2’ Will Be Shot By Cinematographer Robert Richardson
It’s becoming apparent that unlike the first Venom, Venom 2 is going to at least try to be a good movie. Andy Serkis has been brought in to direct, and now master cinematographer Robert Richardson has come on board as well. Richardson’s credits include JFK, Casino, and all of Quentin Tarantino’s movies from Kill Bill onward (except Death Proof). You can rest […]

The post ‘Venom 2’ Will Be Shot By Cinematographer Robert Richardson appeared first on /Film.
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Quentin Tarantino Went on a Marvel Studios Binge Pre-‘Endgame’ and Was Pleased by a Shout-Out in the McU

Quentin Tarantino Went on a Marvel Studios Binge Pre-‘Endgame’ and Was Pleased by a Shout-Out in the McU
Quentin Tarantino, a master of pastiche himself, said he enjoyed seeing an homage to his own work in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” which is just one example of Tarantino and Marvel riffing on each other.

BBC Radio 1’s Ali Plumb asked Tarantino in a recent interview what he thought about the shoutout to his 1994 film “Pulp Fiction” in the 2014 Marvel Cinematic Universe installment.

Nick Fury’s gravestone features the opening line of Ezekiel 25:17 — “The path of the righteous man …” The bible verse, in its Tarantino-modified form, is delivered by Jules in “Pulp Fiction” as part of his pre-killing ritual in one of the movie’s most memorable scenes.

Jules and Nick Fury are both played by Samuel L. Jackson.

“Probably the first commentary I ever read was the Stan Lee ‘Soapbox’,” Tarantino said, referring to a column penned by the Marvel editor-in-chief that appeared in each comic
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Inglourious Basterds and the Immortality of Revenge Cinema

David Crow Aug 22, 2019

We examine the wrathful movie magic of Inglourious Basterds' ending, and why Quentin Tarantino and Shosanna went there.

Some audiences were baffled in 2009 when the fifth chapter of Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds began. Whereas other sections of the film were either cordoned off under titles like “Once Upon a Time… in Nazi Occupied France” or the name of the movie itself, what could the whimsical “Revenge of the Giant Face” possibly signify? The meaning became self-evident by the time Shosanna’s (Mélanie Laurent) visage cackled with delight from a burning movie screen, and the High Command of the Third Reich was beckoned into Hell. In a dazzling rewrite of history, Tarantino’s fictional characters, including both the titular “Inglourious Basterds” and Shosanna’s giant projected face, defy reality and end World War II in a gruesome climax of bloodlust and Old Testament wrath. The lingering
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The New Classics: Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

by Michael Cusumano

Scene: Scaling the Burj Khalifa

In the course of writing this column, I eventually got around to asking myself the inevitable question: “What is the 21st century scene I’ve watched the most times?”

I knew with certainty that the answer was the Burj Khalifa scene from Brad Bird’s Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, even if I couldn’t immediately account for the why. Of course you could simply say ”Why not?” It’s already firmly established in the pantheon of great action scenes. But it’s not like the past two decades have seen a dearth of great action filmmaking. Why not “Ship’s Mast” from Death Proof or the centerpiece car chase from Drive? What exactly is it about Tom Cruise pawing his way up the side of the world’s tallest building?
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Inglourious Basterds: Tarantino’s First Alternate History

Mark Harrison Aug 13, 2019

Inglourious Basterds was Quentin Tarantino's first slice of alternate history in which cinema takes revenge on the Nazis.

This article comes from Den of Geek UK.

This feature contains major spoilers for Inglourious Basterds from the very start.

As a filmmaker, Quentin Tarantino is given to making splashy and subversive films. Right through his new film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, he tends to show us the kind of genre movie he grew up watching before turning it upside down and seeing what comes out. Ten years after it was originally released, his Oscar-winning World War II movie Inglourious Basterds may still represent the greatest product of his filmmaking whims.

The marriage of his sensibilities and the historical arena of WW2 Europe rankled (and continues to rankle with) his critics, but his painstakingly developed men-on-a-mission movie blooms into a truly audacious series of vignettes, which
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Rose McGowan Ready to Direct: "Acting Is in the Past"

Rose McGowan Ready to Direct:
Rose McGowan may have given up acting — she says she was blacklisted for exposing sexual misconduct — but she isn't abandoning Hollywood.

After helming a breakout short film titled Dawn, the Charmed and Death Proof star is planning her feature-length debut behind the camera, an animated feature called Pomerania. "It's about a little dog who hides in the closet, and once she comes out of the closet she becomes the queen of a land called Pomerania," McGowan tells The Hollywood Reporter during a stop at the Odessa Film Festival. "And she's at war with Muttlandia, where all ...
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Tarantino Refuses to Rule Out Horror for 10th and Final Movie

Tarantino Refuses to Rule Out Horror for 10th and Final Movie
Hold onto your hats, horror fans as Quentin Tarantino's Final Film could very well be a horror movie. Tarantino has promised for some time now that once he makes ten movies, he's going to call it quits as a director. So far, during the promotional tour for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, he's stayed true to that, promising he's going to make one more then hang it up for good. While there are certainly many options for what that final entry in his filmography could be, horror is by no means out of the question.

This was revealed during a recently surfaced interview with the Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill filmmaker. While speaking with an international press outlet on behalf of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, it was suggested to Quentin Tarantino that his final directorial effort should be horror-centric. Here's what Tarantino had to say in response.
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Tarantino Shares First Details on 10th and Final Movie, Calls It Epilogue-y

Tarantino Shares First Details on 10th and Final Movie, Calls It Epilogue-y
Good to his word, Quentin Tarantino is sticking to his guns and says he's going to retire after directing one final movie. Now, the Pulp Fiction filmmaker has shared the very first details regarding his 10th feature. It's not much, and it still hasn't been revealed exactly what it's going to be. In any event, Quentin Tarantino's Final Movie is going to be climactic.

Quentin Tarantino is making the press rounds internationally to promote the release of his latest, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. During a stop in Moscow, Russia for a press conference, the heralded director confirmed that he's got just "one more to make." While he didn't get into specifics, Tarantino set some expectations for his final movie. Here's what he had to say about it.

"If you think about the idea of all the movies telling one story and each film is like a train boxcar connected to each other,
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Haunt Trailer: An Extreme Haunted House Movie from the Writers of A Quiet Place

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Haunt Trailer: An Extreme Haunted House Movie from the Writers of A Quiet Place
A terrifying new horror thriller is coming our way from the writers of A Quiet Place and producer Eli Roth. The Haunt trailer dropped and it's definitely a departure from the near-silent film Scott Beck and Bryan Woods did with John Krasinski. Here is the official synopsis.

On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an "extreme" haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some monsters are real.

Written and directed by Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, Haunt delivers on the "horrifying" in a way that only its producer Eli Roth (Hostel) can. The trailer introduces us to stars Katie Stevens (The Bold Type), Will Brittain (Clementine) and Lauryn Alisa McClain (Step Up: High Water) as they arrive at an elaborate haunted house. Through a lens of eerie yellows, blues and red lights we see the
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Link Tank: How Zoe Bell Became Tarantino's Stunt Coordinator

Spencer Mullen Aug 5, 2019

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Universal Basic Income, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and more in today's daily Link Tank!

Here's how Universal Basic Income could positively impact mental health in the U.S.

"Johannes Haushofer, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton University. He studies how money affects happiness and questions how we can “treat” the psychological consequences of poverty."

Read more at Inverse.

Neil deGrasse Tyson recently made a deeply insensitive tweet regarding gun violence in the U.S.

"In the aftermath of a horrific mass shooting, many people take to social media to share their thoughts and feelings. Some call on congress and politicians to do something about the scourge of gun violence. Others call out the President and his administration for fostering a culture of hate and racism. Still others bring up the issue of mental health and
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The Collider.com Podcast: Episode 212 – The Films of Quentin Tarantino, Part II

On a special episode of The Collider.com Podcast, we're digging into the films of Quentin Tarantino in a two-part retrospective. The second part has us going in-depth on Tarantino's past four movies: Death Proof, Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, and The Hateful Eight. Next week's episode will be focused solely on his new movie, Once Upon a Time in...Hollywood. In case you missed it, click here for Part I of our discussion. Listen to the latest episode of The Collider.com Podcast below; click here for the previous non-miniseries episode ("Jon Favreau's …
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Every Quentin Tarantino Film Ranked From Worst to Best (Photos)

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Every Quentin Tarantino Film Ranked From Worst to Best (Photos)
There are few modern filmmakers with a voice as distinctive as Quentin Tarantino’s, a former video-store clerk who transformed his movie love into blockbuster, arthouse, genre-redefining masterpieces that kept grindhouse cinema alive while pushing nostalgia in bold directions.

With a career spanning 27 years and ten feature films (depending on how you count), Tarantino has made an indelible mark on cinema. And his hard-hitting, playful directorial style has, in all that time, made good films great, great films classics, and the faults in bad films sometimes harder to recognize.

Here, then, are Quentin Tarantino’s films from “Reservoir Dogs” to “Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood,” ranked from the very worst to the very, very best:

10. “Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood” (2019)

Sharon Tate is a meaningless footnote in her own life story in Quentin Tarantino’s baffling and insulting ode to 1960s Hollywood. Tate is played by Margot Robbie,
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ArcLight Hollywood Celebrates Quentin Tarantino Weekend With Advance ‘Once Upon a Time’ Screenings

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ArcLight Hollywood Celebrates Quentin Tarantino Weekend With Advance ‘Once Upon a Time’ Screenings
ArcLight Hollywood is celebrating the release of Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood” with a three-day tribute from July 19-21 showing all the director’s previous films.

Ahead of the nationwide release on July 26, Tarantino fans can also catch 70mm advance screenings of “Once Upon a Time” on Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m., followed by conversations with special guests.

The ArcLight is getting into the spirit of 1960s L.A. with themed beverages and merchandise and special decor. The theater’s Cinerama Dome is among the Hollywood landmarks featured in Tarantino’s film. “With the historic Cinerama Dome being one of the many Hollywood moviegoing fixtures featured in the film, and enduring as such nearly 56 years later, we are thrilled to be hosting this special celebration,” said ArcLight VP of marketing and operations Kevin Holloway.

On Friday, screenings include “Reservoir Dogs,” “Pulp Fiction,” “Jackie Brown” and “Kill Bill Vol.
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Anthony Mackie To Star In Action-Sci-Fi ‘Outside The Wire’ For Netflix

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Anthony Mackie To Star In Action-Sci-Fi ‘Outside The Wire’ For Netflix
Avengers and Captain America star Anthony Mackie is to lead cast in and produce action-sci-fi Outside The Wire for Netflix with Mikael Håfström (Escape Plan) on board to direct.

Set in the future, Mackie will play a drone pilot sent into a deadly militarized zone where he finds himself working for an android officer tasked to locate a doomsday device before it falls into the hands of insurgents. Shoot is due to begin in August with additional casting under way.

Mackie is producing with Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Sinister) for Automatik, Ben Pugh (Ironbark) and Erica Steinberg (Death Proof) for 42, and Jason Spire (Operation Finale) for Mackie’s Inspire Entertainment. Script comes from video game scribe Rob Yescombe and Rowan Athale (Way Down).

Executive producers are Josh Horsfield and Fred Berger for Automatik with Rory Aiken for 42. Charlie Morrison is co-producing for 42. Håfström, known for Escape Plan, 1408 and The Rite, is
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‘Pulp Fiction’ 25: What It Was Like at Cannes When the World First Saw Tarantino’s Masterpiece

‘Pulp Fiction’ 25: What It Was Like at Cannes When the World First Saw Tarantino’s Masterpiece
After taking Sundance by storm with his uber-violent debut feature “Reservoir Dogs” in 1992, two years later the 31-year-old Quentin Tarantino hit the Cannes Film Festival in May with his tour-de-force neo-noir “Pulp Fiction,” which was entered in Competition.

I was knocked out like everyone else by this bravado exercise in cinema style, from the casting of John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson as wordsmith hitmen to Ving Rhames and Uma Thurman as a gangster and his moll to Bruce Willis as Butch the boxer. It’s hard to remember that these roles boosted all their careers, and it’s hard to quantify the impact this violent hardboiled comedy had on hosts of imitators to come.

But the career that truly exploded was high-school dropout Tarantino, whose film school was clerking at an L.A. video store. At Cannes, for my upcoming Entertainment Weekly feature, I whipped out my Sony tape
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‘Pulp Fiction’ 25: What It Was Like at Cannes When the World First Saw Tarantino’s Masterpiece

‘Pulp Fiction’ 25: What It Was Like at Cannes When the World First Saw Tarantino’s Masterpiece
After taking Sundance by storm with his uber-violent debut feature “Reservoir Dogs” in 1992, two years later the 31-year-old Quentin Tarantino hit the Cannes Film Festival in May with his tour-de-force neo-noir “Pulp Fiction,” which was entered in Competition.

I was knocked out like everyone else by this bravado exercise in cinema style, from the casting of John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson as wordsmith hitmen to Ving Rhames and Uma Thurman as a gangster and his moll to Bruce Willis as Butch the boxer. It’s hard to remember that these roles boosted all their careers, and it’s hard to quantify the impact this violent hardboiled comedy had on hosts of imitators to come.

But the career that truly exploded was high-school dropout Tarantino, whose film school was clerking at an L.A. video store. At Cannes, for my upcoming Entertainment Weekly feature, I whipped out my Sony tape
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‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Will Premiere at Cannes After All

After quite a bit of back and forth on the matter, it has been announced that Quentin Tarantino’s new film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival later this month. The film was desired by the festival’s programmers, but there was some question over whether it would be completed in time. And now we know Tarantino’s about to lock picture on his ninth film. Tarantino is something of a Cannes regular, having won the Palme d’Or for Pulp Fiction and showcasing both Death Proof and Inglourious Basterds
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Quentin Tarantino Set to Release Director’s Cut of ‘Django Unchained’

Quentin Tarantino Set to Release Director’s Cut of ‘Django Unchained’
Quentin Tarantino, always the perfectionist and tinkerer, said he has worked on and plans to release a director’s cut of “Django Unchained,” his 2012 Western starring Jamie Foxx and Christoph Waltz.

Earlier this month, Netflix released an extended miniseries version of Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight,” spreading out the three-hour epic into a four-part series. In speaking with /Film, Tarantino said he had a hand in re-cutting “The Hateful Eight” for Netflix, and in doing so he revealed he has similar plans for his other spaghetti Western.

“I’ve actually cut a director’s cut of ‘Django.’ That’s about like three hours and 15 minutes, or three hours and 20 minutes, something like that,” Tarantino said. “That’s one I wouldn’t do as a mini-series because it would just be better [as a movie]. I thought about that idea, but that would just work better as one movie. Just a longer one as far as I was concerned.
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Authorized Tarantino Doc Freed from Weinstein Wreckage and Seeking Distribution

Authorized Tarantino Doc Freed from Weinstein Wreckage and Seeking Distribution
Director Tara Wood has successfully reclaimed the rights to the authorized Quentin Tarantino documentary feature21 Years: Quentin Tarantino. The film, a celebration of Tarantino's works-to-date, looks at the passion behind the worldwide box office dominator. The lightening rod that is Tarantino's career illuminates the discussion of changes in the industry.

In 2017, Wood, co-director of 2014's acclaimed 21 Years: Richard Linklater, asked The Weinstein Co. to release the documentary following the onslaught of sexual harassment allegations against company founder Harvey Weinstein. "TWC should respectfully release us from our deal," Wood said in a statement at the time, "To allow the project to be handled with the care and consideration it, Mr. Quentin Tarantino, and all the participants deserve." The company refused, and Wood embarked on a prolonged legal battle.

Now, Wood is proud to announce that the film has returned to the creative team at Wood Entertainment, and is ready to find the right home for distribution.
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5 Of The Best: Robert Rodriguez Movies

With this week’s release of Alita: Battle Angel marking the return of Robert Rodriguez to the big-screen, now seems as good a time as ever to take a look back over the jack-of-all-trades filmmaker’s filmography, picking out five of our favourites from the Texan maestro.

20th Century Fox Spy Kids (2001)

My eight year old self would never forgive me if I didn’t include the first installment of Rodriguez family friendly franchise. With a wonderful high concept allowing Rodriguez to get as weird as he pleases within the boundaries of a G-rating. Brother and sister Juni and Alexa Cortez are thrown into a world of gadgets and espionage when their spy parents (Antonio Banderas and Carla Gugino) go missing in action. What kid wouldn’t love to discover that their parents are super-spies, and get to get in on the action. With a wild sense of imagination on display,
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