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Tarantino Countdown: Revisiting “The Hateful Eight”

After creating two loaded, sweeping films that revolved around historical atrocities, Quentin Tarantino circled back to his humble beginnings with…
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Tarantino Countdown: Revisiting Django Unchained

Hans Landa, the cunning, genocidal antagonist of “Inglourious Basterds” will likely always be Quentin Tarantino’s most terrifying and piercing villain.…
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Tarantino Countdown: Revisiting “Inglourious Basterds”

After a heavy dose of freewheeling, sleaze-cinema fun in “Death Proof,” Quentin Tarantino instantly delivers one of his most frightening,…
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Tarantino Countdown: Revisiting Death Proof

“Death Proof” is the worst movie Quentin Tarantino has ever made, even he’s said so. But what “worst” means for…
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Tarantino Countdown: Revisiting Kill Bill: Volume 2

“Bill’s last bullet put me in a coma. A coma I was to lie in for four years. When I…
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Tarantino Countdown: Revisiting Kill Bill: Volume 1

In his fourth film, Quentin Tarantino veered away from arthouse crime thrillers to take a shot at making a blood-soaked…
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Tarantino Countdown: Revisiting Jackie Brown

Pam Grier was turned down for a role in “Pulp Fiction,” not because she wasn’t talented enough. More along the…
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Tarantino Countdown: Revisiting Pulp Fiction

With “Pulp Fiction,” Quentin Tarantino took his love for pop culture, nostalgia, seedy characters and left-field long-form dialogue, and injected…
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Tarantino Countdown: Revisiting “Reservoir Dogs”

“Reservoir Dogs” is a film built on tension. The dialog, the fractured narrative, what’s withheld from the characters, what’s withheld…
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DOPE Reviews | “Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story”

Beloved American folk artist Bob Dylan drops that quote six minutes into "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by…
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