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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 Review | “Midsommar”

Only two films into what is destined to be a prolific career in genre filmmaking (he insists he wants out…
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DOPE Reviews | “Rocketman”

On a scale of 1 to 10, one being oregano and 10 being top-shelf kush, we give Rocketman a 9.…
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DOPE Recap | Game of Thrones: “The Iron Throne”

In “The Iron Throne,” the final episode in “Game of Thrones,” the plot takes a back seat to ruminations on…
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DOPE Recap | “The Last of the Starks”

What can be done of consequence after a great storm, except rebuild? Drink, apparently. In “The Last of the Starks,”…
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