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Munn Is Right: Tarantino Got a Pass on Weinstein Dirt
2 weeks ago

Munn Is Right: Tarantino Got a Pass on Weinstein Dirt

Plenty of Hollywood starlets talk up the #MeToo movement.

To a point.

Some, like Alyssa Milano, let select Democrats slide based, apparently, on the “D” in front of their names. …
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‘True Romance’ Is Fiendishly unPC (Then and Now)
7 months ago

‘True Romance’ Is Fiendishly unPC (Then and Now)

By  •  Reviews, Movies

Imagine being a young film buff, working in a video store and writing a screenplay that tapped into your every cinephile fantasy.

The script provided a celluloid alternate life in …
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Indie Western ‘Any Bullet Will Do’ Talks Too Much
11 months ago

Indie Western ‘Any Bullet Will Do’ Talks Too Much

By  •  Reviews, Movies

The Western film genre was dead for a long time in Hollywood.

Michael Cimino’s disastrous epic “Heaven’s Gate” usually gets blamed for that. But the truth is that after the …
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7 Surefire Signs It’s a Tarantino ‘Star Trek’ Sequel
2 years ago

7 Surefire Signs It’s a Tarantino ‘Star Trek’ Sequel

Quentin Tarantino may go where no ex-video store clerk has gone before.

The “Pulp Fiction” auteur is teaming up with J.J. Abrams on a new “Star Trek” feature film. Details …
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Hollywood Hypocrisy: Amy Schumer’s Gun Edit
3 years ago

Hollywood Hypocrisy: Amy Schumer’s Gun Edit

The A-list comedienne is currently shooting a new action comedy co-starring Goldie Hawn. The project originally featured a scene involving gun play. Now, that sequence won’t be in the movie.

Why?


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Why ‘Camino’ Proves Zoe Bell Is for Real
3 years ago

Why ‘Camino’ Proves Zoe Bell Is for Real

That’s the biggest takeaway this critic got from her new feature, “Camino.” It’s also likely to be the reaction of most folks who watch the flick, in theaters March 4 …
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‘Killed’ Pens Bloody Love Letter to Westerns
3 years ago

‘Killed’ Pens Bloody Love Letter to Westerns

Torch carriers like Quentin Tarantino find themselves beating the drum for a genre that gave us silent heroes, open American plains and the bloody consequences of six shooters and man’s …
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7 Instant Lessons from Today’s Oscar Nominations
4 years ago

7 Instant Lessons from Today’s Oscar Nominations

The Oscar telecast remains a cultural institution, albeit one seen by fewer people each year. It’s still part of the Hollywood fabric. That makes every year’s Oscar nominations reveal worth parsing.


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Critic vs. Critic: ‘The Hateful Eight’
4 years ago

Critic vs. Critic: ‘The Hateful Eight’

I know the sensation too well. It happens whenever an eagerly anticipated film fails to deliver.

Not everyone felt that way while watching Tarantino’s eighth movie. Fellow critic James Frazier, …
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Did Tarantino’s Police Protest Hurt ‘Hateful Eight?’
4 years ago

Did Tarantino’s Police Protest Hurt ‘Hateful Eight?’

The Oscar winner joined a police protest in New York City late last year, weeks before the debut of his eighth film, “The Hateful Eight.” The appearance rankled not just …
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