Home Tag "The Tarantino Countdown"

The Tarantino Countdown – ‘The Hateful Eight’

Following the massive success of Django Unchained, writer-director Quentin Tarantino was not about to sit still and he returned to cinemas with a film that would really spin his audience for a loop, and bring out of them a frenzied reaction with his ensemble western thriller The Hateful Eight. In the dead of a Wyoming […]

Quentin Tarantino offers up love letter to ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’

The Tarantino Countdown – ‘Django Unchained’

If Quentin Tarantino has a favourite genre then it’s undoubtedly the western. This noted writer-director has long praised the creative trappings of the genre and through the years the sensibilities of his favourite movie setting have found their way into his other films. 20 years and six films later the director would finally treat his […]

Quentin Tarantino offers up love letter to ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’

The Tarantino Countdown – ‘Inglorious Basterds’

After the release of Grindhouse, Quentin Tarantino was looking to change things around and turn things up. The resulting sixth picture from the master director was Inglorious Basterds, a full-on, gung-ho war movie that completely flipped the genre on its head and made for one hell of a compelling watch. In Nazi-occupied France during World […]

Quentin Tarantino offers up love letter to ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’

The Tarantino Countdown – ‘Death Proof’

Quentin Tarantino has been very vocal of his love and support for exploitation grindhouse cinema and this in-your-face way of filmmaking has been an integral part of his directing style since the very beginning. With his fifth film, Death Proof, he would commit to the genre and narrative of this very particular type of film […]

Quentin Tarantino offers up love letter to ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’

The Tarantino Countdown – ‘Kill Bill Volume 2’

In Kill Bill Volume 1 director Quentin Tarantino presented audiences with a wildly original and completely crazy exploitational revenge film that introduced them to Uma Thurman’s vengeance crazed assassin The Bride. And the resulting film had them hooked! But when the carnage ended with Kill Bill Volume 1 The Bride’s story was not over yet, […]

Quentin Tarantino offers up love letter to ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’

The Tarantino Countdown – ‘Kill Bill Volume 1’

When it comes to filmmaking style, director Quentin Tarantino possess a flair that is all his own, and in his epic martial arts, action, exploitation, grindhouse, revenge film Kill Bill, the director truly stepped it up a notch and crafted what I believe is his most stylistic film to date. After awakening from a four-year […]

Quentin Tarantino offers up love letter to ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’

The Tarantino Countdown – ‘Pulp Fiction’

It’s not very often that a filmmaker makes a masterpiece with his second feature film, but that’s exactly what director Quentin Tarantino did with Pulp Fiction. Released in 1994, this innovative crime film hit audiences like a sledgehammer and changed what cinema was forever. The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster & […]

Quentin Tarantino offers up love letter to ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’

The Tarantino Countdown – ‘Reservoir Dogs’

In 1991 a former video store clerk and film aficionado named Quentin Tarantino made a feature film for 1.5 million dollars called Reservoir Dogs about a diamond heist gone wrong. In 1992 Reservoir Dogs premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and the world of cinema changed forever as a bold new artist took his place […]

Quentin Tarantino offers up love letter to ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’