Tag Archives: Quentin Tarantino

Editorial: My Top Five Tarantino Scenes

5) A Wanted Man and Old Man Hatch A Deal Honestly, I could have put this whole chapter. It’s an exercise in Tarantino filtering Sergio Leone esque buildup through his unique and idiosyncratic ascetic; boiling tension caused by mundane actions … Continue reading

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Further Consideration: Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood (2019)

It’s an absolute testament to Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood that even after seeing it a second time, I still have more things to say about it. The first viewing provided plenty to discuss but my subsequent viewing was a … Continue reading

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Review: Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood (2019)

Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood is a majestic and mature work. It’s the sort of film that feels like an intimate confession is being delivered on a grand stage. Taking place over the course of several months in 1969: the … Continue reading

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Early Review: Baby Driver (2017)

With Baby Driver, Edgar Wright has crafted a sly, whimsical and hardening genre film that emanates with wry invention and visual exuberance: even if it lacks the rich thematic depth, ingenious mosaic comic construction and witticisms of the British director’s … Continue reading

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Review: Django Unchained (2013)

Django Unchained is Quentin Tarantino’s most persistently fascinating film. His examination of the self-appointed persona in this picture is particularly potent and powerful because of the implications of the characters and the commentary it has on the portrayal of slavery … Continue reading

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Concise Review: Death Proof (2007)

Death Proof is an interesting lesser effort from Quentin Tarantino. Its noble intentions exist within a cluttered picture, which fundamentally has an identity crisis while also possessing a patronising excessiveness. It wants to embrace the sleaziness and style of a … Continue reading

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Concise Review: Kill Bill Volume 2 (2004)

If Kill Bill Volume 1 was an excessive, dramatically deficient and ultimately pointless exercise in directorial flexing. Then Volume 2 is the complete antithesis, emotional, inherently dramatic and once again indicative of Quentin Tarantino’s primary strength, which is providing fascinating … Continue reading

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