Django Unchained Gave Us The Quentin Tarantino Gunfight Of Our Dreams

Quentin Tarantino loves action movies in all their forms: ritualistic Hong Kong martial-arts epics, '70s car-chase odysseys, terse and meditative Japanese gangster flicks. He hires the stars of those old movies, and he peppers his own films with references in just about every way he can manage. But he's not an action… » 11/13/14 4:40pm 11/13/14 4:40pm

Quentin Tarantino, Slave To His Habits: Django Unchained, Reviewed

1. Django Unchained is giddily entertaining, powerful, confident filmmaking by a guy who keeps finding new tricks up his sleeve with every movie. It's a big, sprawling statement that throws everything at the wall and sees what sticks, which has always been one of the strengths of Quentin Tarantino, one of the reason… » 12/18/12 5:45pm 12/18/12 5:45pm

The Late-October Best Picture Oscars Predictions You've Been Waiting For

Coverage of the Oscars has reached tail-wagging-dog proportions in recent years: Rather than an awards show looking back at a year of films and choosing the best of them, the Academy Awards have become the journey and the destination. Not only do movies exist solely to win Oscars, but there are whole squads of movie… » 10/25/12 7:15pm 10/25/12 7:15pm

I'm Worried About Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained

It'd be difficult to find a bigger Quentin Tarantino fanboy than I am. It's a little embarrassing, actually; I was one of those nerds posting on alt.fans.tarantino dorkboards the year Justin Bieber was born. (The fact that Google archives Usenet forums from 20 years ago is just cruel.) I think Jackie Brown is… » 6/07/12 6:14pm 6/07/12 6:14pm