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

I Got My Toes Sucked By Tarantino And All I Got Was This Lousy Blog

Back in 2011, A.J. Daulerio got me fired. A chance encounter with my BFF QT, ten toes to Jesus, ended up on the front page of Deadspin, and lo and behold, I was fired faster than you can say friendsicles. That story has now gone down in the annals of internet infamy, but two lessons endure. » 8/21/13 8:52am 8/21/13 8:52am

Gawker Media Greenlights Defamer Reboot; Ankled Exec to Helm

Does anyone remember Beejoli Shah? She was the former GENERATE media employee whose toes were once slurped by director Quentin Tarantino after the two met at a party in The Hills a couple of years ago. The reason some of you may know this is because Beejoli sent a graphic play-by-play of the toe-coital encounter in an… » 6/11/13 6:45pm 6/11/13 6:45pm

The Steven Soderbergh Experience: Brilliant, Modest, Fiercely…

"I was watching one of those iconoclast shows on the Sundance Channel. Jamie Oliver said Paul Smith had told him something he hadn't understood until very recently: 'I'd rather be No.  2 forever than No.  1 for a while.' Just make stuff and don't agonize over it. Stop worrying about being No. 1. I see a lot of people… » 2/06/13 6:32pm 2/06/13 6:32pm

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

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