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Sources Say Quentin Tarantino Has Scrapped The Movie Critic

The film would have reunited him with Brad Pitt

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino is scrapping The Movie Critic, according to sources who spoke to the Hollywood Reporter and other outlets. The filmmaker planned this year to start shooting the movie, which was to be his tenth film as a director, but has for some reason now decided to go in a...

First Details Out on Tarantino's Possible Last Movie

'Hollywood Reporter' says his 10th film may center on the late critic Pauline Kael

(Newser) - It looks like Quentin Tarantino knows what his 10th and likely final movie will be about. The Hollywood Reporter quotes insiders who say it will be called The Movie Critic and be set in the 1970s with a female lead. THR speculates it might center on Pauline Kael, an influential...

Quentin Tarantino: 'It's Time to Wrap Up the Show'

Director, who says he'll make one more film, concedes he should've said something to Harvey Weinstein

(Newser) - The first film Quentin Tarantino directed was Reservoir Dogs, in 1992. He says he doesn't know what his next film will be, but he knows it will be his last. "I've been doing it for 30 years," Tarantino said. "And it's time to wrap...

Tarantino in Hot Water Over Pulp Fiction NFTs

Miramax, which still owns the rights, sues him

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino is planning to auction off non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, related to his iconic film Pulp Fiction, he announced at a crypto-art convention this month. But not if Miramax has anything to say about it: The studio, which still owns the rights to the movie, sued the filmmaker for...

Tarantino Is New Owner of Historic LA Movie Theater

He says the Vista will be a 'crown jewel'

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino believes some movie theaters can come back from the pandemic better than ever—and he's putting his money where his mouth is. The director disclosed in a podcast Monday that he is the new owner of the historic Vista Theatre in Los Angeles, which first opened in...

Screen Legend's Daughter Scorches Tarantino in Column

Bruce Lee's daughter is sick of white men telling her father's story

(Newser) - The daughter of action film legend Bruce Lee penned a scathing Hollywood Reporter column in which she hit back at Quentin Tarantino and others in Hollywood who've sought to portray her dad in an unflattering light over the years. Shannon Lee leveled her sights at Tarantino after the director...

2 Big Names Make Unusual Headlines in Book World

Those names being Quentin Tarantino and Bret Easton Ellis

(Newser) - Tuesday brings two notable entries related to the world of publishing:
  • Quentin Tarantino: Tarantino may be a fixture in the world of movies, but he has scored a deal to write two books for HarperCollins, reports Deadline . The first will be a novelization of his film Once Upon a Time

Tarantino Is Going to Start Telling Bedtime Stories

Director, wife Daniella welcome a son, their first child

(Newser) - Once upon a time ... in Tel Aviv, Quentin Tarantino became a first-time father at the ripe old age of 56, reports People . "Daniella and Quentin Tarantino are happy to announce the birth of their first child," the couple tells TMZ in a statement. "A baby boy born...

1.3B People Denied Chance to See Tarantino Movie

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' is canceled in China

(Newser) - Chinese audiences hoping to see Quentin Tarantino's latest movie are going to have to wait—maybe for an illegal copy. China's National Film Administration has abruptly canceled Once Upon a Time in Hollywood's Oct. 25 release without giving an official explanation, Los Angeles Magazine reports. But sources...

Bruce Lee's Daughter on Tarantino: 'He Could Shut Up'

She responds to filmmaker's statement on her criticism of 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

(Newser) - The feud between Bruce Lee's daughter and Quentin Tarantino continues. Shannon Lee last month called out the filmmaker for the way her father is portrayed in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and Tarantino responded this month at a press junket when asked about her criticism that Tarantino had...

Bruce Lee's Daughter Has Bone to Pick With Tarantino

Shannon Lee doesn't like how her father was portrayed in 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood may be popular with both critics and audiences , there's at least one person who's not happy with the film: Bruce Lee's daughter. The iconic martial artist is played by Mike Moh in Tarantino's film, and (spoiler alert)...

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What Critics Think About Tarantino's Latest

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' is getting mostly strong reviews, as is DiCaprio

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino plays revisionist history in his supposedly penultimate feature, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood , which has an impressive 89% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes . Set over three days in 1969, the film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and Al Pacino puts a fairy-tale spin on...

Quentin Tarantino Is Now a Married Man

Director marries Israeli singer and model Daniella Pick

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino can now claim his own true romance. People confirms the 55-year-old director married 35-year-old Israeli singer and model Daniella Pick in a small ceremony Wednesday in Los Angeles. The two met nearly a decade ago while Tarantino was promoting Inglourious Basterds, broke up, then "reconnected" in 2015,...

5 Film Directors Who 'Definitely Crossed the Line'

Listverse: They apparently got a little too ambitious on set while creating their art

(Newser) - There's immersing yourself in your art, and then there's drowning yourself and the others who work for you. Listverse takes a look at famous movie directors who maybe got a little overzealous during film production, alleged to have caused emotional and physical damage and, in one case, deaths....

Tarantino: Uma's Crash Is 'One of My Biggest Regrets'

He elaborates on her 'New York Times' interview

(Newser) - Saturday brought Uma Thurman's long-awaited detailing of the "unpleasant things" Harvey Weinstein did to her, and her recounting included a second name: the third member of the "Miramax troika," as Maureen Dowd wrote in her interview with Thurman: Quentin Tarantino. The article included Thurman's account...

Thurman on Weinstein: 'He Did All Kinds of Unpleasant Things'

Uma Thurman opens up about Harvey Weinstein, Quentin Tarantino

(Newser) - When asked about Harvey Weinstein back in October, Uma Thurman responded: "I've been waiting to feel less angry , and when I'm ready, I'll say what I have to say." It appears that time has come. "Thurman was the lissome goddess in the creation myth...

Tarantino: 'Anything I Say Now Will Sound Like Crappy Excuse'

He wishes he'd taken a stand against Weinstein

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino has spoken out against his longtime friend and collaborator Harvey Weinstein—but he admits that it's too little, too late. Tarantino tells the New York Times that he "knew enough to do more than I did" and he now wishes he had stepped up and refused...

Sharon Tate's Sister Explains Her J-Law Diss

'There's two different kinds of pretty'

(Newser) - When news broke that Quentin Tarantino was making a movie about the Charles Manson murders , it was a safe bet that controversy would follow. But the first sign of it is unexpected: a strange debate on whether Jennifer Lawrence is pretty enough to play Sharon Tate, one of the victims....

Tarantino's Next Movie May Be His Most Controversial

Rumored film about Manson murders labeled 'disgusting'

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino may have found his next movie, one that's already proving controversial despite scarce details. According to the Hollywood Reporter , Tarantino has written and will direct "a unique take" on the murders carried out by Charles Manson and his followers in the 1960s. Details of the script...

Sinn Fein Leader: N-Word Tweet Was Meant to Be 'Ironic'

Gerry Adams posted offending tweet after watching 'Django Unchained'

(Newser) - Gerry Adams caught a viewing of Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained on Sunday and was perhaps a little too enthusiastic in sharing his thoughts on it. The leader of Ireland's Sinn Fein party posted in a now-deleted tweet: "Watching Django Unchained - A Ballymurphy [N-word]!" Cue the...

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