When Fall Out Boy reunited this past year for a tour and a new album, I don't think anybody took them very seriously. It seemed like a clear, desperate cash grab by a once-popular band who had broken up and unleashed a torrent of unsuccessful solo projects that drove them back into each other's arms ... More >>
Django is Like “Accidental Racist,” Except Not Godawful.
What critics who attack the director's borrowings miss.
Django Unchained upends the western — and America's original sin.
The end of cinema? Hardly.
Quentin Tarantino emerges from a chaotic couple of years with his most ambitious film to date, Django Unchained. Will the academy really, really like it?
Movie violence has never been better — or more reckless.
I had a hard time getting past the lock 'cause there was gnocchi!Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we still don't understand why people make such a big deal out of paella. Y'all know it's like 90 percent rice, right? If rice dishes were rock stars, paella woul ... More >>
Sunday, Quentin Tarantino, one of the best modern film directors not named Uwe Boll, turns 48 years old. It's hard to believe the beloved hipster director has now been on the public radar for almost 20 years, with his feature-length debut and breakout movie Reservoir Dogs turning the big 2-0 ... More >>
Quentin Tarantino unleashes the revengeful bride
Quentin Tarantino's debut film features the colors of crime
You know awards season is in full swing when all the celebrities converge upon the Beverly Hilton to get drunk and act like receiving an award from the same organization that once honored Pia Zadora is something to be proud of.That's right, it was Golden Globes night last Sunday. And while the just ... More >>
J. Hoberman, Robert Wilonsky and Scott Foundas put their minds together and come up with their favorite films of the year. Let's hear it for teamwork!
Good news, all you fans of condensed screen versions of self-indulgent Mormon vampire pseudo-erotic clit-tease fantasies: Twilight: New Moon is being released in only eight days. Rocks Off, accustomed to scorn from literary snobs for his steadfast support of the Harry Potter series, actually pick ... More >>
Two decades after the severed ear of Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino serves up Hitler's head on a plate.
In a triumph of his will, Tarantino makes Holocaust revisionism ridiculously fun in Inglourious Basterds.
The Terminator is back. Plus lots of other movies we can't wait to see this season.
Michael Becker/ Fox Somehow Still Hanging Around: The bloom is off Lil Rounds' "Rose."Perhaps delusionally, I nursed a desperate hope that this week's American Idol theme would be "songs used in Quentin Tarantino movies." Seriously, I even worked up a sort of dream list of songs I thought the ... More >>
Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez happily provide viewers with blood, guts and splatter not to mention a stripper with a machine-gun leg
Quentin Tarantino puts a crazy stunt driver into his B-movie homage
This movie may lay it on a bit thick, but Melissa Leo nails the role of a struggling single mom
We Texans live with our share of horrors: fire ants, Rick Perry, residents of Plano, but this entry was still something of a challenge. After all, coming up with Texas horror movies without invoking the one that actually has the name of our state in the title is harder than successfully suing local ... More >>
The Japanese Film Festival fights its way onto the big screen
Quentin Tarantino was already at the top of his game with his debut film
Rodriguez and Tarantino overcome nostalgia in their cut-and-run grindhouse mash note
HPD "Anyone hear surf guitar? Just me?" And now, HouStoned Theatre presents a Quentin Tarantino-inspired dramatization of today's Chron story of an alleged thief -- a thief who has preyed upon local 99 Cent stores (up to 30 of them, in fact, say police). Curtain up, lights aaaaaaaaaaand... a ... More >>
Lucky Number Slevin plays Tarantino's game, without Tarantino's results
Saturday, February 4, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9666.
The Bride's back for blood, this time without the mess
Kill Bill's missing something -- like, oh, a proper ending
Man or Astro-Man?
A fun documentary follows From Dusk Till Dawn
Jackie Brown shows Tarantino looking for direction
Fargo gives us comedy, killing -- and an eight-month pregnant detective
Tarantino meets Rodriguez and, no surprise, all hell breaks loose
Quentin Tarantino talks his sophomore film into an early grave
A review of the films of '93, and hopes for an adventurous '94