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Quentin Tarantino

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    Fall Out Boy's Young Blood Chronicles Is Completely Ridiculous, Awesome

    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 >>

  • Film

    January 2, 2014
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    April 18, 2013

    Django Unchained: The Most Moving Scene Quentin Tarantino Has Yet Filmed

    Django is Like “Accidental Racist,” Except Not Godawful.

  • Film

    January 3, 2013

    Defending Tarantino

    What critics who attack the director's borrowings miss.

  • Film

    December 27, 2012

    A History of Violence

    Django Unchained upends the western — and America's original sin.

  • Film

    December 20, 2012
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    December 20, 2012

    Films of 2012: The Ultimate Review

    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?

  • Film

    November 29, 2012

    The Way We Die Now

    Movie violence has never been better — or more reckless.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
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    June 14, 2012
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    June 14, 2012
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    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    This Week in Deliciousness

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Top 10 Musical Scenes In Quentin Tarantino Films

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2010

    Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair

    Quentin Tarantino unleashes the revengeful bride

  • Calendar

    February 11, 2010

    Reservoir Dogs

    Quentin Tarantino's debut film features the colors of crime

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Golden Bozos

    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 >>

  • News

    December 24, 2009

    Year in Film: Three Critics, One List, Ten Best

    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!

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Werewolves Got Fingered: The 5 Worst Movies (Besides Twilight: New Moon) With the Best Soundtracks

    ​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 >>

  • Film

    August 27, 2009

    Mr. Blood Red, Vol. 2

    Two decades after the severed ear of Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino serves up Hitler's head on a plate.

  • Film

    August 20, 2009

    Quentin's Final Solution!

    In a triumph of his will, Tarantino makes Holocaust revisionism ridiculously fun in Inglourious Basterds.

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009

    Summer of Salvation

    The Terminator is back. Plus lots of other movies we can't wait to see this season.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Idol Beat: The Top Seven

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2009

    Grindhouse

    Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez happily provide viewers with blood, guts and splatter — not to mention a stripper with a machine-gun leg

  • Calendar

    August 21, 2008

    Death Proof

    Quentin Tarantino puts a crazy stunt driver into his B-movie homage

  • Film

    August 21, 2008

    Hard-Knock Life in Frozen River

    This movie may lay it on a bit thick, but Melissa Leo nails the role of a struggling single mom

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2008

    Texas Horror Movies: The Top Five

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2008

    Samurai!!! Japanese Film Festival

    The Japanese Film Festival fights its way onto the big screen

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    January 31, 2008

    Reservoir Dogs

    Quentin Tarantino was already at the top of his game with his debut film

  • Home Entertainment

    September 20, 2007
  • Film

    April 5, 2007

    Grindhouse

    Rodriguez and Tarantino overcome nostalgia in their cut-and-run grindhouse mash note

  • Home Entertainment

    October 26, 2006
  • Blogs

    August 8, 2006

    HouStoned Theatre Presents...

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    May 18, 2006
  • Film

    April 6, 2006

    Sans Quentin

    Lucky Number Slevin plays Tarantino's game, without Tarantino's results

  • Music

    February 2, 2006

    The Gourds, with Last Train Home

    Saturday, February 4, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9666.

  • Film

    April 15, 2004

    On the Flip Side

    The Bride's back for blood, this time without the mess

  • Film

    October 9, 2003

    Half and Half

    Kill Bill's missing something -- like, oh, a proper ending

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    Playbill

    Man or Astro-Man?

  • Film

    July 30, 1998

    Take Two

    A fun documentary follows From Dusk Till Dawn

  • Music

    January 22, 1998
  • Film

    December 25, 1997
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    December 25, 1997

    Post-Pulp

    Jackie Brown shows Tarantino looking for direction

  • Film

    March 14, 1996

    Murder, She Said

    Fargo gives us comedy, killing -- and an eight-month pregnant detective

  • Film

    January 18, 1996

    Bloody Fun

    Tarantino meets Rodriguez and, no surprise, all hell breaks loose

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    January 4, 1996
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    March 30, 1995
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    October 13, 1994

    Pulped Fiction

    Quentin Tarantino talks his sophomore film into an early grave

  • Film

    December 30, 1993

    What It Is, What It Was, What It Shall Be

    A review of the films of '93, and hopes for an adventurous '94

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