Musings on ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD & Tarantino’s treatments of women + minorities

It's nearly a week ago that I saw the movie, and though there are parts that I did enjoy, there are more scenes that did not sit well with me. In fact, I didn't even feel like writing about the movie, but posted my friend Ted's review on it this weekend. The movie has received …

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FlixChatter Review: ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD (2019)

Quentin Tarantino’s last two films were westerns, both were a tribute to his favorite genre, the spaghetti western. He’s now back with another tribute, this time to his favorite film decade and town, the 60s in Hollywood. Specifically 1969, the year that many people have said changed the Hollywood movie industry. Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) …

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Advanced Screening Giveaway to ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD

Happy Monday, folks!! Guess what, we have another passes giveaway! Thanks to Allied Global Marketing, you and a guest are invited to an advance screening of ONCE UPON A TIME … IN HOLLYWOOD on: Wednesday, July 24 Showplace ICON (West End) at 7pm. RSVP using the link below for your chance to attend (while supplies …

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Trailers Spotlight: Dumbo | Hotel Mumbai | Once Upon A Time in Hollywood

Hi everyone! Happy First Day of Spring! Stay tuned for our reviews of Jordan Peele's Us movie and Shazam! coming later this week. For now, I thought I'd post some trailers for a couple of upcoming movies (I'm seeing the press screenings next week) … and one that just dropped today! DUMBO I actually don't …

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FlixChatter Review: The Hateful Eight (2015)

Continuing his obsession with the spaghetti western genre, Quentin Tarantino has made another self-indulgent film that may divide some of his hardcore fan-base. Personally I thought it’s an entertaining picture but not one of QT’s best films. Set in a post-civil war Wyoming winter storm, Major Marquis Warren (Samuel L. Jackson) is deserted on the …

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Everybody’s Chattin + Trailer Spotlight: Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight

Happy Midweek everyone! Two more days until Friday 😀 How's your week so far? It's kind of a s-l-o-w week for me and there's been no Instagram updates from my dahling French crush so I'm missing him so much I could barely concentrate on anything today. Yes I live for Stanley Weber these days [sigh]... …

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Blogathon Relay: TEN Most Influential Directors Of All Time

This Blog Relay idea is really getting around. I did a similar post a while back with the Most Iconic Movie Characters which generally has the same concept. This time around, the 10 Most Influential Directors relay is spearheaded by John at Hitchcock's World. Here's the gist in John's own words: I have compiled a list of ten …

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Musings on Quentin Tarantino’s 12 Favorite Films

Earlier this month, Sight and Sound magazine asked many of the well-known filmmakers today to list their favorite films, you can see the list here. For this article, I would like to just focus on Quentin Tarantino's favorite films. If you read most of my articles on this site (i.e. ranking favorite Tarantino's films) then …

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New Releases Double Reviews: Jack Reacher & Django Unchained

Thanks to Ted for these reviews as I was on vacation when the screenings took place. Jack Reacher Tom Cruise continues his “comeback” on the big screen with another action thriller after the success of last year’s Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, this time he’s playing another super-spy type in Jack Reacher. It’s based on …

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10 Favorite Directors’ Quotes Relay Race

Another relay race has been circulating around, similar to the Best Actors and Actress Relay Race I did a few months ago. This time it's David from Taste of Cinema who started the relay race to share some of our favorite quotes from filmmakers. Thank you John @ John Likes Movies for tagging me! Here's …

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