Tag Archives: quentin tarantino

The 'Hateful Eight' Leaked

28 Jan

If you are unfamiliar with this story you might find a tale which combines celebrity director woes, gossip media opportunism, and film content disrespect disturbing.

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Django Unchained: Movie Goers Reactions

11 Jun

By Open Book

Quentin Tarantino debut trailer at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival this year entitled Django Unchained could stir some much needed or unwanted debate on a touchy subject. Slavery is still a sore subject in the US. The film stars Jamie Foxx, Leonardo Di Caprio and opens Christmas Day. So far the audience’s reactions have been positive. Do you think this film will start positive or negative dialogue on a taboo subject?

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HOLLYWOOD TAKE 2: 40th AFI Life Achievement Award

9 Jun

This week LIH will be looking at Shirley MacLaine’s Life Achievement Award. Next we’ll move onto the sad news of the Emmy Award Winner Kathryn Joosten. Then we’ll see what Arnold Schwarzenegger is up to. Finally, we get to view the first trailers for The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Django Unchained.

Significant Stories:

  • Shirley MacLaine Receives AFI’s Life Achievement Award
  • Actress Kathryn Joosten Dies: 12/20/1939 – 6/2/2012
  • Schwarzenegger Returns to Terminator Films
  • First Trailers For The Perks Of Being A Wallflower & Django Unchained

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The Evolution of Cult Classic Films

29 Aug

By Open Book

The quirky, poor box office, offbeat, strange, not tied to any conventions of today are words often attributed to cult classic films. The cult followers are not worried about film critics but are more interested in the film-makers choices. As often with films that achieve cult classic status the rule book is thrown out to explore new ways of expression. This article will attempt to understand the evolution of cult classic films and their impact on films today.

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