Quentin Tarantino

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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... More »

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... More »

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)... More »

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... More »

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,... More »

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.... More »

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... More »

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... More »

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... More »

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.... More »

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... More »

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... More »

Tarantino Leaves Rude Message in Theater Footprints

He was wearing special shoes for the occasion

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino's handprints, footprints, and autograph will soon be immortalized on the sidewalk outside Hollywood's iconic Chinese Theatre along with dozens of other stars. But Tarantino's are a bit different: As TMZ reports, during his print ceremony Tuesday, the director was wearing replicas of the shoes Uma... More »

Tarantino: Cop Boycott Won't Make Me Back Down

Police union says he's going to pay for police brutality remarks

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino says he's no cop-hater, and he's not going to be silenced by threats to boycott his movies . The director tells the Los Angeles Times that despite what police unions calling for a boycott claim, he never said or even implied that all cops are murderers. The... More »

Quentin Tarantino Has a Surprising New Critic

His own father

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino has been protesting against police brutality , including referring to certain police officers as murderers—but the filmmaker's own father is not backing him up. "I love my son and have great respect for him as an artist but he is dead wrong in calling police officers,... More »

NYPD Union: Boycott 'Cop-Hater' Tarantino's Films

Police union not pleased with director after he called cops 'murderers' at NYC rally

(Newser) - NYPD Officer Randolph Holder was shot dead Tuesday, and by Saturday Quentin Tarantino was in Washington Square Park, protesting "murderers"—not the ones going after cops, but the cops themselves. "When I see murders, I do not stand by … I have to call a murder a... More »

11 Surprising Celebrity Couples

Yep, they really dated

(Newser) - "Wait... they were together?" That's the reaction you'll probably have to the long list of surprising celebrity couples rounded up by ETOnline , including:
  • Sofia Coppola and Keanu Reeves: Dated in 1992 after Coppola's famous director father worked with Reeves on Bram Stoker's Dracula.
  • Kathy Griffin
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Uma, Quentin Now Reportedly a Thing

Thurman, Tarantino are dating, sources say

(Newser) - Uma Thurman has been Quentin Tarantino's muse for two decades—but now she's more, sources tell Us . Thurman found herself single again when she broke off her engagement (for the second time) last month, and now she and Tarantino are reportedly dating. "They had a thing and... More »

5 Crazy Film Props You Can Buy on eBay

If you need a cage for your velociraptor, we've got you covered

(Newser) - Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for the movie buff in your life? The Week comes to the rescue with a list of pretty insane movie props actually for sale on eBay:
  • The velociraptor cage from the opening scene of Jurassic Park, complete with a full-size raptor model.
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Gawker Issues 6-Point Rebuttal to Tarantino Suit

'We'll be fighting this one'

(Newser) - Looks like Gawker isn't going to take Quentin Tarantino's lawsuit lying down. A refresher: Tarantino's script for The Hateful Eight was leaked; Tarantino freaked out ; Gawker's Defamer posted a link to the leaked script; Tarantino freaked out some more and sued Gawker . In response, John Cook... More »

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