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A film’s believability hinges on its costumes


This past weekend, I finally saw Quentin Tarantino’s latest flick, Django Unchained. And though the other moviegoers probably sat transfixed by the incredible amount of violence or horrified at the frantic use of the N-word doing the three-hour epic, I sat wondering if anyone else noticed that Jamie Foxx’s titular character was donning a pair […]

Auteurship gives dull cinema style, flair


With a slew of remakes and sequels dominating theaters, modern cinema is seemingly devoid of originality. Many films could escape this fate, but they lack the creative drive necessary for a unique voice — they lack auteurship. The auteur theory suggests that a film’s originality, in large part, stems from the director, the driving creative […]

Quentin Tarantino gives first look of ‘Django Unchained”


Quentin Tarantino fans can rejoice: we finally get a taste of his upcoming feature Django Unchained. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson and 2011 Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz, Tarantino’s ninth film is set to be released Christmas Day 2012. Foxx will play a freed slave named Django who travels across […]

Quentin Tarantino’s next movie rumored to be a western


Saddle up, partner. Quentin Tarantino has been itching to make a Western and he’s one step closer to having his dreams realized. MTV News recently reported that the writer and director best known for Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill is said to have already completed the screenplay for his desired Western. Inglourious Basterds, his most […]