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Filmnerd enough to be a Basterd?

Filmnerd enough to be a Basterd?

Between now and the theatrical release of Inglourious Basterds (click here) in August, you’ll have enough time to catch up on your Macaroni Combat education. That’s right, you heard me, Macaroni Combat, not Spaghetti Western. Well...

Awarded Basterds

Awarded Basterds

Much hailed by the critics already, Christoph Waltz won the Golden Palm for best performance for an actor at the Cannes Film Festival today. His performance as the evil SS Colonel Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds...

Cannes Exclusive: Inglourious Basterds mini-review

Cannes Exclusive: Inglourious Basterds mini-review

You really thought we wouldn’t find a way to present you with an exclusive review of Inglourious Basterds directly from the Cannes Film Festival? Think again, my friends. Despite all odds, we dispatched the danger-man of...

Basterds back to the editing room? (updated!)

Basterds back to the editing room? (updated!)

(We’ve updated this article, see paragraph below). As we’ve reported yesterday, the version of Inglourious Basterds shown at the Cannes Film Festival was missing the Maggie Cheung character and ran at a total of about 2.30....

Maggie Cheung is not a Basterd

Maggie Cheung is not a Basterd

Sad news for all you Maggie Cheung admirers out there. As China Daily reports, her parts in Inglourious Basterds have been cut from the final film for length reasons. Apparently Maggie was okay with it, yet...

Cannes – The Day After

Cannes – The Day After

What a night it must have been at the Inglourious Basterds premiere. Just to give you a few impressions, here’s a few things you can look at: a) Pictures from the premiere red carpet event, see...

Basterds clip from Cannes and more as the premiere is on the way

Basterds clip from Cannes and more as the premiere is on the way

While I’m sitting here waiting for it to start raining, people in Cannes are probably half way through the first minutes of Inglourious Basterds already soaking up that good ol’ Morricone. But for you and me,...

Three new clips and reviews of Inglourious Basterds

Three new clips and reviews of Inglourious Basterds

Cannes is happening, my fellow Tarantinoites (or Tarantinophiles, in LeMonde’s words). There are three new clips from the movie up at movieweb.com that give a better impression of a) Brad’s accent and personality b) Diane Kruger’s...

Carribean Basterds, running times and last-minute excitement

Carribean Basterds, running times and last-minute excitement

Yes we wish we could be reporting live from the Croisette, but the world’s not a perfect place, and nothing’s ever honky dory. Instead, we’re giving you daily wrap-ups of the shit you just can’t miss,...

“over that mountain to see all the other mountains” – more Tarantino Cannes interviews

“over that mountain to see all the other mountains” – more Tarantino Cannes interviews

Suspense is increasing. Wednesday morning will be the first time Inglourious Basterds will be shown to insiders, critics and others, and Wednesday night will be the big premiere. The Hollywood Reporter, not exactly this website’s favorite...

“He gave me my movie back”

“He gave me my movie back”

There’s a bit on Inglourious Basterds on Variety today where Quentin talks a little about some of his feelings and expectations towards this week’s world premiere of his WW2 epic. Not only does he reemphasize how...

Basterds site goes inglourious

Basterds site goes inglourious

Just hours after the french production notes leaked along with the complete list of the soundtrack, the Weinstein Company has put their interactive Inglourious Basterds site live. www.inglouriousbasterds-movie.com now offers the full Flash glory, with the...

Inglourious Basterds soundtrack revealed

Inglourious Basterds soundtrack revealed

Five days until the Inglourious Basterds premiere, and the french really are gearing up for this. From the character posters hanging down the Riz Carlton in Cannes, to the amazing article in LeMonde that you should...

More Inglourious Basterds pictures

More Inglourious Basterds pictures

Universal Pictures France has released (through cinemovies.fr) a handful of interesting new pictures from Inglourious Basterds, showcasing some of the central characters of the film such as Landa, Shosanna, Hicox and Zoller, as well as Shosanna’s...

Til Schweiger ist ein Basterd

Til Schweiger ist ein Basterd

Oh I was waitin for this one. Sgt. Stiglitz (played by Til Schweiger) may be one of the craziest motherfuckers the Basterds take up into their ranks, and he sure is one inglourious Basterd. Thanks to...

Of Klansmen, Basterds and Nazis – QT chats with the NYT

Of Klansmen, Basterds and Nazis – QT chats with the NYT

Today’s issue of The New York Times has the full article (available online here, a must-read) about Inglourious Basterds, which in parts had already circulated earlier, as the date on the article suggests. As The Playlist...