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Inglorious Berlin casting continues

Inglorious Berlin casting continues

A number of French actors have joined Quentin Tarantino‘s currently prepping WW2 epic Inglorious Basterds, but he’s not stopping there. While one of two casting events for extras was attended by hundreds of interested applicants, Tarantino...

Tarantino has found an Inglorious projectionist

Tarantino has found an Inglorious projectionist

There is a character in Inglorious Basterds called Marcel, the projectionist in Shosanna‘s movie theater, one of the major locations of the film. We can now confirm that a French actor that goes with the cool-sounding...

More French talent for Monsieur Tarantino’s Basterds

More French talent for Monsieur Tarantino’s Basterds

French actresses Léa Seydoux and Anne-Sophie Franck are joining Tarantino’s casting roster for Inglorious Basterds (or Inglourious Basterds?). Both were reportedly signed up for the project. Quentin Tarantino, who headed to France to oversee the casting,...

Planet Terror banned in Germany

Planet Terror banned in Germany

Infected People don’t get much lovin’ from the German film ratings board these days. The BPJS, the Germany regulatory body where the buck stops in terms of film ratings has decided to classify Robert Rodriguez‘ splatter...

Not safe for work Hell Ride review

Not safe for work Hell Ride review

Guess what, bikers, I’ve finally seen Hell Ride. And to mark the occasion, I watched it twice and cooked up a review that is – for a change – not safe for work (NSFW). The review...

Hell Ride BluRay and DVD extras announced

Hell Ride BluRay and DVD extras announced

According to HiDef Digest, the Hell Ride DVD and BluRay releases hitting American shelves in late October will include an audio commentary by writer/director/actor Larry Bishop and his director of photography as well as four making-of...

Spaced complete series DVD review

Spaced complete series DVD review

When it comes to TV series, our friends in Britain run a very bizarre business. Most British TV series do not run for a very long time, in the case of Spaced only two seasons, and...

Tarantino wants YOU in Inglorious Bastards

Tarantino wants YOU in Inglorious Bastards

Many of you have emailed me regarding extras casting dates in Berlin for Inglorious Bastards. As TheLocal reports, there are now dates and details for casting. A Berlin casting agency, FilmGesichter, is looking for applicants that...

DVD & BluRay updates

DVD & BluRay updates

Just a short heads up for you home video lovers out there. Sad news first: the announced German DVD of Grindhouse has been postponed until 2009, indicating a possible simultaneous worldwide release instead. Hardcore fans will...

Has Quentin found his Shosanna?

Has Quentin found his Shosanna?

Word around the campfire for some time has been that Quentin Tarantino wanted somebody less famous and “fresh” for the role of Shosanna, the female lead in Inglorious Bastards. The character description calls for a French...

Sukiyaki Western Django review

Sukiyaki Western Django review

Note sure whether you need to go see Quentin Tarantino dressed up as an old man and having a fake accent? Cowboy samurais and slow-motion bullets, cool Japan pop Spaghetti Western music and hot senoritas? Please...

Robert Richardson confirmed as DP for Inglorious Bastards

Robert Richardson confirmed as DP for Inglorious Bastards

According to an agency release, Robert Richardson, who has worked as director of photography (or cinematographer) with such directors as Oliver Stone and Martin Scorsese, and who has already collaborated with Quentin Tarantino on Kill Bill,...

Quentin Tarantino to attend RNC

Quentin Tarantino to attend RNC

Although we have not seen any papparazzi evidence of Quentin Tarantino attending last week’s Democratic National Convention (paps, you suck, where are you when we need you!?), he supposedly was there, and according to US News...

Til Schweiger is a real Bastard

Til Schweiger is a real Bastard

He’s in, he’s out, he’s in? THR reports (albeit with a story headline that makes zero sense) that Til Schweiger has been cast as one of the Inglorious Bastards (apparently they have Germans in their ranks,...

Kill Bill pushes boundaries of BluRay technology

Kill Bill pushes boundaries of BluRay technology

One week until the BluRay releases of both Kill Bill volumes hit American shelves (I guess you can no longer call them DVD shelves, but then again, I’m one of those unlucky individuals unable to afford...