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Isabelle Huppert fired from Basterds?

Isabelle Huppert fired from Basterds?

French news reports that Isabelle Huppert, for whom Quentin Tarantino had a role in Inglorious Basterds, was dropped from the project after she failed to show up at meetings and took too long to answer. We...

Killshot not dead yet

Killshot not dead yet

Killshot is one of the lesser discussed films of the recent years, even though its story is very interesting, mostly because the film hasn’t been released yet, although it is about 3 years old already. The...

Inglorious Bastards movie references

Inglorious Bastards movie references

There are already lively discussions in our forums about what movies influenced Quentin‘s new film and what films might be referred to through direct mentioning, character names or other aspects. One central cinematic influence on Tarantino...

Why this website is so slow right now

Why this website is so slow right now

A few of might have noticed that the QTA and its sister projects are experiencing some very long loading times all across our pages. This is mainly due to the rapidly rising popularity of our Inglorious...

First Inglorious Basterds set pictures

First Inglorious Basterds set pictures

When trucks, cars and trailers pull up to a few acres of farmland in the state of Saxony, Germany, on October 8th, it’ll be the crew of Inglorious Basterds. The production has secured a neat hilltop...

Weekend news round-up

Weekend news round-up

Not exactly a quiet weekend on the Quentin front. First up, we’ve got some rather lurid gossipy material. A tape recording got leaked to the New York Post, which is essentially a conference call between Harvey...

Basterds start training

Basterds start training

From what we can gather, rehearsing on Inglorious Basterds started today, after a joint dinner with cast and crew in Berlin yesterday, that was well-received by some paparazzis (we suspect pictures of a drunk Til Schweiger...

Quentin Tarantino & Empire Magazine’s 500 Greatest movies of all time

Quentin Tarantino & Empire Magazine’s 500 Greatest movies of all time

Empire Magazine‘s latest list termed “500 Greatest Movies of All Time” might be remotely democratic (it is based on a survey), yet it is utterly bizarre if you take the time and flick through the pages...

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,...

Tarantino’s Senoritas #2 – Bridget Fonda

Tarantino’s Senoritas #2 – Bridget Fonda

Whether you remember her as the obnoxious pot-smoking beach bimbo Melanie taunting Louis Gara so much he shoots her in the belly in Jackie Brown, or as the assassin Nina in Point of No Return, the...

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...