Tagged: Commentary

About those Kill Bill Volume 3 stories this week

About those Kill Bill Volume 3 stories this week

You’ve probably read them. They’re everywhere. Headlines like “Get ready for Kill Bill Vol.3” or “Tarantino confirms Vol.3” etc. Why a I not running this story that way? Because it’s...

With Inglourious Basterds, Tarantino makes history fun

With Inglourious Basterds, Tarantino makes history fun

says Maryanne Bilbao in a quick review at AC. With the US opening day behind us, and Germany moving into the third evening, things are heating up for the Inglourious...

Going medieval on those Tarantino bashers

Going medieval on those Tarantino bashers

Drew McWeeney used to write as “Moriarty” for AICN, he now has a column at HitFix called Motion Captured. If you have a free spot in your morning RSS fix,...

Bring on the moustache, Brad Pitt

Bring on the moustache, Brad Pitt

Monday’s random commentary. While we would never go as far as calling him “Pitt-ler”, as some unfortunate editorial has done, and which we find inappropriate, we do fully support Brad...

Exaggeration alert – Or don’t jump the gun on German film critics

Exaggeration alert – Or don’t jump the gun on German film critics

The film isn’t even in the can, it hasn’t even been cast yet, and already there’s a gazillion of websites quoting one (!!) German film critic, or one (!!) article...

“Bikes, beer and booty” fail to convince critics, get fans excited

“Bikes, beer and booty” fail to convince critics, get fans excited

You’ve gotta hand it to Larry Bishop. Any film that garners a bad review starting off describing the film as “a biker film, a spaghetti Western, a soft-core porno, a...

Even Variety chimes in on the B.S.

Even Variety chimes in on the B.S.

This is a sad week for online journalism. The internet is abuzz with B.S. rumors (stands for Bull Shit and also the initials of a dumbass former popsinger) and everyone...

A word on the word “casting”

A word on the word “casting”

These days it seems that not many “news” blogs and websites seem to use their brains when it comes to reporting “news” out of Hollywood. Take these rumors that –...

A commentary on Defamer’s open letter to Quentin

A commentary on Defamer’s open letter to Quentin

I just read Defamer’s “rant” about Tarantino’s “overexposure” (regarding the publicity surrounding the scarce but exciting Inglorious Bastards news), basically an op-ed/open letter piece arguing for him to “free” himself...

Hell Ride hitting the road

Hell Ride hitting the road

What do Dennis Hopper, David Carradine, and Michael Madsen have in common? They are all three way too old to be in a biker movie. But they are, and that’s...

Regarding the Grind House split

Regarding the Grind House split

After the considerable anger in the community a few years ago over the split of Kill Bill into two Volumes, the recent rumors and news about a possible split of...