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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...

UK gets new Reservoir Dogs DVD and BluRay

UK gets new Reservoir Dogs DVD and BluRay

The previously released American 15th anniversary DVD of Reservoir Dogs will get a second life in the UK this October. Lionsgate will release a Limited 2 Disc Collector’s Edition on DVD and BluRay on October 20th....

Variety casting news bring Inglorious confusion

Variety casting news bring Inglorious confusion

Just as we reported that Diane Kruger is in negotiations to co-star in Inglorious Bastards, Variety now reports she’s been cast (!?), and they also report that Christoph Waltz, a well-known German television actor is set...

Diane Kruger is von Hammersmark in Inglorious Bastards

Diane Kruger is von Hammersmark in Inglorious Bastards

[Update: A full and more accurate quote of Ms Kruger sais “I just received a call from Quentin Tarantino, asking me to be in his next movie.” She is currently in negotiations, but has not signed...

Daniel Brühl is Hans Landa, villian in Inglorious Bastards

Daniel Brühl is Hans Landa, villian in Inglorious Bastards

As we’ve reported earlier, rising German star actor Daniel Brühl has been cast in Inglorious Bastards. Now the Berliner Kurier, a local paper, writes that he might in fact have been cast as the main villian...

More clarification on German and Japanese Grindhouse DVDs

More clarification on German and Japanese Grindhouse DVDs

As we reported earlier, the upcoming German DVD release of Grindhouse will be in a 1.85:1 format, which means Death Proof (which was shot in open-matte Super35mm or something, I guess) will be slightly more ‘open’...