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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...

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...

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...

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...