Interview: Quentin Tarantino

Dork Shelf talks to the one and only Quentin Tarantino about his latest film Django Unchained, the bridge between Inglorious Basterds and Django, what makes an effective spaghetti western, his rumoured casting choices, shooting on a real Southern plantation, moving his production due to a lack of snow, and the potential for a revival of westerns as a genre following his film.

Cannes 2019: Festival Close, PARASITE, Tarantino and more!

That Shelf Managing Editor Jason Gorber appeared on Turkish TV to talk all things Cannes – from the Palme d’Or winner Parasite, director Quentin Tarantino’s latest bit of magic, and some of the thematic elements that tied the films of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival together.

The New Old: 20 Years of Tarantino

We take a look back on the career of Quentin Tarantino as Reservoir Dogs celebrates it’s 20th anniversary with a blu-ray box set including almost all of the feature films he’s been a part of.

The Hateful Eight Review

Quentin Tarantino once again combines genres and influences to create something uniquely his own with The Hateful Eight

Django Unchained Review

It’s not Quentin Tarantino’s most accomplished film, but Django Unchained benefits from a slew of excellent performances and a playful looseness that his films often forego in favour of more elaborate plot structuring.

Defending the Indefensible: The Great White Hype

Those looking for a funnier way to get ready for the racial themes at work in Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained who don’t want to watch a bunch of Corbucci Westerns, should take a look at one of the most underrated sports comedies of all time: The Great White Hype, which comes courtesy of Unchained producer Reginald Hudlin and Samuel L. Jackson essentially playing Leonardo DiCaprio’s role from QT’s latest flick.

The Original Django

In honour of the release of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained, the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto begins a run of the original 1966 Sergio Corbucci directed and Franco Nero starring film that gave the world one of the most iconic figures in the Western genre. Here’s a look back at a bleak and bloody masterwork that inspired countless knock off and homages, including Tarantino’s