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Vale James Gandolfini: the TV giant who gave us big cinema in small parts

Vale James Gandolfini: the TV giant who gave us big cinema in small parts

James Gandolfini rose to stardom with his unforgettable performance in TV's The Sopranos. But the veteran character actor, who passed away this week, also did great things for cinema.

Django Unchained movie review: bloody brilliant

Django Unchained movie review: bloody brilliant

Writer/director Quentin Tarantino cranks the dial up to 11 for a wickedly entertaining take on a Spaghetti Western -- and makes his best film since Pulp Fiction.

Tarantino’s next joint: Django Unchained

Tarantino’s next joint: Django Unchained

It was always just a matter of time until Quentin Tarantino directed a western. The stylistic exuberance of genre masters such as Sergio Leone and his long time composer Ennio Morricone (if those names don’t sound familiar, their films and scores certainly will) has influenced Tarantino’s work from the start, most notably in QT’s bold […]

QT talks Kill Bill 3

QT talks Kill Bill 3

The ever loquacious Quentin Tarantino is never short on conversation and loves to chinwag with the best of them so it’s easy (and probably recommended) to dismiss most of what he says as the disjointed rambles of a motor mouth pop culture geek forever riding the crest of some indeterminable high. But when he talks […]

Inglourious Basterds film review: gimmicky bastardry

Inglourious Basterds film review: gimmicky bastardry

So this is what happens when Tarantino broaches history. In a berserk and shameless slice of delirious historical fiction – a signature QT wet dream punctuated by long derivative conversations and sharp lashings of violence – the ever-audacious ever-loquacious auteur presents an alternate version of WWII in which a group of elite macho killers scotched […]

Tarantino, Romos-Horta coming to Melbourne for MIFF

Tarantino, Romos-Horta coming to Melbourne for MIFF

Uber celebrity auteur Quentin Tarantino will be flying his fast-talkin’, wise-crackin’, breeze-shootin’ self to Melbourne early next month to stroll the red carpet at the Australian Premiere of Inglourious Basterds, which will screen on August 2 as part of the 2009 Melbourne International Film Festival. Last night MIFF revealed its full program and celebrity-studded guest […]