Thank you Quentin Tarantino. Thank you for not making ‘The Sharon Tate Story’. I’m going to err on the side of benevolence and assume that it was Tarantino himself who realised that it was not a good idea to go there. Instead, he has taken those events as a starting point, weaving fictional (but believable) … Continue reading Once Upon A Time … In Hollywood (2019)
This is one of the first Tarantino films I have liked in a very long time. I'm not generally a fan, and I went to see this not because I really wanted to but because I felt I ought to, I found it very entertaining, though not without flaws. With the exception of the odd snowy … Continue reading The Hateful Eight
Note: These musings contain mild spoilers for El Ardor (The Burning). It's the darndest thing. I've just watched Gael García Bernal's latest film El Ardor. It's set in the Argentinian rainforest but towards the end I found myself thinking of two other films I'd seen recently - Slow West, starring Michael Fassbender, and The Salvation, … Continue reading The Year of the Alternative Western?
This is an anomaly. An American film where the Germans speak German to each other, the French speak French to each other, and the Germans stationed in France speak French to the locals. The majority of the film is subtitled and if it weren't for t...