Filmmaking

Be Cool! Check Out Tarantino's Most Famous Movie References - Creators

What do <i>The Flinstones</i>, <i>Citizen Kane</i> (1941), and <i>Five Fingers of Death</i> (1972) all have in common? A 52-year-old film buff-turned-director from Knoxville, Tennessee named Quentin Tarantino. Same with <i>The Warriors</i> (1979), <i>Miller's Crossing</i> (1990), <i>Samurai Fiction</i> (1998), and a whole host of others, which …

Quentin Tarantino

One-Person Crew: The Pros and Cons of Making a Documentary By Yourself

How does being your own cinematographer change how you work as a director.<p>The world of nonfiction filmmaking continues to evolve along with its …

Documentaries

The Crazy New Camera Tech That Made 'Planet Earth 2' Possible

By David Pierce for WIRED.<p>Plenty of people know that leopards wander the streets of Mumbai, but few people ever see them. The elusive cats hunt at night, shrouded by darkness and the din of the city. That made Gordon Buchanan’s job tricky.<p>The BBC sent Buchanan to Mumbai to film those cats for …

Wildlife

Aaron Sorkin’s idiocy over Hollywood diversity

Aaron Sorkin, Academy Award-winning screenwriter of <i>The Social Network</i> and creator of <i>The West Wing</i>, was at a Writer’s Guild festival in Los Angeles …

Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin Just Learned Hollywood Has a Diversity Problem and Twitter is Roasting Him

At the Writers Guild Festival in Los Angeles on Saturday, <b>Aaron Sorkin</b> revealed that he didn’t know that Hollywood has a diversity problem. According …

Aaron Sorkin

Why Action Scenes in Big-Budget Movies Have Become So Boring

More and more Hollywood action scenes are unbearable. There's a reason for that: Studios aren't hiring the right directors.<p>When Brett Ratner recently …

Movies

Aaron Sorkin, reportedly unaware of Hollywood’s diversity problem, had many chances to become aware

Aaron Sorkin apparently couldn’t quite believe it.<p>The Oscar-winning writer and executive producer expressed shock when the topic of diversity and gender equity came up during the Writers Guild Festival in Hollywood over the weekend, according to Variety.<p>“Are you saying that women and minorities …

Lifestyle

Tarantino and girlfriend are ‘fighting’ over having kids

Quentin Tarantino — one of Hollywood’s perennial eligible bachelors — is in no rush to get married, even though he is said to have given his …

Quentin Tarantino

The ‘Dreamworks Face’ Must Be Stopped

Animated arched eyebrows are a plague on creativity.“Do you feel the taunting power of my eyebrow?” Mastermind asks, turning the Dreamworks aesthetic …

Famous White Man Reportedly Discovers Hollywood Diversity Issue We've All Been Talking About

His name is Aaron Sorkin.<p>As a driving force behind film and TV projects including “The West Wing,” “The Newsroom” and “A Few Good Men,” Aaron Sorkin has enjoyed an illustrious screenwriting career in Hollywood that’s spanned decades.<p>At an industry event over the weekend, however, Sorkin learned …

Hollywood

Aaron Sorkin Needs to Learn to Love the Internet if He Wants to Help Fix Hollywood’s Diversity Issues

The Oscar-winning screenwriter's lack of awareness regarding issues within his own industry points to a problematic disconnect of his own …

Aaron Sorkin

We Made These 9 Minimalist Posters Of Quentin Tarantino Movies As A Tribute To The Master Auteur

You can adore his movies. You can despise his movies. But you just cannot deny that he is one of a kind. No one makes movies like he does. No one …

Movies

ART OF THE SHOT: 2nd Unit DP Jacques Haitkin "Kong Skull Island"

If you are a fan of the 1984 hit horror film “A Nightmare On Elm Street” then you have seen Jacques Haitkin’s work as a cinematographer. Now, Haitkin …

DSLR Cameras

Which One of Quentin Tarantino’s Badass Female Characters Would You Not Pick a Fight With?

Quentin Tarantino has made many female characters that can hold their own. Which would you not go toe-to-toe with?

Movies

immersive replica of ‘2001: a space odyssey’ opens at los angeles art space

in an empty industrial warehouse on the outskirts of los angeles, british artist simon birch has opened the 14th factory, a monumental, …

Design

Quentin Tarantino Video Essay Asks If Filmmaker Is a Feminist, Unearths Some Surprising Truths — Watch

Is the man behind such features as "Kill Bill" and "The Hateful Eight" as equality-minded as some have said? Take a peek.<p>Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino …

Quentin Tarantino

How to Make a Movie Entirely on Your Own [PODCAST]

'Ramblin' Freak' director Parker Smith didn't need a crew or any actors to get his first feature into SXSW.Before <i>Ramblin Freak',</i> Tacodeli employee …

Entertainment

What You Ought to Know About ‘Ghost in the Shell’

Get ready to hack the ghost.<p>The groundbreaking anime that lead to countless imitators both live-action and in the realm of animation, <b>Ghost in the</b> …

Anime

Birthday special: 5 films that made Quentin Tarantino a cult icon

Quentin Tarantino. Pic/AFPAnyone who has seen a Quentin Tarantino film will agree that the American director never holds back in depicting action, …

Quentin Tarantino

Atlanta Now Casting: Leading Role in Feature Film ‘Gray Sunshine’

Casting is underway for a leading actor in “Gray Sunshine,” an upcoming feature film with an original screenplay by “an award-winning writer.”<p>The …

Movies

Confusion and carnage: an interview with film critic Adam Nayman about the films of Ben Wheatley

Critic Adam Nayman knows how to start an argument. The Toronto-based writer, whose work has appeared in such journals as <i>Cinema Scope</i>, <i>Slant</i> and <i>AV …

Movies

How Niki Caro Made a 'Consciously Feminine' Holocaust Movie With 'The Zookeeper's Wife'

It was 5pm on Friday afternoon in Midtown Manhattan, not the most desirable place to be on St. Patrick’s Day in New York City. Director Niki Caro had …

Jessica Chastain

The A To Z Of Quentin Tarantino

Today – if you're reading this on March 27 – is Quentin Tarantino's birthday. To mark the occasion, we've assembled a compendium of classic Tarantino …

Quentin Tarantino

Exclusive Interview: Special effects artist Dan Martin talks Free Fire

<b>With new Ben Wheatley movie Free Fire on release this week,</b> <i>Sean Wilson chats to one of the director’s closest collaborators Dan Martin about the art</i> …

Special Effects

Entries for the Student Academy Awards Are Now Open

The submission deadline is is June 1.<p>Submissions to the 2017 Student Academy Awards are now open. Aspiring filmmakers currently attending film school …

The Oscars

‘Romans in L.A.,’ ‘Dead Meet,’ ‘Alert’ at Series Mania’s Co-Production Forum

TV drama projects from Haut et Court, Keshet Intl., Mediapro, Nordisk Film Production, Studio Lambert also to be pitched at Series Mania’s main …

TV

What If? ‘The Graduate’ as a Horror Film

It’s always fun to reorient a film’s narrative based on elements of other genres. For example, I once wrote <b>at length</b>about why <i>What About Bob?</i> isn’t …

Movies

Historical Films and the Footage That Inspired Them

It can be hard to appreciate how dedicated the filmmakers behind historical dramas are to recreating the moments in their movies, whether based on …

Test Run Failure for Summer Movie Doppelgangers

There was plenty of good news over the weekend as box office reports show <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> crossing the $300m mark after only 10 days, <i>Get Out</i> …

Movies

The Surprise Movie Ending of 2017 (So Far)

For this week’s One Perfect Pod review, Film School Rejects chief film critic Rob Hunter returns to chat with host Matthew Monagle about <b>Life</b>. Not the …

Movies