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5 Things You Might Not Know About 'Reservoir Dogs'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • October 23, 2012 1:47 PM
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Prepare to feel very, very old indeed -- twenty years ago today, on October 23rd 1992, "Reservoir Dogs" was released in theaters, introducing the world to a 29-year-old video store clerk turned filmmaker with an encyclopaedic knowledge of film named Quentin Tarantino. But even in the months beforehand, his feature directorial debut, "Reservoir Dogs" had already started to upend the American independent film movement but with tremendously well received screenings at Sundance, Cannes and Toronto.

RZA Would Have Played His Character From 'The Man With The Iron Fists' In 'Django Unchained'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • October 22, 2012 12:23 PM
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Quentin Tarantino has been careful in building a sort of shared universe between his films across the last couple of decades. There's not a huge degree of crossover, but certain things -- like Red Apple cigarettes -- recur across his movies, while a character from one film can be related to another, like Mr. Blonde and Vincent from "Pulp Fiction" being brother, or Donny Donowitz from "Inglourious Basterds" being the father of Lee Donowitz from "True Romance."

Harvey Weinstein Says "Surprise" Co-Stars Could Still Join 'Django Unchained'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • May 21, 2012 6:22 PM
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We've all got to hand it to Harvey Weinstein. The guy plays an Academy voter room like a fiddle and he knows exactly what to say to entice the press as well. The Weinstein Company just showed off roughly 10 minutes of Quentin Tarantino's Western/slave drama "Django Unchained" to press today in Cannes, which we described as, "pure Tarantino through and through. Longtime fans of the director are going to be thrilled."

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