For Austin’s hottest DJ, Jungle Julia (Sydney Tamiia Poitier), dusk offers an opportunity to unwind with two of her closest friends, Shanna and Arlene (Jordan Ladd and Vanessa Ferlito). This three fox posse sets out into the night, turning heads from Guero’s to the Texas Chili Parlor. Not all of the attention is innocent: Covertly tracking their moves is Stuntman Mike (Kurt Russell), a scarred, weathered rebel who leers from behind the wheel of his muscle car. As the girls settle into their beers, Mike’s weapon, a white-hot juggernaut, revs just feet away… –Cannes Film Festival
Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Tony Tarantino, an actor and amateur musician who was born in Queens, New York, and Connie McHugh, a nurse. Tarantino’s father is Italian American and his mother is of Irish and Cherokee ancestry. He was raised by his mother, as his parents separated before his birth. When he was two years old, he moved to Torrance, California and later to the Harbor City neighborhood where he went to Fleming Junior High School in Lomita and took drama classes. He attended Narbonne High School in Harbor City for his freshman year before dropping out of school at age 15, to attend an acting class full time at the James Best Theater Company in Toluca Lake.
At age 22 he worked at the Video Archives, a now-defunct video rental store in Manhattan Beach where he and fellow movie enthusiasts, including Roger Avary, discussed cinema and customer video recommendations at length. He paid close attention to the types of films people liked to rent and… read more
Great movie, love his work. Justice won in a bloody way. It's definitely worth watching!
Above: Mélanie Laurent veils herself in Inglourious Basterds Fairy tale from the start, complete with a little big bad wolf (or hawk, as it
The most unrecognized of Tarantino’s filmography, but I don’t know why. It’s my second favourite of his, falling just behind the brilliance of Jackie Brown; another underrated Tarantino flick. read review
Another part of Tarantino’s and Rodriguez’s concept double feature – Grindhouse, was named “Death Proof”. After Rodriguez managed to wrap up the production of “Planet Terror”, Quentin followed with… read review
I lost interest in Tarintino’s films a few years ago, they seemed clichéd and lacking a new edge. However, I thought I would give him a second chance and I had some time to kill so I rented Deathproof… read review