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Quentin Tarantino

Birth Name: 
Quentin Jerome Tarantino
Birthday: 
Wednesday, March 27, 1963
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Birth Place: 
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Height: 
6'1"

In January of 1992, Reservoir Dogs (1992) appeared at the Sundance Film Festival, by first-time writer-director Quentin Tarantino. The film garnered critical acclaim and the director became a legend immediately. Two years later, he followed up Dogs success with Pulp Fiction (1994) which premiered at the Cannes film festival, winning the coveted Palme D'Or Award. At the 1995 Academy Awards, it was nominated for the best picture, best director and best original screenplay. Tarantino and writing partner Roger Avary came away with the award only for best original screenplay. In 1995, Tarantino directed one fourth of the anthology Four Rooms (1995) with friends and fellow auteurs Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez and Allison Anders. The film opened on December 25th in the United States to very weak reviews. Tarantino's next film was From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), a vampire/crime story which he wrote and co-starred with George Clooney. The film did fairly well theatrically.

Awards and Nominations

2013 - Nominated - Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Django Unchained)
2010 - Nominated - Best Achievement in Directing - (Inglourious Basterds)
2010 - Nominated - Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Inglourious Basterds)
1995 - Won - Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Pulp Fiction)
1995 - Nominated - Best Director (Pulp Fiction)

News

Jamie Foxx Now Quentin Tarantino's Frontrunner for Title Role of 'Django Unchained'

Jamie Foxx has emerged as the frontrunner for the title role in Quentin Tarantino's spaghetti Western Django Unchained.... Read more
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Leonardo DiCaprio in Talks for Quentin Tarantino Film

Leonardo DiCaprio is in early talks to play one of the lead villains in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, a spaghetti Western about a slave in the Old South who teams with a German bounty hunter to search for his wife.... Read more
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Reviews

Django Unchained

Finally, Christmas time is upon us. Snow is falling, fires are lit and families gather around their christmas tree to see what presents they're given this year. The only things missing from this joyous holiday are blood, slavery and vengeance!... Read more
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Jackie Brown (BLU-RAY)

Life has not been easy for Jackie Brown (played by Pam Grier) but being arrested for intent to sell drugs along with smuggling in 50 thousand dollars from Mexico will only make her life worse. Though with being the only means that Ordell Robbie (played by Samuel L.... Read more
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Pulp Fiction (BLU-RAY)

Pulp Fiction is a movie that has been one of my top 5 favorite films and I’ve watched the movie probably more times than the amount of movies some people see in their life-time.... Read more
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Inglourious Basterds (BLU-RAY)

Quentin Tarantino’s ability to craft films with extreme violence is quite well known. He’s a master of bloody choreography, matched only perhaps by his skill with dialogue and wordplay.... Read more
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Sin City (BLU-RAY)

First off Sin City comes with the restored theatrical version which has mostly commentary audio features and a bonus audio track which has audience reaction. The second disc which includes the Recut - Extended * Unrated Versions was a bit of a let down.... Read more
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