Posts Tagged ‘quentin tarantino’

Directed by Michael Moore. Rating: 15. Running time: 122 minutes. I’m not sure this will be as much a film review as a miniature political outburst, but perhaps that’s inevitable when you make a documentary about 9/11 as controversial as this. Moore won the Palme d’Or at Cannes, it is true, and that’s no mean […]


Stephen Dorff (Johnny Marco), Elle Fanning (Cleo). Screenplay by Sofia Coppola. Directed by Sofia Coppola. Rating: 15. Running time: 97 minutes. Yesterday, I knew nothing about Sofia Coppola, except that her father is Francis and her cousin Nicholas Cage. Then I watched Somewhere, and now I feel like I know her that little bit better. I […]


Roberto Benigni (Roberto), Steve Buscemi (Waiter), Iggy Pop (Himself), Cate Blanchett (Herself, Shelly). Screenplay by Jim Jarmusch. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. Rating: 15. Running time: 95 minutes. The best thing about Coffee and Cigarettes – apart from the ever-brilliant Cate Blanchett – is, unfortunately, its opening credits. That’ll seem like quite an insult when you […]


Toshirô Mifune (Kingo Gondo), Tatsuya Nakadai (Chief Detective Tokura), Kyôko Kagawa (Reiko Gondo), Tatsuya Mihashi (Kawanishi), Isao Kimura (Detective Arai), Kenjiro Ishiyama (Bos’n), Takeshi Katô (Detective Nakao), Takashi Shimura (Chief of Investigation Section), Tsutomu Yamazaki (Ginjirô Takeuchi). Screenplay by Ryûzô Kikushima, Eijirô Hisaita, Hideo Oguni, and Akira Kurosawa. Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Rating: 12. Running time: 142 minutes. High and Low is the original […]


[Voices] John Goodman (Sulley), Billy Crystal (Mike Wazowski), Mary Gibbs (Boo), Steve Buscemi (Randall). Screenplay by Andrew Stanton and Daniel Gerson. Directed by Pete Docter. Rating: U. Running time: 87 minutes. If I ever have kids, the only thing they’re definitely getting for Christmas each year is a Pixar movie, and, as Quentin Tarantino would […]


Harvey Keitel (Mr. White), Tim Roth (Mr. Orange), Michael Madsen (Mr. Blonde), Chris Penn (Nice Guy Eddie), Steve Buscemi (Mr. Pink), Lawrence Tierney (Joe), Quentin Tarantino (Mr. Brown). Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino. Directed by Quentin Tarantino. Rating: 18. Running time: 99 minutes. Surprise, surprise: Quentin Tarantino started his career with a film that has a […]


Pulp Fiction‘s status in cinema history is rather overwhelming. It was almost unanimously hailed as the fulfillment of the potential this quirky new auteur, Quentin Tarantino, had shown in his first feature, Reservoir Dogs, and also, quite flatteringly, it was seen as the saviour of modern cinema. By liberating script writers from newly ingrained plot […]