I saw Once Upon A Time In Hollywood recently and have let it sink in. In short, I didn’t like it. It’s not as bad as Hateful 8 which for my money is his worst, but the chances of me seeing this again are slim. It's a bit like another film from the summer I … Continue reading Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Having written about Tarantino this past week, I decided to tank his films. This is my personal taste, I completely understand if you disagree. In fact, where do you think that I got it wrong? Let me know. Note that I haven't seen Once Upon A Time In Hollywood yet. Ranking Tarantino 8: Hateful 8 … Continue reading Tarantino films ranked
Pulp Fiction is a nineties classic. Released in 1994 it sums up the decade for me. While there were big blockbusters like Jurassic Park and Independence day, there’s something special about Pulp Fiction. The film was the pendulum swinging back in the other direction. 80s movies were all plot, every scene was in service of … Continue reading Pulp Fiction, three stories about one story
Have you seen Reservoir Dogs? The blistering directorial debut from Quentin Tarantino? Even though it was released over twenty-five years ago, it feels like it came out yesterday. It has a timeless intensity. The cast consisted of up and comers like Tim Roth, Michael Madsen and Steve Buscemi. Put the new guys in with grizzled … Continue reading Reservoir Dogs, what makes it great?
Here's a blast from the past "2013 Top 5 Screenwriting books". Over the years, I have set up and shut down a blog. I've been going through old files and collating my notes. I found this old blog post from six years ago. I haven't changed the original text too much. It's hopefully more readable, … Continue reading 2013 Top 5 Screenwriting books