Quentin Tarantino's new film makes the cut for Cannes

Film May 3, 2019

Quentin Tarantino's new film makes the cut for Cannes

Quentin Tarantino's much-anticipated new film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" will premiere at the Cannes film festival, organisers said Thursday, after doubts over whether it would be finished in time. The movie, which stars Brad Pitt as a 1970s stuntman alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and ...

Screen violence is in the eye of the beholder

Film Jun 7, 2013

Screen violence is in the eye of the beholder

by Mark Schilling

Some people avoid violent films, while others watch little else. Professional movie reviewers, who may see hundreds of films annually, cannot afford to be so picky. If you are covering the Cannes Film Festival competition, as I did one year for the Screen International ...

'Django Unchained'

Film / Reviews Mar 1, 2013

'Django Unchained'

by Giovanni Fazio

Way back in 1992 there appeared a hot new indie flick called "Reservoir Dogs" by a then-unknown video-rental clerk turned director called Quentin Tarantino. This newcomer's knack was to take a classic genre movie — the heist flick — and pump it full of ...