The Hateful Eight
A long Quentin Tarantino movie joins the service.
Iñárritu's film of deific vengeance was one of several critically-acclaimed movies of the year serving up revenge. But its most obvious comparison is with Tarantino's The Hateful Eight, the other snow-filled, revenge-driven, quasi-Western released on the same day.
The new Sight & Sound features my ten-page interview with its February cover star, Quentin Tarantino, and they have graciously allowed me to excerpt a portion of the extensive Q&A here.
Jerry Seinfeld took the stage last night at the Beacon Theatre for the first time in a long time. The excitement coursing through the audience was palpable. I found myself giddy with anticipation and when he appeared onstage after a theatrical post-opener blackout, it was hard to believe that he was there in the flesh.
How can I be a hater? I asked Walton Goggins. He gamely made a frame around my face with his hands: "That's all it takes. Get a hater to let you in."
Could there be a "Pulp Fiction" association, too? "Who knows?"
"Where were you, Childs?"