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Tony Scott: Breaking Down His Cinematic Visual Style The Director Series is at its most effective when I’m analyzing the careers of the deceased, as I can view their works in totality and make observations about the course of their full development. For the living, obviously I’m tracking developing careers that are still evolving and…

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Directors Series: Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction Sponsored by: Special.tv – Stream Independent  Director Quentin Tarantino made waves in international pop culture with his 1992 debut, RESEROVOIR DOGS.  Suddenly, his explosive, unpredictable style was the one to emulate, and he found himself besieged by Hollywood power players who wanted his grubby little paws all over their high-profile projects.  Proving…

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Directors Series: Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs Sponsored by: Special.tv – Stream Independent  In terms of American independent film, there is Before RESERVOIR DOGS (1992), and After RESERVOR DOGS.  Director Quentin Tarantino’s feature debut was a truly paradigm-shattering event, single-handedly turning a sleepy Utah ski town into something of a promised land for aspiring filmmakers the world over.  No one quite…

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Quentin Tarantino’s Lost Feature Film: My Best Friend’s Birthday Sponsored by: Special.tv – Stream Independent  Few directors are as high profile and equally controversial than Quentin Tarantino.  The man is a lightning rod for criticism and praise.  Make no mistake, there is no middle ground here—you either love his work or are physically repulsed by it.  However, one objective…

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The Directors Series: Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight Sometime after the runaway success of 2012’s DJANGO UNCHAINED, director Quentin Tarantino was taking in a viewing of John Carpenter’s horror classic, THE THING (1982).  He came away from this particular screening with complicated feelings– an impression that compelled him to take to his writing as a…

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