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Quentin Tarantino re-files lawsuit against Gawker over ‘Hateful Eight’ script leak

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A little over a week after a federal judge dismissed Quentin Tarantino‘s copyright infringement lawsuit against Gawker over the site’s posting of his leaked screenplay The Hateful Eight, the Oscar-winning writer-director filed an amended complaint. The 15-page complaint is now just one claim: Copyright infringement. Quentin Tarantino  legal team had until today to file the amended complaint after Judge John ... Read More »

15 Most Memorable Quentin Tarantino Quotes

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1. “‎When people ask me if I went to film school I tell them, ‘no, I went to films.”‎ – Quentin Tarantino 2. “Something stopped me in school a little bit. Anything that I’m not interested in, I can’t even feign interest.” –  Quentin Tarantino 3. “Superman didn’t become Superman. Superman was born Superman. When Superman wakes up in the ... Read More »

Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’ Gawker Suit Tossed But Not Dead

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A judge grants the website’s motion to dismiss the suit over the leaked “Hateful Eight” script because the director “failed to adequately plead facts establishing direct infringement” by people who clicked on the link. But U.S. District Court Judge John F. Walter has also allowed Tarantino to refile the case by May 1. “Nowhere in these paragraphs or anywhere else ... Read More »

Foxx: Tarantino turned life around

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Jamie Foxx credits Quentin Tarantino for turning his life around. The Oscar-winning actor, who won the Academy Award for his portrayal of blind musician Ray Charles in Ray, admitted that getting the lead role in Quentin Tarantino’s spaghetti Western gave his career a huge boost. “Django is what turned the tide. Working with Quentin Tarantino and that ambitious script, which ... Read More »

5 Movies That Inspired Quentin Tarantino

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One of the most exciting American filmmakers since Scorcese, Quentin Tarantino’s groundbreaking style has earned its own adjective: “Tarantinoesque.” Revered for his unique post-post modern sense, he’s been criticized for overt appropriation of techniques and imagery from films he admires. Yes, Tarantino’s pop culture-conscious style is an amalgam of the movies he watched during his do-it-yourself film education as a ... Read More »

Uma Thurman wasn’t prepared for first Quentin Tarantino meeting

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Actress Uma Thurman became best friends with Quentin Tarantino during an awkward meeting about “Pulp Fiction.” An eye infection forced the movie star to cancel two planned meetings with the director and when they eventually met up, she hadn’t read his script. She recalls, “I’d been swimming in this pool in Los Angeles and I got an eye infection, so ... Read More »

Quentin Tarantino lawsuit gets January 2015 court date

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Quentin Tarantino’s court date against Gawker has been set. The director will face off against the website, who he is accusing of contribution to copyright infringement, in court on January 27, 2015, a year to the date of the filmmaker filing the $1 million lawsuit, Deadline.com is reporting. On Jan. 23 Gawker Media post a link to a site where ... Read More »

Quentin Tarantino to Hand Out Honorary Cesar to Scarlett Johansson in Paris

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PARIS — Quentin Tarantino, who considerably expanded his Gallic fan base since declaring “Cinema is my  religion and France is the Vatican” in October, will be delivering the honorary Cesar to Scarlett Johansson at the Feb. 28 awards ceremony in Paris. Tarantino received the honorary Cesar in 2011. Johansson, meanwhile, will likely be the youngest recipient of this award, which has been given ... Read More »