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So apparently Will Smith turned down the title role in Django Unchained because it wasn’t the main character. Wow, buddy, real classy. More
I was really worried about seeing Django Unchained. But I shouldn’t have been. More
We don’t know if it’s real or not, but here’s everything you need to know about The Upper Footage, which claims to be video of a young socialite’s cocaine overdose and death, to be released at the end of the month. More
Oh boy. Despite taking home the trophy for best screenplay last night at the Golden Globes, Quentin Tarantino landed himself in some hot water at the press conference while trying to explain his use of “the n-word” in his movie Django Unchained. More
Quentin Tarantino got extremely annoyed when NPR’s Terry Gross hinted at a connection between real life violence and movie violence. Do you think he’s being overly defensive? More
Okay, Mr. Lee, that’s an interesting point you make. Why don’t you back it up with some evidence from the film? What’s that? You haven’t even seen the film? Well, take it from this former Film Studies student, you’re getting an F on that term paper. More
Samuel L. Jackson trades in his bald head and eyepatch from The Avengers to play Leonardo DiCaprio‘s longtime slave in Django Unchained. Yep, we’d watch the movie just for this cameo. More
Former dentist Dr. King Schultz buys slave Django to be his deputy bounty hunter, and they end up taking on plantation owner Calvin Candie. Yeah, Django Unchained sounds effing epic. More
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This week, my new favorite Tumblr comes from the Sundance Archives. Going back to the festivals inception in 1991, the blog offers a series of retro photos of actors and filmmakers. Young Val Kilmer and a Reservoir Dogs read-through on the carpeted floor? I can smell the snow and Mormons from here. Bring it on, Sundance! More
Seven years ago in Los Angeles, Jensen Karp co-founded Gallery 1988 with Katie Cromwell because the latter was working at what Karp calls “a stuffy adult gallery nearby… It was so pompous and judgmental; the owner used to have to convince people to pay $40,000 for a splattering of green paint on a canvas.” He and Cromwell realized that in the art world, there was a major divide between older and younger buyers: “I had a ton of friends who were my age, who were buying something at Bed Bath and Beyond for their walls… There should be somewhere that people my age can go and actually buy art that speaks to them, rather than art that’s forced upon them.”
“The cool thing we learned pretty quickly,” he told me, “was that these young artists, while they used to be influenced by Matisse or Rothko were now influenced by Ren and Stimpy or Quentin Tarantino. We always went by the creed of, If you’re passionate about it, paint it.” More
Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, warm apple cider… whatever your pick, you’re obviously going to need something awesome to drink it out of. Something as awesome as you are. Like these mugs. They are all awesome. So pick your favorite pop culture icon and get brewing! More
The Social Network‘s portrayal of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg not only had the rapid-pace dialogue we’ve come to expect from Aaron Sorkin, but the Rashomon style of its director David Fincher (Fight Club, Zodiac). Today, CollegeHumor answers the question no one asked of “But what if, like, Wes Anderson or Quentin Tarantino had directed The Social Network?” More
Hollywood headed to Italy this week to hang at the Venice Film Festival. Ben Affleck was seen strutting around next to Natalie Portman and Elle Fanning. And hey – even Don Draper was there! Check out our gallery of stars by the sea.