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Trash is thrilled to announce that Quentin Tarantino will receive the Dilys Powell award from the London Film Critics' Circle. Named after the revered former Sunday Times critic, "The Dilys" rewards excellence in cinema and, as the Circle celebrates the 30th anniversary of its awards ceremonies, I can't think of a more energising recipient than Tarantino whose continuing engagement with film history and criticism is being acknowledged (he even had a daredevil British film critic character – played by Michael Fassbender – in Inglourious Basterds). To disclose full interest, I am the current chairman wof the Critics' Circle Film section and when I proposed the Dilys to Tarantino, he was honoured to accept. "I hadn't really heard of Dilys Powell," he admits, "but I've now got two of her books of essays and am devouring them, trying to think what she would have made of my movies. I get
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