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Quentin Tarantino is getting older, and Russ Fischer for /Film writes that he “wants to age gracefully” and how doesn’t want to fall into “a trend… that of the once-great master who keeps working until his last days, with diminishing returns”. Fischer refers to an interview Qt gave to Playboy...

"I just don’t want to be an old-man filmmaker. I want to stop at a certain point. Directors don’t get better as they get older. Usually the worst films in their filmography are those last four at the end. I am all about my filmography, and one bad film f*cks up three good ones … When directors get out-of-date, it’s not pretty."

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John Ford, in 1917, directed his first film. Alfred Hitchcock directed his first film in 1922. The Searchers and Vertigo were released in the late 1950s. »

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