In recent times, it has become in vogue to trash Quentin Tarantino. Some criticize his directing style, claiming it is too derivative of the audacious works of prior directors like Martin Scorsese, Sergio Leone and the movies Brian De Palma made before filth like The Black Dahlia. Others argue that Tarantino’s films are perhaps too stylized, falling victim to the sin of style over substance.
Those people, in a word, are wrong. Quentin Tarantino has taken the auteur aesthetic that worked for the French New Wave directors Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut to astounding new heights by writing his own screenplays, directing his own films, and – occasionally – making awkward cameos in them.
Since his debut in the early 90′s when he penned the screenplay for Tony Scott’s True Romance and filmed his own directorial debut Reservoir Dogs, Tarantino has repeatedly made films full of iconic imagery that nearly »
- Nicholas Fulton
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