The police officers who called for a boycott are
taking credit for The Hateful Eight struggling at the box office.
“Can we take full credit for the stinker’s failure?” Lynch said. “Well, one thing we can attest to is that many, many good citizens have told us that they were offended by Tarantino’s ignorant, anti-police remarks and, as a result, have refused to spend their money on this movie.”
nominations for The Hateful Eight
Actress in a supporting role: Jennifer Jason Leigh in “The Hateful Eight”
Cinematography: “The Hateful Eight” Robert Richardson
Original score: “The Hateful Eight” Ennio Morricone
adapting The Hateful Eight for the stage.
“I’ve thought it out completely. I’m just waiting for this [awards] season to be over so I can write it,” Tarantino said, adding that he would also direct the production.
On the heels of his Walk of Fame honor, Tarantino gets recognized at
Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and makes his footprints with the famous Kill Bill ‘Fuck You’ shoes.
This seems like something that should have happened a decade ago –
Tarantino receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
It just seems like every Tarantino movie release turns into
an avenue to attack Tarantino by easily offended folks.
Now that audiences are finally getting to watch the director’s roughly three-hour epic western, critics are leveling a new charge at the provocative auteur — sexism.
Part of the life story that he’s told for years – that he went to jail for unpaid traffic tickets,
appears to be false.
Tarantino’s lone brush with the law, according to the LA County Sheriff’s Department, is a 2000 charge for driving without a license and failure to appear in court. He paid a fine to avoid jail.
“A check of court records revealed that in August of 2000, he paid a fine of $871, which included court costs, for violation of driving without a license,” Reed said.
The payment was “in lieu of an eight-day sentence imposed by the court,” the captain added.
Casey Neistat goes to an early industry screening of The Hateful Eight.