Re-imagined Tarantino screenplay covers in the style of a set of Penguin books.
The University of Colorado’s International Film Series is doing a group of Tarantino films over the next week or so if you are in the area.
So is it possible that Quentin Tarantino is going to be working on a prequel to Jackie Brown once he finishes up with Django Unchained? It appears the Jackie Brown prequel is going to happen, but no, Quentin isn’t involved.
The story takes place about 15 years before “Jackie Brown,” and (John) Hawkes and (Yasiin) Bey will portray younger versions of criminal characters Louis Gara and Ordell Robbie. In “Jackie Brown,” Gara was played by Robert De Niro, with Samuel L. Jackson portraying Robbie.
Its been a long wait, but the Blu-ray versions of Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown are finally about to be released on October 4th.
Also, here are the new trailers for the Blu-ray release.
Eric David has written a long essay on the role of vice in Quentin Tarantino’s films. I think alot of the connections he tries to make – particularly the paragraph on the name Bill from Kill Bill – are a real stretch. Still an interesting article though.
Amazon now has the iPod Shuffle available for pre-order. Since it doesn’t have a display, we suggest that you just load it up with the soundtracks from Tarantino’s films. That way, you are guaranteed some good tunes.
This is just one of those weird Tarantino movie connections: Pam Grier’s (Jackie Brown) brother had his artwork featured in Vernita Green’s living room in Kill Bill V1.
If you don’t like the DVD cover art that came with your Tarantino DVDs – or if you just have a burned version of the disks – you can now download and print some very cool alternative cover art. There’s nothing up for Kill Bill yet, but with the proposed look of the DVD, its gonna need it. Here’s a list of the alternate covers available:
Natural Born Killers