A guide to the film and television references in The Hateful Eight

Ever since Quentin Tarantino began writing and directing movies he’s been sprinkling references to his favourite films and television series throughout his work. Whether it’s a borrowed plot, a character name, a particular piece of framing or a certain costuming choice, there are enough breadcrumbs leading to Tarantino’s favourite media to possibly leave you feeling somewhat … Read more

Links for 2016

A guide to the film and television references in The Hateful Eight The American Dreamer Review Exclusive details about the two new Exorcist television series Spotlight Review The Big Short, Our Brand is Crisis and the Mistake in Talking Down to Audiences Room Review Jem and the Holograms Review The Green Inferno review Deadpool review … Read more

The Big Short, Our Brand Is Crisis and the mistake in talking down to audiences

The following piece discusses The Big Short and Our Brand Is Crisis in detail, including references to the films’ final moments. Both films are based on real life events and in both cases it is relatively easy to see the direction in which they are going. But if you would rather not risk any spoilers … Read more

A Guide to the Film References in Django Unchained

Much like many of Tarantino’s previous films Django Unchained is filled to the brim with film references. Below I’ve attempted to guide you through some of these references and links to other films. The following is in no way definitive but hopefully provides some answers for those wondering what Tarantino was referencing in Django Unchained. Also, most importantly, … Read more