Quentin Tarantino

“Winter Sleep” Awarded Cannes Palme d’Or

The richly ruminative Chekhovian drama “Winter Sleep” was awarded the Palme d’Or on Saturday, bestowing the Cannes Film Festival’s top honor on an intimate, wintery epic set on Turkey’s Anatolian steppe. Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan accepted the award, handed out by Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman at the French Riviera festival. In his speech, Ceylan […]

Quentin Tarantino drops project after Hollywood leak

Oscar-winning director Quentin Tarantino is fighting mad that his latest project, a Western called The Hateful Eight, was leaked out. The filmmaker said he learned of the leak when his office started getting calls from agents pitching their acting clients for roles. Tarantino said he only “gave it to six people”. and they gave it […]

Cannes Film Festival 2013

Cannes started off the 2013 season with heavy early rain but that did not put off some lengthy queues for the first screening of The Great Gatsby in 3D. As usual, there were the usual sighs and moans of discontent as the accredited press, segregated by the color of their passes – which meant some […]