Tag Archives: Quentin Tarantino

Review: Django Unchained

At a recent Museum of Modern Art benefit honoring Quentin Tarantino, Peter Bogdonavich (“Last Picture Show,” “Paper Moon”)  introduced him as “the single most influential director of his generation,” and with his latest revenge fantasy  ‘Django Unchained,’ the follow-up to his  2009 epic ‘Inglorious Basterds,’ he’s more than earned that stamp of approval. Inspired by […]

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Casting Roundup: Friday June 24, 2011

Jamie Foxx  starring in the newest Quentin Tarantino movie, up and comer Emma Stone  in a zombie movie that’s not Zombieland 2 and Idris Elba in a movie about monsters? Here’s what you missed in casting news: Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx, best known for Ray, Any Given Sunday and the upcoming  Skank Robbers has […]

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Review: Machete

A hilarious B movie satire that’s tailor-made for an audience of “misfits”, ‘Machete’ is easily one of the best films of the summer and a pinnacle achievement for Robert Rodriguez. Cultivated from a faux trailer in 2007’s ‘Grindhouse’, which featured films from both Rodriguez and his good friend Quentin Tarantino, ‘Machete’ tells the story of […]

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Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA to make his directorial debut

Well this sounds interesting. The word according to Deadline is that Universal has made a deal with RZA to finance and distribute ‘The Man With the Iron Fists.’ The ‘kung fu extravaganza’, as they call it, was written by RZA and Eli Roth, and RZA will not only direct the film but he will star […]

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Remember my post a few weeks ago about the possibility of their being a Bad Boys 3? Well, it looks like we’re one step closer to making that possibility a reality. [Cinematical] Speaking of third installments, is Iron Man 3 on the horizon? [Empire] Sir Anthony Hopkins ups the ante yet again on his character […]

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The Oscar Hangover: Highlights, Lowlights & WTF moments

This is only the beginning of our FULL day of Oscar coverage. I’m tired from the festivities of last night, so I thought I’d start off with an appropriate Oscar Hangover post. It was an eventful night and The Real Reel has all the highlights, low-lights and wtf moments. Feel free to add some of […]

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We’re Live: The Oscars LIVE blog!

And the excitement starts….NOW!! The home stretch is officially here and the 82nd Academy Awards Ceremony is only a week away. I repeat, a week away!! And as if you didn’t already know…we are going LIVE!!! It’s the LIVEST this blog has ever been, and we want YOU to be apart of all the action. […]

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The line-up for the 82nd Academy Awards

We are a little over 48 hours away from the Academy Awards and The Real Reel has you covered–as always–every step of the way. Listed below is a line-up of presenters and just in case you forgot, the hosts for the evening. Coverage starts here on The Real Reel at 6pm/CST and we will be […]

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If I were a voting member of the Academy…

The final ballots for the 82nd annual Academy Awards are due today, marking the end of the 2009-2010 awards campaign season. Thank goodness! Members of the Academy must have their ballots in  by 5pm/PT in order to be counted for the ceremony.  Now, I’m aware that I am not a voting member of the Academy, […]

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A Real Reel soapbox (Oscar Edition): Where is the love?

As I neared the end of my Official Oscar Prediction Ballot, I noticed something very off-putting; I only picked ‘Inglourious Basterds’ to win ONE out of the eight awards it was nominated for. That is completely disheartening to me because I love Quentin (like seriously, can’t get enough of him) and in my honest opinion, […]

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