True Romance
//Features

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012 | 31 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM

From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.

What 'True Romance' Did for Tony Scott and Hollywood | 22 Aug 2012 // 6:12 PM

Tony Scott’s take on this violently funny genre mishmash gave his career new life, and also transmitted Quentin Tarantino’s vision more credibly than the screenwriter and then-novice director could have done himself.

//Columns

Quentin Tarantino's Cinematic Reality | 9 Aug 2011 // 5:30 AM

Quentin Tarantino is reliving his childhood cinema experiences, reinterpreting fractured moments of memory. Going to the movies is about an escape from our world, a mirror world at once familiar yet different.

//Reviews

Celebrating 20 Years of Quentin Tarantino's Irreverent Filmmaking: 'Tarantino XX' | 20 Nov 2012 // 5:10 PM

His tributes to classic movies are stylish and entertaining but force us to ask ourselves: Is Quentin Tarantino a visionary? or a flat out plagiarist?

//Mixed media
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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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