Tarantino, Quentin

 Tarantino,_Quentin_(Scream1) Name: Quentin Tarantino

Born: March 27, 1963

Strengths: Innovation, Style

Weakness: Discipline

Best Film: Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill

Rating:    rating-153609_640 5.0

Profile:

  • A prodigious talent for understanding, morphing, re-configuring, and redefining film conventions.
  • An equally prodigious talent for forging new film conventions.
  • Highly energetic when talking about movies.
  • Extreme self-confidence.
  • Always attempts to see the best in actors, films, and music even if it means overlooking significant flaws.
  • A highly attuned ability to spot strengths in overall weak movies (like diamonds in the rough) and incorporate them into his own movies to much more successful effect.
  • Has an ear for dialogue with pop cultural significance.
  • Is responsible for several iconic characters across several movies.
  • Has an ability to spot undervalued actors, movies, and genres.
  • Skilled in getting career best performances from his actors.
  • An encyclopedic memory for movies from most eras and popular songs from the 1970’s onward.
  • Has a fringe taste for movies and popular songs.
  • Is influenced by, among others, the work of Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, Brian De Palma, John Cassavetes, Monte Hellman, Jack Hill, Don Siegel, Jean-Luc Goddard, and a host of independent directors from the 1970’s.
  • Known for ambitious tracking shots, innovative structuring, camera angles and movement, grading, and composition.
  • Visionary.
  • Has developed a slight tendency to intrude on his recent movies such as the Stiglitz intro in Inglourious Basterds in a manner that runs against the grain of the movie question.
  • Always trying to improve himself on the different aspects to film-making.

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