We’ve been writing about artist Tyler Stout since I first found his “Remember the Alamo” poster at the Alamo Drafthouse. The Austin based artist frequently provides kick ass posters for the Alamo’s special events, most of which we have featured on /Film: Robocop , The Road Warrior , Spaced , Hellride , Big Trouble in Little China, The Lost Boys, The Warriors , The Thing, Blade Runner, Total Recall and The Big Lebowski.
The Alamo Drafthouse commissioned Stout to do a new poster for Quentin Tarantino‘s Inglourious Basterds, and MondoTees is selling a 24 x 36 4-color screenprint for $30. The $80 limited variant is printed with metallic inks (image after the jump), limited to 80 prints. Head on over to Mondotees to grab yours while they’re still available. Stout’s prints usually sell out within hours.
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I hate the traditional movie junket interviews, especially the ones done by the bigger name portal sites. But every once in a while MySpace will publish an interesting “Artist on Artist” interview. For those of you who don’t know, these interviews group two filmmakers, actors, writers or musicians, together to talk about their new project(s).
The latest edition features writer/director Quentin Tarantino talking with fellow filmmaker Eli Roth, who happens to star in Quentin’s new film Inglourious Basterds. The two discuss the difficulty in staying true to their own voice while evolving, how Inglourious Basterds is a great date movie for any Jewish man, why did Quentin choose Eli for Basterds, and how the Cannes Premiere felt like just another scene from the movie.
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Quentin Tarantino has been building universes since day one. The characters of Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Death Proof talk about one another while eating at the same restaurants (like Big Kahuna Burger). Characters jump from one feature to another, and family relations might be mentioned in one script, but not seen on screen until another movie down the line. And at the Austin premiere of Inglourious Basterds, The Playlist learned that this film is, not surprisingly, related to True Romance, in a way that detail-oriented fans probably already suspect. Read More »
Gamervision has put together a funny movie trailer parody of Quentin Tarantino‘s Inglourious Basterds, set in the world of the Mushroom Kingdom. That’s right, a Super Mario Bros related parody.
“You haven’t seen war… until you’ve seen it through the eyes… of Shigeru Miyamoto!”
Gamers will notice that there are a couple old-school references spread through-out. And you’ve gotta love the sound effect usage. Thanks to brodiemash from dumbdrum for sending this over. Watch the trailer embedded after the jump.
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According to Warner Bros’ exhibitor website, the first teaser trailer for Christopher Nolan‘s Inception will play in front of some screenings of Quentin Tarantino‘s Inglourious Basterds, beginning on August 21st. Nolan has a history of releasing very short teaser trailers, that don’t reveal much. Some might remember the teaser trailer for The Dark Knight, which was released in July two years ago, which featured not much more than the Batman logo flying at the camera with voiceover. I expect that the teaser trailer for Inception won’t offer much more than a shot or two, and then a logo.
August 21st is the same day that the trailer for James Cameron‘s Avatar will be released online, in conjunction with 20th Century Fox’s nationwide marketing promotion — Avatar Day.
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As Inglourious Basterds draws ever closer (get excited now), Quentin Tarantino is out doing the promotional rounds. At an event in Beverly Hills yesterday he was asked about the upcoming special edition releases of two of his past projects and Sci-Fi Wire got the quotes.
So, what has happened to Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair? It seems that the DVD release really is coming ever closer, and work continues on the film all the while. Could we have this thing in our hands soon? Here’s the man himself:
I’m not going to monkey around with the movie itself, but we’ve actually done a whole new section for the anime as the last thing . I actually wrote a much longer script for the anime section during O-Ren’s revenge chapter… I had the whole script written out shot for shot what it would be, so [I said], “Harvey, this literally would make it complete. This is everything I came up with and wrote when I wrote it.” So Production IG just did it, and I just need to work with them a little bit and go over it with them—and I’ll do that once this is officially behind me.
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The Weinstein Co has released a faux trailer for Nation’s Pride, the movie within the movie of Quentin Tarantino‘s Inglourious Basterds. Here is some context: In the film, the world premiere of Joseph Goebbels’ Nazi propaganda film Nation’s Pride is a setting for one of the key moments in the story. The film tells the story of German War Fredrick Zoller (Daniel Bruhl). Bits and pieces from the film appear during Basterds. I could explain more but it might ruin part of the film (if you’ve seen the trailer then you can likely connect some of the dots).
The faux trailer was actually directed by Eli Roth, who also stars in Tarantino’s film. Technically I guess you could call this Roth’s follow-up to Thanksgiving, the faux horror trailer he created for the Grindhouse double feature. Of course, the faux trailer is in English and has all sorts of modern day trailer editing effects. It would have been nice to see a faux aged retro looking German language English-subtitled trailer, but maybe I’m asking for too much. Watch the trailer after the jump.
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Sylvester Stallone‘s new movie The Expendables is big. Really, really big. At least that’s what a fawning writeup from New Orleans site nola.com would lead you to believe. So big, really, that there is easily room for a sequel. Or two. When asked about further films, producer Avi Lerner said, “definitely. We already have got some ideas about Expendables No. 2, No. 3. Definitely, it’s a franchise movie.” Granted, as The Playlist pointed out when they dug up this story in the first place, Lerner likes sequels, and at this point that’s just the sort of thing you say about a testosterone-filled movie like The Expendables.
Meanwhlie, Quentin Tarantino has spoken up about the possible Inglourious Basterds prequel. That’s after the jump. Read More »
The latest trailer for Quentin Tarantino‘s Inglourious Basterds is streets ahead of the two US edits. It’s faster, it’s funner, it’s flashier… but it’s still not really representative of the film. In fact, you might even consider it the greatest misrepresentation yet. You can see it embedded after the break.
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