Tag: Kurt Russell

BR: Hateful Eight, The (2015)

BR: Hateful Eight, The (2015)

January 11, 2019 | By

Branded as ‘the 8th film by Quentin Tarantino’ – a proclamation tied to the director’s subsequent 2016 statement in which he plans to “retire” after 10 films, and be confirmed as “one of the greatest film-makers that ever lived” – The Hateful Eight is both a fascinating creative experiment and proof again why his work can be so divisive among fans, critics, and his colleagues…

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Desert Island Films: The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) + Tequila Sunrise (1988)

Desert Island Films: The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) + Tequila Sunrise (1988)

November 4, 2015 | By

Reviewed are two films I’d have to have if trapped on a desert island: Steve Kloves’ The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) from Twilight Time + Robert Towne’s Tequila Sunrise (1988) from Warner Home Video.

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BR: Tequila Sunrise (1988)

BR: Tequila Sunrise (1988)

November 4, 2015 | By

According to producer Thom Mount (who provided a commentary track for the film’s original 2010 DVD release), Tequila Sunrise came into being when Towne launched a lawsuit with Warner Bros. regarding his prior directing debut, Personal Best, and part of the settlement including the studio funding and releasing a film which the esteemed screenwriter would act as writer & director…

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