TARANTINO XX 8-Film Collection Blu-ray Review

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I first discovered him in college twenty years ago, getting my first real taste of what cinema was all about. We delved into deep esoteric films, the sort that never showed up at your friendly neighborhood Blockbuster. They were directed by men with complex Eastern European names and featured content designed to alternately expand and confound our expectations. Class after class, semester after semester, we studied them with all the seriousness our young minds could muster. They were Important. They were Art. We needed to understand them if we hoped to grasp the secrets that this medium held.  Then, in the middle of it all, my friend Shanan knock on my door, gripped me by the coat lapels and spoke in the soft, serious tones one normally associates with rooftop snipers. “We went to this movie called Reservoir Dogs. You have to see it. Right. Fucking. Now.”  Hit the jump for my full review.

Limited Paper: In the Next 24 Hours Mondo Will Release Tyler Stout’s RESERVOIR DOGS Poster!

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Mondo’s late-October screening of Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs took place at Tarantino’s own New Beverly Cinema, and—by all accounts—it was a raucous, electrified crowd that greeted the film that night:  with Mondo’s Justin Ishmael and Mo Shafeek in the house, a poster was bound to make an appearance sooner or later, and if the common assumption turned out to be true, then everyone in the room that night would be going home with a Tyler Stout Reservoir Dogs poster once the movie wrapped.

Since this all happened weeks ago, you surely already know that, yup, a Stout Reservoir Dogs poster did drop that night.  And if you weren’t there, the odds are that you’ve been waiting for Mondo to release the remaining regular editions of the poster (and the now-confirmed “bloody” variant) ever since.  Well, it can now be made official:  your wait is over.  Meet me after the jump to find out how you can snag one of Tyler Stout’s gorgeous Reservoir Dogs posters online tomorrow.

Limited Paper: Mondo Releases the Next Wave of UNIVERSAL MONSTER Posters from Their Gallery Show, MASS EFFECT 2 Gets a Sweet Poster and More!

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Although things were quiet on the Limited Paper front this week, one shouldn’t assume that it’s been quiet all over in Poster World:  in truth, things are just as busy as they were throughout October…it’s just that many things have been going down behind the scenes.  Indeed, there’s reason to believe—whether you’re a casual collector, a frothing-at-the-mouth true believer who feel s compelled  to buy everything, or if you’re just now making the decision to get into the absurdly entertaining hobby of print-collecting—that the rest of 2012 is gonna be (to quote former first lady Nancy Reagan) “absotively redonkulous up in hurr, bitches”.

But let’s not dwell on what may or may not be happening in the weeks ahead:  instead, let’s focus on what’s happening in the immediate future.   Wanna know when you can get a crack at the remaining prints that didn’t sell out at Mondo’s Universal Monsters Gallery show?  Are you a Mass Effect fan looking to prove your love for that franchise via the purchase and display of fancy-colored paper?  Wanna another head’s up regarding Limited Paper’s next giveaway?  It’s all after the jump, folks.

Quentin Tarantino’s RESERVOIR DOGS and PULP FICTION Returning to Theaters This December

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Director Quentin Tarantino burst onto the scene twenty years ago with the release of the now-classic Reservoir Dogs, and quite the celebration is planned to commemorate two decades of Tarantino.  A rather impressive Blu-ray set deemed Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection is set for release in late November, but it’s now been announced that two of Tarantino’s most seminal films will also be returning to theaters to mark the director’s anniversary.  The aforementioned Reservoir Dogs will screen in select theaters on Tuesday, December 4th while another QT classic, Pulp Fiction, will return to the big screen on Thursday, December 6th.  Hit the jump for more information.

Lionsgate to Release TARANTINO XX: 8-FILM COLLECTION on Blu-ray; Includes TRUE ROMANCE, DEATH PROOF, and More; Box Art Designed by Mondo

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Quentin Tarantino has been on the block for twenty years now, so Lionsgate has collected all of the director’s films, and thrown them into one giant box set.  Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection will include Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Kill Bill: Vol. 2, and Inglourious Basterds as well as True Romance (which Tarantino wrote), and his half of Grindhouse, Death Proof.  The 10-disc box set also includes a critics discussions piece exploring Tarantino’s work, a retrospective of Tarantino’s career, and a tribute to Tarantino’s late editor Sally Menke.

While all of the movie have been released on Blu-ray before and these discs will have all the same special features, it’s still nice to have them all in one place.  Hit the jump for the press release, and to check out the Mondo-designed box art.  Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection is due out November 20th.  Tarantino’s new film, Django Unchained, is due out December 25th.

INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS Fits Perfectly into Quentin Tarantino’s Movie Universe and Influences His Entire Filmography?

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By now, most Quentin Tarantino fans are aware of the connections interlaced throughout all of his films.  John Travolta’s Vincent Vega in Pulp Fiction is the brother of Michael Madsen’s Vic Vega in Reservoir Dogs, Harvey Keitel’s Mr. White worked with Alabama from True Romance, the plot basis for Kill Bill is described as the synopsis for a TV series in Pulp Fiction, etc.

Now the epiphany that Eli Roth’s character of Donny Donowitz aka “The Bear Jew” in Inglourious Basterds is the father of the movie producer Lee Donowitz in True Romance has inspired a truly mind-blowing theory that the rest of the films (chronologically speaking) in Tarantino’s filmography take place in a world where [Inglorious Basterds spoiler] World War II came to an end when Adolf Hitler was brutally murdered in a movie theater by the Basterds.  Hit the jump for more.

Exclusive: Michael Madsen Will Do Terrible Things if You Talk or Text During a Movie in This Alamo Drafthouse PSA

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As we speak, movie theater chains across the country are debating whether or not teenagers should be allowed to text during movies, and if that doesn’t make you weep for the future, nothing will.  But before you start bawling into that handful of Kleenex, be aware that some hope remains:  deep in the heart of Texas, Tim League’s Alamo Drafthouse continues to enforce a strict no talking/no texting policy…and now they’ve enlisted Reservoir DogsMichael Madsen to help spread the good word.  Wanna see the world premiere of Madsen’s new anti-texting PSA for the Alamo Drafthouse?  It’s after the jump, folks.

10 Minimalist Movie Posters from Artist Grischa Stanjek

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We love us some minimalist movie posters here at Collider.  I dig them because like the t-shirts from Last Exit to Nowhere, you can only appreciate them if you’ve seen the movie.  There’s also the simple artistic style that boils a movie down to one iconic image and then finds the right color to compliment it.

Artist Grischa Stanjek has done just that with ten movie posters you can check out after the jump (I particularly like the poster for Once Upon a Time in the West)

Minimalist Posters for the Films of Quentin Tarantino

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More homes would have movie posters on their walls if studios made them as eye-catching as what artist Ibraheem Youssef has done with the films of Quentin Tarantino.  They remind me of the “I Can Read Movies” series with their minimal designs that cause fans to grin and make the uninitiated want to get in on the joke.  I’ve seen all of Tarantino’s movies, but I can’t seem to grasp the reference Youssef’s making for Inglourious Basterds even though I’ve seen that movie twice and recently.  Help me out in our comments section.

Check out all the posters after the jump.  You can purchase them as 12×18 prints or 24×36 posters at shop.ibraheemyoussef.com.  All prints and posters are limited editions, hand-signed, and numbered.

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