While every Quentin Tarantino release feels like an event, his latest, The Hateful 8, feels like an even bigger one. Rolled out into 100 cinemas in glorious 70mm and accompanied by an overture and mid film intermission, it marked the rare occasion that a night at the movies felt like a “Big Deal.” How does Tarantino's vision of a western hold up? How does Tarantino use the Western and the era of Reconstruction to hold up a mirror to the racial tensions that still exist today? Join Dede and Mike as they talk about what worked, what didn't and what Mike is still trying to wrap his head around in the latest addition of the Film Thrills podcast.
Over on All Things Horror, we have a terrific piece up by Charlie Nash on the film's anti-heroine Daisy Domergue: "On The Hateful 8 & Misogyny: Depiction Does Not Equal Endorsement."