With a directorial filmography that only has 8 feature films, Quentin Tarantino has made an indelible mark on the cinematic landscape and has solidified his spot in cinematic history. We explore why.
Ever since his bold and brilliant 1992 feature film, "Reservoir Dogs", Quentin Tarantino has been an undeniable force in cinema. From his encyclopedic knowledge of film history, to his bold imagery, to his captivating dialog, to his iconic characters, and of course, his controversial rhetoric, every Tarantino film release is an event.
Today we continue our "Filmmakers with Style" series by looking at the work of the "filmmaker's filmmaker." And in true Tarantino form, this episode is 1) long (our longest "regular" episode to date) and 2) "Volume 1". In this volume we look at Tarantino the auteur. In volume II we'll look at Tarantino the provocateur.
In this 8-chapter episode, we'll explore such themes as:
The meta element of Tarantino's dialog as a metaphor for Tarantino himself as filmma