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Quentin Tarantino Tries for an Early Court Win in ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFT Legal Battle

Miramax’s suit against Quentin Tarantino over plans to release non-fungible tokens based on Pulp Fiction opens a new front in the battle of NFTs. The studio argues that it’s a zero-sum game: only one side should be allowed to profit off of the new frontier of TV and film exploitation. But the case may beg […]

Brad Pitt Eyes the Final Stage of His Movie Career: “I Consider Myself on My Last Leg”

Four paragraphs in to GQ’s new Brad Pitt cover story, the Oscar-winning superstar is eyeing the end — of his career. “I consider myself on my last leg,” a “ruminative” Pitt, 58, says of contemplating this next, and final, phase of his career. “This last semester or trimester. What is this section gonna be? And […]

Bo Hopkins, ‘Wild Bunch’ and ‘American Graffiti’ Actor, Dies at 84

Bo Hopkins, the wily actor with the wild-eyed gaze who came to fame portraying thieves and scoundrels in such films as 'The Wild Bunch,' 'American Graffiti,' 'Midnight Express' and 'White Lightning,' has died. He was xx.

Did ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ (Brilliantly) Nod to This Quentin Tarantino Classic?

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for episode one of Obi-Wan Kenobi.]  The opening scene in the premiere episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi perfectly sets the tone for the Disney+ series, directed by Deborah Chow — and Quentin Tarantino fans will spot the clear homage to one of his classic films. The six-part Star Wars miniseries on […]

TCM’s Next ‘Plot Thickens’ Podcast: Pam Grier

Pam Grier, the trailblazing action hero, who starred in such Blaxploitation classics as Coffy, Foxy Brown and Friday Foster, will dish about her life and career with host Ben Mankiewicz on the next edition of the TCM podcast The Plot Thickens this fall. “The word ‘iconic’ is overused in this industry, but Pam has been a […]

Chris Pine on ‘The Contractor,’ Reteaming with Ben Foster and His Biggest Fan, Quentin Tarantino

Chris Pine and Ben Foster weren’t actually looking for a follow-up to their critically acclaimed film Hell or High Water (2016), but when The Contractor came Pine’s way, he knew that Foster could elevate an integral supporting role. In Tarik Saleh’s action thriller, Pine plays James Harper, a Special Forces Medical Sergeant, who’s been honorably […]

Michael Madsen Says Son Hudson’s “Memory and Light Will Be Remembered” Following His Death at 26

Actor Michael Madsen’s son Hudson Lee Madsen has died. He was 26. Hudson Madsen died Sunday of suspected suicide in Hawaii, according to local authorities. “We are heartbroken and overwhelmed with grief and pain at the loss of Hudson,” a representative for Madsen said on behalf of the family in a statement to the Today […]

Ben Affleck on Why ‘The Last Duel’ Bombed and What He Thinks of Ridley Scott Blaming Millennials

Let the record show that one question asked of Ben Affleck at Sunday night’s The Tender Bar premiere inspired a five-minute answer. That might not seem noteworthy for an interview that takes place far from a red carpet, but when it happens behind a stanchion and with an in-demand A-lister who is stopping for every […]

David Chute, Influential Film Critic and Writer, Dies at 71

David Chute, the authoritative film critic and writer who was an early champion of Stephen King, John Waters, John Woo and Asian cinema, has died. He was 71. Chute died Nov. 8 in Los Angeles after a brief battle with esophageal cancer, his daughter, Nora Chute, reported. David Christopher Chute was born on March 11, […]

Miramax Sues Quentin Tarantino Over ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs

Film studio Miramax is suing director Quentin Tarantino over plans to release non-fungible tokens (NFTs) based on his 1994 film, Pulp Fiction. Tarantino announced plans earlier this month to release seven NFTs based on the film, including scenes from an early script that were cut from the final version. The NFTs will also contain Pulp […]

‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Hardback Deluxe Novel a Treasure Trove for Film’s Fans

The hardback deluxe novelization edition of Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood dropped this week — and for those obsessed with the Oscar-winning 2019 picture, it packs a lot of goodies. Over the summer, Tarantino’s paperback novelization of his film was released by HarperCollins and was an instant hit, debuting at No. 1 […]

‘Spider-Man’ TV Star Nicholas Hammond Wasn’t Approached for ‘No Way Home’ — But He Sure Wanted to Be

There is an excellent chance the upcoming Spider-Man: No Way Home will feature several versions of Spidey from past iterations — but the original actor to play the web-slinger on TV will not be among them. And he is somewhat disappointed about it. Nicholas Hammond starred as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the 1970s television show The […]