Quentin Tarantino Quotes

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In my opinion, he is atleast in the Top 10 Directors of all Time list. Pulp Fiction, Reservior Dogs, Kill Bill Vol 1, 2, Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, The Hateful Eight are just nearly all his featured films and all of them are classics in their own way. At the age of sixty, he said he is going to retire from film making and go into novel-writing and movie literature.

  • “When people ask me if I went to film school I tell them, ‘no, I went to films.” – Quentin Tarantino
  • “I’m not a Hollywood basher because enough good movies come out of the Hollywood system every year to justify its existence, without any apologies.” – Quentin Tarantino
  • “I am a writer. That’s what I do. It’s a writer’s job not just to write about himself but to look at the rest of humanity and explore it — other people’s way of talking, the phrases they use. And my head is a sponge. I listen to what everyone says, I watch little idiosyncratic behavior; people tell me a joke, and I remember it. People tell me an interesting story in their life, and I remember it.” – Quentin Tarantino, The Talks
  • “To me, movies and music go hand in hand. When I’m writing a script, one of the first things I do is find the music I’m going to play for the opening sequence.” – Quentin Tarantino
  • “My plan is to have a theatre in some small town or something and I’ll be manager. I’ll be the crazy old movie guy.” – Quentin Tarantino
  • “My integrity will always be the same. I mean, I might fail. But I find it almost impossible to believe that I’ll ever do a movie for the wrong reasons because — it’s just too hard to make a movie! It takes too long! It’s a year of your life! And I can’t believe I’ll ever do something completely for money because I’m making enough money now. I never want my overhead to get so big that I gotta do stuff I don’t care about.” – Quentin Tarantino, Roger Ebert
  • “I don’t think the audience is this dumb person lower than me. I am the audience.” – Quentin Tarantino
  • “Oh, very much so. Most of it should be subconscious, if the work is coming from a special place. If I’m thinking and maneuvering that pen around, then that’s me doing it. I really should let the characters take it. But the characters are different facets of me, or maybe they’re not me, but they are coming from me. So when they take it, that’s just me letting my subconscious rip.” – Quentin Tarantino, Village Voice
  • “Sure, Kill Bill is a violent movie. But it’s a Tarantino movie. You don’t go to see Metallica and ask the f***ers to turn the music down.” – Quentin Tarantino
  • “When you had to go and convince people and get the money to make a movie. There [are] some hurdles that aren’t bad to go through. There was a filtering out process. Not every movie needs to be made. Not every movie should be made.” – Quentin Tarantino
  • “When I was on The View, Barbara Walters was asking me about the blood and stuff, and I said, ‘Well, you know, that’s a staple of Japanese cinema.’ And then she came back, ‘But this is America.’ And I go, ‘I don’t make movies for America. I make movies for planet Earth.” – Quentin Tarantino
  • “It’s not only dialogue, it’s also mood, situation and mise en scene. But I have no problem relying on dialogue. It’s one of the reasons I can direct my material better than anyone else, because I have a confidence in my material that no one else would.” – Quentin Tarantino, Timeout London
  • “It’s a standard staple in Japanese cinema to cut somebody’s arm off and have red water hoses for veins, spraying blood everywhere.” – Quentin Tarantino
  • “I am the captain of the ship, and they have to follow my orders as far as that’s concerned. But when it comes to getting the best out of them in any given scene or performance, then I’m at their disposal. Because it’s not about getting my way, it’s about making them comfortable and getting the best out of them.” – Quentin Tarantino, Variety
  • “This movie was never meant to be everything for everybody. And I don’t mean that as a slam. I’m just saying I made this movie for myself and everybody else is invited.” – Quentin Tarantino

In 2019 he has a movie coming out already with a release date. It is called Once Upon a Time in Hollywood centered on the Manson Family Murders. It will star Leonardo Dicaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie.

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