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Interpool's Paul Banks awkward Quentin Tarantino encounter

10 Sep 2018

Music gossip

Interpol's Paul Banks once embarrassed himself in front of Quentin Tarantino. The 'Barricade' hitmaker messed up his chances of becoming pals with the 55-year-old filmmaker as the 'Pulp Fiction' helmer called him out for not watching his movie…

Quentin Tarantino thinks his race is irrelevant

13 Oct 2015

Film gossip

Quentin Tarantino thinks his race ought to be irrelevant to how his films are judged. The 52-year-old director has often been criticised for including the N-word in his movies - but he thinks his films are merely a reflection of the real world. He…

Ennio Morricone didn't approve of scenes in Django Unchained

22 Mar 2015

Film gossip

Ennio Morricone didn't approve of the graphic scenes in 'Django Unchained'. The prolific composer and conductor wrote the soundtrack to the award-winning movie, directed by Quentin Tarantino, but admitted he wasn't pleased by a gruesome plot in the…

Christoph Waltz to play 'significant' role in Bond 24

14 Nov 2014

Film gossip

Christoph Waltz will play a "significant" role in 'Bond 24'. The 'Django Unchained' star has reportedly signed up to star in the latest instalment in the spy film franchise - which does not yet have a confirmed title - although it's unclear whether…

Kerry Washington to star in Is He The One

7 Oct 2014

Film gossip

Kerry Washington will star in 'Is He The One'. According to, the 37-year-old actress is set to take on the lead role in the romantic comedy after MGM acquired the rights to the film. Company bosses and the raven-haired beauty are…

Jamie Foxx to be transformed into Mike Tyson

29 Jul 2014

Film gossip

Jamie Foxx will portray Mike Tyson with the help of CGI. The 'Django Unchained' star has been in discussions with the legendary boxer for a number of years about a biopic, which is rumoured to be titled 'Champion', and Tyson has now revealed special…

Quentin Tarantino confirms Hateful Eight go-ahead

28 Jul 2014

Film gossip

Quentin Tarantino has confirmed he will continue to work on 'The Hateful Eight'. The Academy-Award winning director was forced to put the Western on hold after chunks of the script was leaked online in January, but he has now decided to go ahead…

Quentin Tarantino axes 'Hateful Eight' after leak

22 Jan 2014

Film gossip

Quentin Tarantino has put 'Hateful Eight' on hold after the script leaked. The Academy-Award winning director has expressed his fury in a foul mouthed rant after learning an unauthorised copy of the script was made public and insists he only lent it…

The best films of 2013

20 Dec 2013

Our top 5 films of the year, featuring Gravity, Blue is the Warmest Colour and Django Unchained

Blue is the Warmest Colour Abdellatif Kechiche’s Palme d’Or-winning love story is at risk of being remembered for all the wrong reasons (the controversy around the lesbian sex scenes and stars Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos’ criticisms of the…

Dynamo wants to perform trick for Eminem

18 Dec 2013

TV gossip

Dynamo wants to perform a magic trick for Eminem. The 31-year-old magician would love to show off to the US rapper because he is a huge fan of his music, but he would particularly love to chat to the 'Berzerk' hitmaker about their mutual love of…

Quentin Tarantino's next movie will be Western

27 Nov 2013

Film gossip

Quentin Tarantino has confirmed his next movie will be a Western. The director enjoyed making his latest hit movie 'Django Unchained' - which earned him an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay earlier this year - so much he has decided to make another…

Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx reunite in new film

28 Jun 2013

Film gossip

Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx are reuniting for a new crime movie. The actors, who appeared together in Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-winning film 'Django Unchained' earlier this month, will star in the forthcoming adaptation of crime novel 'Mean…

Will Smith's Django Unchained lead dispute

26 Mar 2013

Film gossip

Will Smith turned down 'Django Unchained' because he wasn't the lead character. The actor was originally pegged to play the titular freed slave in Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-winning spaghetti Western film - the role which eventually went to Jamie Foxx…

Quentin Tarantino wanted people to talk about Django Unchained

25 Feb 2013

Film gossip

Quentin Tarantino wanted people to talk about 'Django Unchained'. The 49-year-old director took home the Best Original Screenplay prize for his controversial film at the 2013 Academy Awards last night (24.02.13) and revealed how glad he is to have…

Quentin Tarantino set to rewrite history in third film

11 Feb 2013

Film gossip

Quentin Tarantino is planning a new movie in the style of 'Django Unchained' and 'Inglourious Basterds'. The director picked up the Best Original Screenplay prize for Western 'Django Unchained' at the BAFTA Awards on Sunday night (10.02.13) and…

Review: Django and Django Prepare a Coffin

30 Jan 2013

As Django Unchained hits the cinema we take a look at the original Spaghetti Western series

Taking advantage of the release of Django Unchained we get the release of a couple of the original Django movies on DVD and Blu-ray. Quentin Tarantino’s Unchained certainly isn’t a remake but you can see the influences in these hardboiled tales of the…

Samuel L. Jackson doesn't need an Oscar

19 Jan 2013

Film gossip

Samuel L. Jackson doesn't need to win an Oscar. The 'Django Unchained' star has only received one Academy Award nomination in his long career - for a supporting role in 1994's 'Pulp Fiction' - but doesn't feel he needs a gold statue to validate his…

Christoph Waltz didn't believe Tarantino rumours

17 Jan 2013

Film gossip

Christoph Waltz didn't believe what he read about Quentin Tarantino. The actor - who has teamed with the director for a second time on Oscar-nominated film 'Django Unchained' following the hit 2009 film 'Inglourious Basterds' - reveals he chose not…

Samuel L. Jackson wants Star Wars return

16 Jan 2013

Film gossip

Samuel L. Jackson would love to star in the new 'Star Wars' film. The actor - who played Jedi Mace Windu in the second trilogy in the franchise between 1999 and 2005 - would love to reprise his role in the recently announced seventh installment of…

Django Unchained

14 Jan 20134 stars

Fine performances and moments of sudden brutality outshine Tarantino's over-indulgent running time

There are two major films about slavery this season. At one end of the spectrum is Steven Spielberg’s po-faced, self-important abolition drama Lincoln. And the other? Quentin Tarantino’s giddily violent, shockingly profane spaghetti western, Django…

Jamie Foxx back in the studio

14 Jan 2013

Music gossip

Jamie Foxx is starting work on his new album. The actor and musician - who recently starred in Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-nominated film 'Django Unchained' - will return to the studio to begin work on his follow-up to 2010's 'Best Night of My Life'…

Quentin Tarantino wants to make London based film

14 Jan 2013

Film gossip

Quentin Tarantino is looking for the right story to make a film in London. The 'Django Unchained' director is known for his love of the British capital, but has yet to set one of his blockbuster films in the city because he hasn't come up with the…

Ashley Roberts avoids Dancing on Ice arguments

11 Jan 2013

TV gossip

Ashley Roberts stays out of "silly" arguments with her fellow 'Dancing on Ice' judges. The former Pussycat Dolls singer joined the panel of the ITV1 celebrity ice skating show this year, but admits she tries to avoid getting involved in drama between…

Kerry Washington: 'Django Unchained was difficult'

11 Jan 2013

Film gossip

Kerry Washington found her 'Django Unchained' scenes difficult to shoot. The actress struggled getting into character for the Quentin Tarantino-directed spaghetti western film, in which she plays a downtrodden slave called Broomhilda who is separated…

Samuel L. Jackson wanted to play Django

10 Jan 2013

Film gossip

Samuel L. Jackson was upset he was too old for the lead role in 'Django Unchained'. The 64-year-old actor was thrilled to be asked to star in director Quentin Tarantino's new film as slave Stephen but would have jumped at the chance to tackle the…