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The Doorway Shot

Fandor | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment

The concept is a simple one: frame your subject in the middle of a doorway. Despite its simplicity, the "doorway shot" tends to bear heavy significance. In this video, watch a variety of doorway shots that seem to have one thing in common--the separation of interior and exterior that represents a much larger symbolic threshold.

Q: Tarantino-Inspired Works by Shaine Schroeder

John Gascot | Posted 11.23.2015 | Arts
John Gascot

Ask me to describe film director and writer Quentin Tarantino in a single word and I'll pass. It's an impossible task. His films crashed their way into our cinematic psyche like a bloody bowling ball through pins of cookie-cutter movie formulas.

An Interview With Carl Dix On: Racism, Police Brutality, Ferguson & Rise Up October

George Elerick | Posted 11.18.2015 | Religion
George Elerick

I had the opportunity to interview Carl Dix, the co-founder of Stop Mass Incarceration and who has been exceptionally busy since the events in Ferguson, working to demand equality on all fronts.

Quentin Tarantino Clarifies Police Brutality Comments

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 11.07.2015 | Entertainment

After police unions across the country called for a boycott of Quentin Tarantino's films in response to comments he made about police bru...

Viggo Mortensen: Police Unions Condone Brutality By Attacking Tarantino

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.06.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Quentin Tarantino is still in hot water with law enforcement groups after speaking out about police brutality, but Viggo Mortensen told HuffPo...

Police Union Threatens Quentin Tarantino With 'Surprise'

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.05.2015 | Entertainment

The head of the Fraternal Order of Police said he has a "surprise" for filmmaker Quentin Tarantino. Jim Pasco, executive director of the largest U.S....

Tarantino Defends Comments About Police Brutality

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.05.2015 | Entertainment

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Quentin Tarantino: Instead Of Dealing With Police Brutality, Cops Are Trying To 'Discredit' Me

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment

Quentin Tarantino's sharp condemnation of police brutality at a recent rally set off a firestorm of criticism from police and their unions, but the f...

More Cops Call For Boycott Against Quentin Tarantino

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.28.2015 | Entertainment

Philadelphia and Los Angeles police unions joined a call started by their New York City counterparts to boycott the films of Quentin Tarantino for al...

NYPD Union Calls For Boycott Of Quentin Tarantino Films

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.26.2015 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- The president of a union representing New York City cops demanded a boycott on Quentin Tarantino's films followings remarks the director ...

Hundreds Rally In New York City To Protest Police Brutality

AP | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.26.2015 | Politics

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Quentin Tarantino Says He 'Couldn't Care Less' What Black Critics Had To Say About 'Django Unchained'

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 10.13.2015 | Black Voices

Quentin Tarantino is apparently unbothered by certain critiques from black people surrounding his 2012 controversial slavery drama, "Django...

Ten Amazing Discussions on Screenwriting and Filmmaking From the Masters of Cinema

ScreenCraft | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment

The beauty of cinema is that it is and always has been such an organic storytelling medium and art form as ideas, concepts, genres, and styles are ever evolving based off of what has come before, accompanied by the contemporary discoveries that have and will come to be.

Mélanie Laurent Is The Kind Of Female Filmmaker We Need More Of

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment

Mélanie Laurent has been acting in France since she was 14 years old, but most people recognize her best as Shosanna, the Jewish woman who run...

The End of Revenge: Our Fascination With Getting Even

Tim Suttle | Posted 09.01.2015 | Religion
Tim Suttle

America is a revenge culture: Revenge the television series, revenge porn, revenge games in sports...vengeance is a mainstay of foreign policy and a thematic obsession for film, television, and female pop-musicians.

Quentin Tarantino Wanted To Massively 'Subvert' James Bond With 'Casino Royale'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.24.2015 | Entertainment

It's no news that Quentin Tarantino famously wanted to jump into the James Bond franchise and make "Casino Royale." But in a recent in-depth int...

Racism and Faith in Times of Crisis

Christine Stoddard | Posted 08.24.2015 | Religion
Christine Stoddard

One thing I've worked hard to understand is why some people practice their religion so fervently, interpreting it so literally, even when it seems to defy logic. The older I get and the more personal challenges I face, the better I understand and respect the need for faith.

Movie Review: American Ultra ... Go!

Carole Mallory | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Finally we have an original superhero in Jesse Eisenberg who plays a killer nerd. Nobody is gonna mess with Jesse after seeing him in American Ultra, a refreshing comic book film never before seen or heard of and because of this, you will be on the edge of your seat.

Adam Sandler Was Almost In 'Inglourious Basterds,' And Now He Is

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.17.2015 | Comedy

Not many people remember that Adam Sandler was originally asked to play the bat-wielding "Bear Jew" in Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds,...

Here's The First Trailer For 'The Hateful Eight'

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.12.2015 | Entertainment

At long last, here is the first official trailer for Quentin Tarantino's eighth movie, "The Hateful Eight."  According to Variety, "The Hat...

Quentin Tarantino Calls Pauline Kael The Kerouac Of Film Critics In Upcoming Documentary

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.20.2015 | Entertainment

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Great Conversations: Christian Slater

Alex Simon | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Christian Slater sat down recently to discuss his career past, present and future.

Legendary Composer Ennio Morricone To Write Score For Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 07.11.2015 | Entertainment

Ennio Morricone will compose the score to Quentin Tarantino's upcoming film "Hateful Eight."  Morricone rose to prominence as a composer for clas...

Eli Roth Nearly Burned To A Crisp On The Set Of 'Inglourious Basterds'

HuffPost Live | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.02.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Quentin Tarantino films have a distinctive style, most recognizably characterized by a crazy amount blood and guts. In one of the more memorable scene...

Great Conversations: Dennis Hopper

Alex Simon | Posted 06.02.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

What I saw instead was a man who seemed to be at peace with himself and his life, who loved his children, art, film and new ideas. Sometimes when you have seen life at its ugliest, as Hopper surely had, you're able to come out the other side and drink in its beauty. I hope this was true.