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post #251 of 277
 

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Originally Posted by Ambler 

 

Also, the movie being about the murders isn't indicative of how it will handle the murders.

 

I don't care to what degree the movie is or isn't about the murders.  I'm not worried about how Tarantino will handle them.  I already explained my reaction to the release date.  Not going to go over it again.  We seem to be talking past each other.

 

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  Yes, your reaction is honest, but I think you'd be wise to examine it, since it doesn't make alot of sense to a few people.

 

And I don't think you're understanding me.  So why don't you examine that?

post #252 of 277

Given that QT seemed to handle the holocaust and slavery just fine, I'm willing to go out on a limb and wait and see, call me crazy.  He's a smart guy who's earned my trust.  I'm also fairly certain he has a pretty firm hand over the marketing of his films given that he has final cut and first dollar gross, something only the top guys are afforded.  So it was likely an idea he sanctioned.

post #253 of 277
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I don't care to what degree the movie is or isn't about the murders.  I'm not worried about how Tarantino will handle them.  

 

Then your reaction is even more bizarre to me.  Since the movie coming out on the anniversary of the murders is (apparently) so disrespectful, isn't how that's handled in the film the entire basis of the opinion?  

post #254 of 277
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Then your reaction is even more bizarre to me.  Since the movie coming out on the anniversary of the murders is (apparently) so disrespectful, isn't how that's handled in the film the entire basis of the opinion?  

 

Like I said before, if it was a more distant thing, like Jack the Ripper murders or something, I don't know that I'd have the same reaction, even though it might be the same in principle.

 

It feels recent and connected to our culture enough to feel like releasing it on the exact day of the murders is exploitative in a way that bothers me.  Regardless of how the movie handles it.  Just the idea of marketing something to profit off a murder anniversary is gross to me.  Wasn't there a JFK assassination based video game that came out on the anniversary of his murder?  That bothered me too.  I don't expect everyone to agree with me.  I'm not posting on these message boards to share in collective outrage.

post #255 of 277

Forget it, Bailey, it's Ambler, and he is wise and knows all. 

 

Also, I know he's blocked me, but the fact that they're choosing to release the movie on the anniversary of the murders is a pretty good indicator of how they plan to handle the murders, i.e., not very well! 

post #256 of 277
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Am I supposed to be mad about this, because I can't seem to muster any feelings whatsoever.

Ambler transformed into a human ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ so gradually I didn't even notice.

post #257 of 277
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Like I said before, if it was a more distant thing, like Jack the Ripper murders or something, I don't know that I'd have the same reaction, even though it might be the same in principle.

It feels recent and connected to our culture enough to feel like releasing it on the exact day of the murders is exploitative in a way that bothers me.  Regardless of how the movie handles it.  Just the idea of marketing something to profit off a murder anniversary is gross to me.  Wasn't there a JFK assassination based video game that came out on the anniversary of his murder?  That bothered me too.  I don't expect everyone to agree with me.  I'm not posting on these message boards to share in collective outrage.

Okay then. I get it. I dont think it makes sense but thats just my opinion. I just couldnt figure out what the big deal was. Carry on.
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Ambler transformed into a human ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ so gradually I didn't even notice.

Mangy, I expect no transformation from you. Being on the sidelines to occasionally scowl and throw things at the athletes suits you just fine.
post #259 of 277

Who had "Ambler mentions what an arrrrrtttiiist he is" on their bingo card? 

post #260 of 277
We can always argue personal contribution, but this board definitely has a lot of "I have no experience with this thing we're talking about but let me tell you why you're wrong anyway" going on.
post #261 of 277
Never change, you guyz!
post #262 of 277
I wonder what other movies will dare to open on that Friday?
post #263 of 277
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We can always argue personal contribution, but this board definitely has a lot of "I have no experience with this thing we're talking about but let me tell you why you're wrong anyway" going on.

 

Huh?

post #264 of 277

Hopefully Helter Skelter (the original version) makes it back in some shape or form...It holds up very well.  Those first five or ten minutes must have been white-knuckling back in '76 when they only had a dozen channels to play with.  They should play it on TV with the release of the film to remind people how mind-bending those events were. 

post #265 of 277
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Hopefully Helter Skelter (the original version) makes it back in some shape or form...It holds up very well.  Those first five or ten minutes must have been white-knuckling back in '76 when they only had a dozen channels to play with.  They should play it on TV with the release of the film to remind people how mind-bending those events were. 

I'd imagine a lot of movies will be coming back in the wake of this movie. It's been happening since Kill Bill, which became a very easy time to find all sorts of Shaw Bros. and Sonny Chiba movies. Master Of The Flying Guillotine got like two or three different DVD releases between production and final release of the Kill Bills.
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post #267 of 277

"Spock... I believe... I'm in love with Sharon Tate."

post #268 of 277

"Does this docking bay say dead Klingon storage?"

 

God, I'm dumb.

 

So, would this not count as his tenth movie, then?  I like the idea of him doing stupid shit to circumvent his own plan.

post #269 of 277
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"Spock... I believe... I'm in love with Sharon Tate."

City of Angels on the Edge of Forever
post #270 of 277

So weird. Tarantino has been orbiting around doing a franchise entry, from Halloween to James Bond, his whole career. Never expected Star Trek. 

post #271 of 277
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So, would this not count as his tenth movie, then? 

 

If it's after the Manson one, I'd tally it as #11.

post #272 of 277

Kill Bill is one movie, Molt! H8ful 8!  It's all right there for those of us clever enough to decipher the man's dizzying code.

post #273 of 277

Well by that logic I suppose there was just one POLICE ACADEMY film broken up into seven chapters? And then I guess Mahoney just vanishes in the middle of it for no good reason. Fine, I'll go with it.

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Well by that logic I suppose there was just one POLICE ACADEMY film broken up into seven chapters? And then I guess Mahoney just vanishes in the middle of it for no good reason. Fine, I'll go with it.

 

I've been saying this for YEARS!  Finally, validation.

post #275 of 277
star blech ugh what a waste
post #276 of 277

A Tarantino STAR TREK film?  I'd love to see it.  I suspect we won't. 

post #277 of 277
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So weird. Tarantino has been orbiting around doing a franchise entry, from Halloween to James Bond, his whole career. Never expected Star Trek. 

This Yellow King Film Boys channel is pretty funny. He posted this bit of an interview where Tarantino talked about Star Trek when he was doing the rounds for Hateful Eight, (it's from the Nerdist Podcast) some site picked up on it again, then they all picked up on it again. That channel is also why there's been a bunch of articles lately about Tarantino not likely Netflix, even though its also from an old interview.

It's too bad nobody every picked up on that interview with Pedro Almodóvar where he talked about wanting to do a Deadpool movie with him and Tarantino writing and directing it together. That sounds like it'd be pretty fucking crazy. Still surprised I naver saw a million articles about that.
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