The Hateful Eight (2015)

the-hateful-eight-poster1The Hateful Eight is the uplifting tale of eight mean sons of bitches who find themselves stranded together during a blizzard at Minnie’s Haberdashery and take turns killing each other when they are not too busy reciting each others biographies.  The ensemble cast is headed up by Samuel L. Jackson as Gen. Marquis Warren, a former Union soldier whose now taken up bounty hunting, Kurt Russell (Escape from NY, The Fox and the Hound) as the vicious John ” The Hangman” Ruth.  Ruth is taking Daisy Domergue (played by the habitually abused Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hitcher, Heart of Midnight) into justice to be hanged.  The phenomenal Walton Goggins (The Shield, Justfied) plays as Chris Mannix, who dubiously claims to be the Sheriff and accompanies them to Minnie’s. Continue reading

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Django Unchained (2012)

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Quentin Tarantino gave us a new movie for Christmas (he did this once before with Jackie Brown)  last year, bless his heart.  It’s a western movie called Django Unchained.  It’s been obvious from Kill Bill and Inglourious Basterds that Quentin has had an itch up his ass to do a western and this is it.  I finally got to see this movie this past weekend (I’m a little late on the draw) and my feelings are mixed but mostly positive. Continue reading