American basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has accused Once Upon a Time in Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino of portraying Bruce Lee in a "sloppy and somewhat racist" way in the film. Kareem was a friend to the late martial artist and actor.
In our new bi-weekly series called 'You know you are watching...,' we take a look at the moviemaking styles of directors across the world. In the first edition, we dissect Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino's formula of making a film.
Bruce Lee's daughter Shannon Lee had blasted Quentin Tarantino for depicting her late father as a caricature in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Mike Moh plays the role of Lee in the film, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in the lead.
Quentin Tarantino's ninth film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood recently premiered in Los Angeles. Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Quentin Tarantino among others were photographed in attendance.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan in an interview given to a leading television channel has expressed his fear that if changes are not made in Indian cinema, then, there is a possibility that it might be taken over by Hollywood even at the local level.Though change is coming to the industry with newbies entering it, the actor said if one looks at the issue from a global perspective, then a majority of the popular films have been the Hollywood ones, and India is the only country where local cinema does better than international cinema.Quoting Hollywood film director Quentin Tarantino, he added that the reason for local movies to survive is stardom.But the star also believes that stardom in this country, whether for a director or an actor, is like watching a football match. So, as long as the star system is retained in this country; it will be sometime before international cinema takes over.He said the time is not far when international films will compete with local cinema.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Indian film producer and director Kiran Rao, who was seen at the special screening of 'Hateful Eight' in Mumbai, was very nervous before watching the film as she feels scared of violent movies. Kiran also said that she would never make any such films because it is not her forte.The special screening of the film also saw the presence of Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap who said that he loves to watch Quentin Tarantino's movies and the way he features his thoughts in the film.'Hateful Eight' is an American Western mystery film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino.The film stars Samuel L. Jackson and Kurt Russell along with others.