I’ve always been a fan of Quentin Tarantino, not only his movies but his actions in society. He’s extremely unique and talented at what he does and he continues to show that with his most recent film The Hateful Eight. What amazes me about The Hateful Eight is that it can hold your attention for almost three hours with only two sets and eight characters. Every performance is believable and the characters are all diverse and interesting in their own way.
There isn’t really a protagonist either. You spend most of the movie unsure about the characters motives and whether or not they’re actually who they say they are. It’s always fun seeing the personalities interact and try to figure out who is good and who is bad. Once you think you’ve figured something out a curveball is thrown your way. It isn’t all just a game of clue though as you’ll get all of the Quentin Tarantino gore that you crave.
The score also has to be mentioned. Usually Quentin Tarantino uses a soundtrack in his movies, but he went down a different road in The Hateful Eight…and it paid off. There are some very eerie tracks and the music blends so perfectly with the movie you don’t even realize it’s there. I always stress the importance of music in movies and I’m glad to say that add this to the many examples of how important it is.
I don’t want to go into any more specific details about the movie because you aren’t supposed to know much going in. If you like Quentin Tarantino you’ll like this movie, and if not… you’ll probably still like this movie.
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