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Pulp Fiction Turns 20: Here's Who Almost Got Cast

UpdatePosted 10/16/2014 12:35PM

Pulp Fiction Turns 20: Meg Ryan, Daniel Day-Lewis and More Stars Who Almost Acted in the Cult Hit

Originally posted 10/14/2014 05:25PM

Don't be a square, it's time to celebrate Pulp Fiction's 20th anniversary. Quentin Tarantino's frenzied, gory and utterly unique cult masterpiece still delights fans two decades after its release – but would the film hold as much weight if rom-com staple Meg Ryan played Mia Wallace instead of Uma Thurman?

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How Did Quentin Tarantino's New Script Get Leaked? | Quentin Tarantino

How Did Quentin Tarantino's New Script Get Leaked?

Originally posted 01/22/2014 01:10PM

Quentin Tarantino has killed what was slated to be his newest project, an ensemble Western called The Hateful Eight, after the script was leaked.

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Love Fest as A-List Couples Hit Vanity Fair Oscar Party | Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner

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Jennifer Garner 'Looks Adoringly' at Husband Ben Affleck After Oscar Win

Originally posted 02/26/2013 07:00AM

Following the Academy Awards on Sunday, Graydon Carter's Vanity Fair after-party at the Sunset Tower Hotel was the place to be.

Arriving shortly after 11 p.m., Jennifer Aniston and fiancé Justin Theroux relaxed at the Tower Bar where a jazz combo performed.

Aniston chatted with Molly Sims but Theroux was never far. The couple was inseparable, smiling and laughing as the night went on. Aniston looked like she was having a ball and so happy in her red Valentino gown.

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Django Unchained Review: The First Hour Is Brilliant. What About the Rest?

Django Unchained Review: The First Hour Is Brilliant

Originally posted 12/15/2012 09:40AM

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I'll be honest, I've been nervous about Django Unchained for months. On the one hand, I feared that Quentin Tarantino's foray in the antebellum south would give him license to indulge his n-word fetish. (The man thinks he has a ghetto pass, and is clearly unwilling to accept that they don't exist.)

Or, I thought, Django could be an Inglourious Basterds for black people, the feel-good slave-revenge movie of the year. It turns out I was right on both counts – except maybe that "feel good" business.

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Who Was Nominated for a Golden Globe? | Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Golden Globe Nominations Shine on Lincoln, Argo and Big Bang Theory

Originally posted 12/13/2012 09:15AM

Time to start the party: Thursday morning brought good news to Tinseltown – with the announcement of the Golden Globe nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Among the major names topping the list – nominees were announced by Megan Fox, Ed Helms and Jessica Alba – are such favorites as Anne Hathaway and Sally Field (for their respective supporting roles in Les Misérables and Lincoln), Nicole Kidman (for HBO's Hemingway and Gellhorn and the film The Paperboy), Leonardo DiCaprio (for his supporting role in Django Unchained) and Argo director Ben Affleck, who'll compete in that category along with Kathryn Bigelow, for Zero Dark Thirty; Ang Lee, for Life of Pi; Steven Spielberg, for Lincoln; and Quentin Tarantino, for Django Unchained.

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Christoph Waltz Injured on Set of Quentin Tarantino Film

Christoph Waltz Injured on Set of Quentin Tarantino Film

Originally posted 09/30/2011 05:00PM

Christoph Waltz should be celebrating the New York Film Festival premiere of Carnage, but instead, he is dealing with injuries from Django Unchained.

The Academy Award-winning actor, 54, who costarred in Inglourious Basterds and Water for Elephants, was hurt on the set of Quentin Tarantino's latest movie, Waltz's rep confirms to PEOPLE.

"Christoph Waltz was injured while training with his horse in preparation for his role," the rep says in a statement. "Waltz is currently being treated for a dislocated pelvic bone and is looking forward to getting back in the saddle."

The film's production schedule has not changed, and Waltz is expected to fully recover.

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It's a Glorious Day for the Basterds | Christoph Waltz, Quentin Tarantino

It's a Glorious Day for the Basterds

Originally posted 02/02/2010 07:00PM

Quentin, meet Oscar.

"Wow! This honor gives me such tremendous satisfaction," writer-director Quentin Tarantino said in a statement after his World War II drama Inglourious Basterds picked up eight Academy Awards nods – including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay – on Tuesday morning.

While the ensemble cast includes Brad Pitt and Diane Kruger, Austrian actor Christoph Waltz earned a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his performance as a diabolical, and multilingual, Nazi officer.

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Brad Pitt Keeps Fresh with Baby Wipes, Reveals Costar

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Brad Pitt Keeps Fresh with Baby Wipes, Reveals Costar

Originally posted 06/02/2009 11:00AM

While filming Quentin Tarantino's movie about World War II, Inglourious Basterds, superdad Brad Pitt offered up some unconventional hygiene tips for his sometimes smelly costars.

"He shared that when you're sweating and don't have time to take a shower, you just take a baby wipe and rub it under your armpits," Pitt's costar and pal Eli Roth told PEOPLE at Saturday's Spike TV Guys Choice 2009 in Los Angeles, set to air on the cable network June 21 at 10 p.m.

"After a scene, Brad had to get next to me for a close-up shot, and he said, 'Damn, you're ripe,' " recalls Roth, 37. "I said, 'I didn’t have time to shower.' He said, 'Baby wipes, man, baby wipes.' "

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Brad Pitt to Compete in Cannes – Again

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Brad Pitt to Compete in Cannes – Again

Originally posted 04/02/2009 07:00AM

Brad Pitt is going to Cannes – and means to win.

The star's WWII action film, the intentionally misspelled Inglourious Basterds, has been invited to this year's May 13-24 Cannes Film Festival, and the film's director, Quentin Tarantino, has not only accepted the call, Variety reports, he's agreed to allow the picture into competition.

The trade paper further reports that Tarantino has promised the Weinstein Company and Universal that his Dirty Dozen-style adventure about Jewish-American commandos battling Nazis will be ready in May. The movie is scheduled to open to the public Aug. 21.

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