BKV Talks Tarantino Talk
Plus, win a copy of QT's new book!
Hey, was your week filled with whiplash highs and lows? Mine sure was, but everything’s feeling more copacetic this Friday, thanks.
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This week, I wanted to briefly talk about an inescapable influence on my entire generation and beyond (for good and less so), filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, who I went to see speak last night at the Theater at Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.
No pics or recordings from inside as they made us Yondr-bag our phones, but I will be sharing some fun details from the talk, like which of Tarantino’s films he thinks he’ll show to his young children first.
I’ll also be giving away Cinema Speculations, QT’s new nonfiction book about the movies of the 1970s that he grew up loving.
If you’d like a shot at winning a copy, just let us know in this weekend’s private chat: What’s your favorite movie from the 1970s?
(Today, I’d go with The Conversation, narrowly edging out Barry Lyndon. But no shame if your favorite—or the ONLY movie from the 1970s you’ve ever seen—is Star Wars!)
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