The Hateful Eight (2015)
Critic Consensus: The Hateful Eight offers another well-aimed round from Quentin Tarantino's signature blend of action, humor, and over-the-top violence -- all while demonstrating an even stronger grip on his filmmaking craft.
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as Maj. Marquis Warren
as John "The Hangman" Ruth
as Daisy Domergue
as Chris Mannix
as Oswaldo Mobray
as Joe Gage
as Gen. Sanford Smithers
as O.B. Jackson
as Homer Van Hootin
as Chester Charles Smithers
as Six-Horse Judy
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The Hateful Eight often feels more like a sadistic stage play than a movie. [Full review in Japanese]
It's surely the bleakest film of Tarantino's career, pronouncing a bitter verdict not only on America's past, but its present and future as well.
It's mannered, grandiose and self-indulgent, but in its own way absolutely expert. Aesthetic, even, if you like that.
Tarantino has returned to his first film's template - colourful characters, a single room, blood and betrayal - but this time in a framework that is deliberately designed for repeat viewing.
Audience Reviews for The Hateful Eight
A bounty hunter, his charge, and other sundry characters are stuck in a cabin. About an hour and a half of this nearly three-hour film is absolutely useless; the film could've started in the cabin and lost nothing, yet there is a long sequence of getting to the cabin and an equally pointless flashback scene that only adds a character inconsistency (if the owner of the cabin is so racist against Mexicans, why doesn't she mention it in the flashback?). And there's a useless voice-over, stupid chapter breaks, dumb monologues, and just a bunch of shit. Tarantino jerks off to visually striking panoramas, and it's just adorable that he gets to play with his new 70 mm toy. Overall, see this film only to see the absolute nadir of a once-great director's career (unless you count Kill Bill Vol. 1, which might be worse).
Waste of 65 except for the establishing shots.
How can anyone be so hateful with such a cinematically beautiful film? As one expects from a Tarantino film, "The Hateful Eight" is an over-the-top bloodbath, humorous in its depravity. However, it's mostly well-acted (ahem! Channing Tatum) with an engaging and unconventional mystery -- so hopefully one can excuse the Tarantinine excesses. It's good entertainment and purdy to look at, so I recon it's worth your while.
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