A couple of weeks ago, we brought you a video of Quentin Tarantino's 20 Favorite Films since becoming a filmmaker in 1992. /Film dug up that the video was part of a larger group of segments for a special series on the British television channel Sky Movies to help promote the release of his new film Inglourious Basterds. Tarantino introduces and reviews films of his choice like There Will Be Blood, Sunshine, Taxi Driver, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, and even explores how his own film Death Proof, was his weakest critically and in the box-office.
Check out the videos, and let us know what you think!
Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood (2007):
Tarantino explores the opening sequence that could be it's own movie, Daniel Day Lewis' performance, and how his friendship with Anderson and this masterpiece upped his own game.
Danny Boyle's Sunshine (2007)
Tarantino rips apart the film's "disastrous third act," and how it managed to not completely ruin the movie, and it's unintentional martial arts reunion.
Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver (1976)
Tarantino explores the "greatest film of the 1970's," the story of Brian De Palma and Scorsese's friendly rivalry, and the film's controversial themes.
Quentin Tarantino talks about a Infamous Hollywood rumour about Martin Scorsese that legend has it, he threatened to murder a Holloywood Executive who wanted him to cut Taxi Driver... And how he got an R Rating without cutting anything out.
Robert Altman's McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Tarantino explains how the sound of the film's opening 20 minutes prevented him from watching the movie in it's entirety for years, and theorizes on character's unexplained backstories.
Tarantino's Death Proof (2007)
Tarantino opens up about how the film was received in different countries, how England absolutely hated it, and how it was his weakest performing film critically and in the box-office.