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United States filmmaker (born in 1963)

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Whether Shakespearean or Tarantinoesque, or maybe even Hitchcockian, at least movies such as "Slevin" approach entertainment as a form of active intelligence.
The plot follows a Quentin Tarantinoesque director called Bruce Delimitri, the subject of a controversial Oscar win.
Even the hapless Search and Destroy copped a Tarantinoesque antic belligerence.
CRAVING ETHIOPIAN, the novelist Michael Chabon-plaid shirt and jeans, man purse made from upcycled inner tubes, signature locks cropped to where he might pass for some mere literary mortal and not the author of a half-dozen bestsellers--strolls up a busy sidewalk not far from the Oakland-Berkeley border, where he lives with his wire, author Ayelet Waldman, and their four kids, This scruffy stretch is the setting of Chabon's latest book, Telegraph Avenue, a Tarantinoesque romp following the struggles of two families, one black, one white, as a megastore threatens the husbands' vintage-vinyl shop, Brokeland Records, and a clash with an arrogant doctor lands the wives' midwifery practice in jeopardy.
Writer-director John McDonagh's comedy drama marries Hot Fuzz with his brother's In Bruges and Tarantinoesque banter to produce one of the year's best films.
Attempts to fill time through Tarantinoesque violent comedy and tough-guy bluster fall fiat, and some subtitled Italian mafiosi appear to have been reading their lines phonetically from cue cards.
Amores Perros: Acclaimed Mexican film reportedly boasts Bunuelian surrealism and a Tarantinoesque structure.
Writer-director John McDonagh's comedy drama marries Hot Fuzz with his brother's In Bruges and Tarantinoesque codphilosphical banter to produce one of the year's best films.
If Reyes had pushed his material in another direction, "Illegal Tender" could have come off as a very dark comedy, a Tarantinoesque romp (note the abundance of shapely hit-women) and/or a perversely edgy thriller with an Oedipal steak.
On the plus side, strong perfs and impassioned camerawork inject interest in the inhuman proceedings, which culminate in a violent finale of Tarantinoesque proportions, except that the bloodbath takes place off screen.