Just Stop, You’re Never Going to Cancel Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino is a great director. Film critic Leslie Lee III of the Struggle Session podcast has said any director who has done at least two good movies is a legend, and by all accounts with Once Upon A Time in Hollywood Quentin Tarantino has made nine. Maybe eight, but be nice to Death Proof.

I don’t think Tarantino is the best director of all time, though he’s definitely in that conversation, but even his worst movie is a good way to spend an evening.

When you see that, you’re going to have a good time.

Because people are the way they are, a lot of people want to bring him down. Usually this takes the form of saying Tarantino is a bad person. Maybe because of how he portrayed Bruce Lee.

Or maybe it’s because of the time Uma Thurman was injured on set on Kill Bill.

Keep in mind Uma Thurman said he did the right thing in the wake of the accident.

Some people who are playing the game on hard mode even try to say Tarantino isn’t a good filmmaker when he’s clearly a top-tier talent.

I love the word “problematic” in modern usage because it now means “anything I don’t like and don’t want to explain why I don’t like it.” It’s just a way of following the crowd and saying “I unquestioningly accept your thesis that something is bad.”

There was also this tweet:

Which is basically the same as this tweet:

But back to Tarantino. Here’s why you’re not going to cancel him no matter how many times people say the n-word in his movies because his movies are all great. I just rewatched Inglourious Basterds last night, it’s insanely good. The night before I watched the 3 1/2 hour cut of The Hateful Eight, and honestly, it went by a lot faster than Avengers: Endgame.

At the end of the day, people like good movies, and Quentin Tarantino makes good movies. You can be the hipster douchebag who says Tarantino isn’t even that good, but you know he is. You know, deep in your heart of hearts, that Sophia Coppola will never be as good as Quentin Tarantino. And everyone knows it.

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4 years ago

lol @ this article The author is so needlessly defensive. Like, we get it, you are a stan and have linked your personal identity to Tarantino and his movies, so any criticism makes you mad because it feels personal. Also, you are a dummy that uses SJW and “virtue signalling” unironically, we get it. Chill. It’s freshman film students and hipsters who think Tarantino is a genius or a great director, btw. imo he’s just all right. Just okay. Nothing special. And he’s definitely not included in a greatest directors debate, not even in passing comment or afterthought, lol. Also… Read more »

4 years ago
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Leslee is a black leftist who likes movies. He’s of the Angela Davis feminist arm, so putting him next to the I hate SJW’s crowd is hilarious. Maybe you’re just not very smart or creative?

2 years ago

He is a douchebag and his movies are mediocre at best.