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  • Tyler [Last Name]
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    I noticed that Tarantino is in a bit of trouble recently. Now this topic may already exist on GD already, if it is, I’m sorry, but if not, what do you think? Is this a blessing or a curse for The Hateful Eight’s chances at the Oscars?

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    Will Quentin Tarantino hurt Oscar potential of ‘The Hateful Eight’?

    We were talking about this in the above thread.

    It always amazes me when telling the truth is a controversy.

    “In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act”

    George Orwell

     
    “Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth”
    “A foolish faith in authority is the worst enemy of truth”

     
    Albert Einstein                                   

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    I hope it helps. He got a lot of flack (deserved, I think) for dismissing black critics in an interview with Bret Easton Ellis, so publicly standing up for black lives was a step in the right direction.

    Unfortunately, the academy is sometimes pretty tone-deaf when it comes to race, so they might not like Tarantino “stirring up shit,” like one secret academy member was quoted as saying about “I can’t breathe” shirts at a “Selma” premiere.

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    You know the people who are going to come up the smeer campaigns for this movie are hackling over their keyboards like a witch hackling over her cauldron.

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    Kyle Bailey
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    This is almost word for word the same thread as this one 

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    I hope it helps. He got a lot of flack (deserved, I think) for dismissing black critics in an interview with Bret Easton Ellis, so publicly standing up for black lives was a step in the right direction.

    Unfortunately, the academy is sometimes pretty tone-deaf when it comes to race, so they might not like Tarantino “stirring up shit,” like one secret academy member was quoted as saying about “I can’t breathe” shirts at a “Selma” premiere.

    Well, I didnt care for everything he said, but I do agree that skin colour is irrelevant, at least when it comes to Tarantino. I agree with Antoine Fuqua, who has said that Quentin doesnt have a racist bone in his body. If I didnt, I’d be challenged about seeing any of his movies…and I’ve seen them all. Lol.

    Btw Daniel, do you recall our conversation about Armond White? Long time ago…..

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