The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight

DVD - 2016
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A stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. Bounty hunter John Ruth and his fugitive Daisy race toward the town of Red Rock, where Ruth will bring Daisy to justice. Losing their lead on the blizzard, they seek refuge at Minnie's, a stagecoach stopover on a mountain pass. When they arrive at Minnie's, they are greeted not by the proprietor but by four unfamiliar faces. As the storm overtakes the mountainside stopover, our travelers come to learn they may not make it to Red Rock.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
Branch Call Number: DVD HATEFUL 1DISC
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (168 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
4 3/4 in
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1
widescreen (2.76:1),24 fps
NTSC
video file,DVD video,Region 1

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Shot on 70mm film by Robert Richardson.
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mJJLnk7
May 01, 2020

What Reservoir Dogs may have been trying to be. Best Tarantino film since Mama Tiger reunited with her daughter.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Nov 26, 2019

Aptly titled, the 8th movie by Quinton Tarantino, provides an intriguing atmosphere & some tense & interesting character dynamics. The score roars throughout & the main theme matches the building tone of the plot. Some time is spent amidst the vista of harsh winter on rugged terrain. Though, most of the story takes place in interiors: a stagecoach, a barn & a cabin - very realistic seeming set design that immersed me in the post Civil War time period of the movie. It is in these places that characters interact- for better or worse- & their histories are revealed. I enjoyed how the script interweaved some of their backstories together. I also liked the shots from a bird’s eye view, looking down on the characters, through rafters, & deep focus following a character’s perspective. Plus, a subtle & literal use of Chekhov’s gun. If I had to criticize one major thing, it would be a hope for a bit more heart over Tarantino’s signature dramatization of violence. Also, Jennifer Jason Leigh’s portrayal of her character was brilliant & layered. This movie swells with mystery, building up to an enthralling climax. I would recommend for fans of Westerns and/or character/dialogue-driven movies. 3.5/5 stars. @reviewperson of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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aaropender
Mar 04, 2019

This movie's great fun. Give it a go some evening, when the snow's high, the wind screams and tears, and the drink warms.

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ianballinger96
Feb 28, 2019

Generally called one of Tarantino's works that didn't hit the mark, but I love it.

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1130pearl
Feb 22, 2019

Good, but definitely not one of Quentin's best works.

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atfrancis
Oct 13, 2018

Classic Tarantino - lots of over the top blood and gore with a rollicking good story woven in.

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Coeding
Aug 30, 2018

Stupid movie.............Just another Tarantino wannabe... Sat through it once, never again...

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reginator_22
Jul 29, 2018

Great film, a little long, but I feel like this is a Reservoir Dogs western.

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Eldon2
May 05, 2018

As a writer and director of movies, no one is better at character developement than Quentin Tarantino. The problem with this one, and many other Tarantino projects, is the story. His stories always start out good, and then it's like he just get's bored and quits. I wish Mr. Tarantino would find another writer-storyteller he could conspire with.

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ginafeil
Jan 31, 2018

A blizzard keeps eight strangers seeking shelter at a lodge, but each have to survive more that just the storm.

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reginator_22
Jul 29, 2018

Minnie Mink: Hey, Dave, ask me if my ass is fat!

Sweet Dave: What?

Minnie Mink: Ask me if my ass is fat!

Sweet Dave: It is.

Minnie Mink: I said ask me.

Sweet Dave: Why?

Minnie Mink: Just do it!

Sweet Dave: Is your ass fat?

Minnie Mink: Oui. Look at that y'all, I can speak French.

britprincess1ajax May 03, 2016

"One of them fellas is not what he says he is."

britprincess1ajax May 03, 2016

"I want us to work out a signal system of communication. When I elbow you real hard in the face, that means shut up."

britprincess1ajax May 03, 2016

"That's the problem with old men. You can kick 'em down the stairs and say it's an accident, but you can't just shoot 'em."

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jimg2000
Apr 14, 2016

Pages and pages of quotes in IMDb already:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3460252/trivia?tab=qt&ref_=tt_trv_qu

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reginator_22
Jul 29, 2018

Violence: Blood and gun violence.

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reginator_22
Jul 29, 2018

Coarse Language: Lots of bad language used.

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