THE INTERACTIVE FILM MAGAZINE
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Director Quentin Tarantino says he plans to retire after completing his 10th film, because he likes the idea of leaving audiences "wanting a bit more".
He told an audience at an event at the American Film Market in Santa Monica to promote his forthcoming film, the western The Hateful Eight: "I don't believe you should stay onstage until people are begging you to get off.
"I've got two more to go after this. I like that I will leave a 10-
Tarantino, 51, said directing was "a young man's game" and that he intended to spend the remainder of his career "writing plays and books".
But his comments drew light-
"What's Quentin going to do with himself if he's not doing this?" said Jackson, who stars in The Hateful Eight and worked with Tarantino on Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Django Unchained and Inglourious Basterds
Tarantino announced in January that he was putting The Hateful Eight on hold after its script was leaked online, but he reversed his decision later in the year, saying the film – about a group of outlaws left stranded by a blizzard – would be made after all.
Hunger Games tops box office
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 was the runaway winner on both sides of the Atlantic over its opening weekend of November 21-
Godfather’s mansion up for sale
The house used as the exterior for Vito Corleone’s sprawling Long Island estate in The Godfather is up for sale for just under $3 million (£1.8 million). Actually located on Staten Island in New York, the five bedroom, seven bathroom home, built in 1930 in the English Tudor style, was selected after location scouts failed to anywhere on Long Island itself suitable to depict the Godfather’s mansion.
Leviathan triumphs at LFF
Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan, the tragic tale of conflict between a man and a corrupt system in a Russian town, won Best Film at the 58th BFI London Film Festival.Sameena Jabeen Ahmed won the Best British Newcomer award for her role in Catch Me Daddy.
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