“This morning I spoke to an industry friend who’s seen Vice (and who thinks it’s brilliant and mesmerizing in an atmospheric, non-linear, Lebowski sort of way) and says that Anderson, currently mixing the film at Skywalker Sound, doesn’t really want to subject Vice to Cannes and would rather take his time and tinker around over the summer and then unveil it in Telluride/Venice/Toronto.”—
Re: Tarantino and the whole "Hateful Eight" situation
Yeah, it sucks that he’s not going to make the movie now. Maybe he will down the road, but whatever.
The thing that sticks out to me is the fact that he’s thinking of either turning the screenplay into a novel or just publishing the screenplay as is in a book format. That’s a great idea, but Tarantino should go one step further. He should just open the drawer of unfinished stuff/unproduced screenplays and put it all out as a book. Tarantino has mentioned that he’s had so many ideas for films before, but the ideas just vanished. Maybe he put something onto paper, maybe he didn’t, but if he did and he feels comfortable enough to share, put it all out there in a book. Basically, Tarantino should do a Taschen style book of his archives. Just wipe the creative slate clean and start fresh again.
I thought about this other day because I was on Tinder (because I want to see if people I work with were on Tinder; instead I saw Mindy Kaling and people who were 5’7”) and it’s like unless you make some bitchy comment in your profile, nobody knows what your diet restrictions are like. Like they need a Vegan/Vegetarian dating site, but not exactly this.