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    ‘Django Unchained’; Quentin Tarantino sans Sally Menke

    Django Unchained Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino USA, 2012 If you ask a girl about the nuances of makeup, she’ll probably tell you that great technique is one where you barely notice the result. Ask a filmmaker about the nuances of editing and he or she will probably tell you the same. Ask Quentin […] More

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    Greatest Scenes From Quentin Tarantino Movies (part one)

    December is Tarantino Month here at SOS, and in the weeks leading up to the Christmas release of Django Unchained, we’ll be tackling the man’s entire career. Love him or hate him, the American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor has created some of the most iconic and memorable movie moments since he burst into […] More

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    ‘True Romance’ – Essential viewing

    True Romance Directed by Tony Scott Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino 1993, USA “Not since Bonnie and Clyde have two people been so good at being bad”. Written by one-of-a-kind Quentin Tarantino (Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction) and directed by Tony Scott (Top Gun, Hunger, Crimson Tide), True Romance is if anything consistently entertaining. This outlaw-lovers-on-the-run flick […] More

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    ‘The Expendables 2’ / ‘True Romance’

    If you’ve been following Sound on Sight for any length of time, you’ll know that, for all of our love and affection for arthouse and foreign film, not to mention documentaries, we love a good terrible action film. So we thought it might be fun to check in on Sylvester Stallone’s latest ensemble action pic, […] More

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    Meagan’s Awesome Movie Alphabet Posters

    The Tumblr round-up is a compilation of images, links, posters, stories, videos and so on, taken from the Sound On Sight Tumblr account. We simply do not have the man power nor time to write articles on every interesting movie related goody we find, so this is our way of still promoting some of the […] More

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    Tony Scott – Love ‘im or hate ‘im, it’ll be a long time before anyone forgets him

    In the late 1970s and 1980s, composer Giorgio Moroder was often accused of trying to replace the orchestral movie soundtrack with high-energy, synthesizer-heavy disco pop laid on with a trowel in movies like Thank God It’s Friday (1978), Flashdance (1983), Scarface (1983), and Top Gun (1986). I remember a magazine story on Moroder which quoted […] More

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    ‘True Romance’ – The Director’s Cut

      True Romance Directed by Tony Scott Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino 1993, USA “Not since Bonnie and Clyde have two people been so good at being bad”. Written by one-of-a-kind Quentin Tarantino (Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction) and directed by Tony Scott (Top Gun, Hunger, Crimson Tide), True Romance is if anything consistently entertaining. This outlaw-lovers-on-the-run […] More

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    Top Ten Mexican Standoffs

    Summer blockbuster season is a perfect time for the movie fans to show their true colors. For some, the appeal strikes with a comic book inspired action movie, as in Iron Man 2. For others, it might be a laugh-out-loud high concept comedy, as in Get Him to the Greek. But for cult geeks like […] More