Friday, June 23, 2006

Tarantino and Rodriguez Talk GRINDHOUSE

Next year's GRINDHOUSE sounds like an exploitation fan's wet dream. The flick will feature one hour films directed by both Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez with faux trailers for other exploitation -- or grindhouse -- flicks thrown in the mix. Entertainment Weekly has an interview with the two as they talk about genre films they love, how the project came about, and (thank god) dismiss the notion that exploitation flicks are crap or badfilm. Here's a quick snippet...

So is the point of Grind House for the two of you to make the best ''crappy'' movie you can?
TARANTINO You're bringing all the judgment there. That's your adjective. I never use the term crap. Ever! These are not so-bad-they're-good movies. I love this stuff! And that's what we want to re-create. For lack of a better word, we want Grind House to be a ride. I think we could both go out with our movies and have them stand on their own. But what's so good about this is it's two movies, and trailers, and bad prints, and if a little bit of gang violence breaks out in the theater, all the better! It just makes the whole experience more interactive!

Read the whole interview here. (Thanks to WP Tandy for the link.)

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