Mark Manuel

‘Calling Me Tarantino Of India Is Like Calling Tiger Shroff Bruce Lee Of India'

He was nattily dressed in a black tweed jacket with leather patches on the elbows. Scarcely the indoor attire for Mumbai. "I have a fetish for jackets," he said defensively, noticing my look. He is like a character from his films. Good-looking in an unkempt, don't care-ish way. Somewhat emotional, dark and extreme. But with a dazzling smile. And he smiled even when narrating the battle he had just lost...
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The Unmaking Of America: What Tarantino And Salinger Have In Common

In many ways, Quentin Tarantino is the Salinger of cinema of our times, universally celebrated and spoken about. But now, the entire generation of cinema connoisseurs who have grown up on his work, who have looked up to him as their personal rockstar-prophet are now wondering which the direction his body of work is growing towards. It has been some years since a Tarantino film came out and the reviewers made any credible sense of it.