Just How Quentin Tarantino Steals from Other Films

Just How Quentin Tarantino Steals from Other Films

“Good music artists copy, great musicians take,” goes a line we frequently attribute to Pablo Picasso — also those of us who understand little of Picasso’s work and absolutely nothing associated with the work from where he might or might not have taken. Quentin Tarantino’s form of the line adds another observation artists that are about great ” they don’t really do homages.” The manager of Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, and Jackie Brown may well have talked those terms in frustration, the frustration of getting their every photo described as an “homage” for some element or other of cinema history. Continue reading “Just How Quentin Tarantino Steals from Other Films”