The Movie References Quentin Tarantino Used in The Hateful Eight

Quentin Tarantino is a master filmmaker who loves to cite old movies in his work and even reference his own work in his films, it’s a wonderful cycle that adds another layer inside a movie for film buffs to appreciate. Here are those references he made in his latest movie, The Hateful Eight.


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So if a filmmaker does something like this often enough, does it go from being an homage to your influences to lazily stealing cinematic techniques/postures/etc (i.e. down to a frame-by-frame copy but with a new wrapper) at some point? I don’t know the answer, but I keep seeing compilations like this and it seems like a valid question to discuss.