Quentin Tarantino is named Director Of Our Lifetime in the 200th issue of Total Film magazine: a cinematic extravaganza celebrating the last 15 years in movies.
Inside, we talk at length with QT about his incredibly influential career, and during the course of our chat he dropped an intriguing nugget of info surrounding his latest movie, claiming that Django Unchained might be Part 2 of an unofficial trilogy, which began with Inglourious Basterds…
The photoset you never knew you needed until now: Leonardo DiCaprio throwing a lobster over the railing of a yacht.
The 3D version of the film is “extraordinary,” says Winslet, who has only seen 17 minutes of it. “I was literally like, ‘Oh my god, make it stop! Is that me? Oh my god, that’s me. Block my ears, somebody! Somebody club out my senses. Make it (expletive) stop!’” exclaims the star, waving her hands in front of her eyes. “And Leo looks so young and so skinny!” she gushes in a baby voice. The on-screen lovers, she says, have remained “closer than ever,” but “we definitely won’t” be having any sort of Titanic reunion. “No, we’ll just sit around going, ‘Can you (expletive) believe this? Isn’t this weird?’”
“Yeah. I do want to direct. And if I did direct, I would try to have the same no-bullshit approach to it as Clint [Eastwood] and his crew have. Seriously, there are no frills on his set. It’s a small, tight-knit crew” - GQ Australia’ February/March 2012
When DiCaprio waffled about signing to play Jack, and both actors were at the Cannes Film Festival, Winslet discovered where DiCaprio was staying, slipped out of a press junket and collared him in his hotel room. “I was thinking, ‘I’m going to persuade him to do this, because I’m not doing it without him, and that’s all there is to it,’” she says. “‘I will have him.’ Because he is fucking brilliant. He’s a fucking genius, and that was absolutely why.”