Quotes by: Quentin Tarantino
None of my costume designers have ever been nominated for an Oscar 'cause I don't do period movies that have ball scenes with a hundred extras in them.
There is such a thing as my kind of actor, and how well they pull off my dialogue is a very, very important part of it.
I've always thought John Travolta is one of the greatest movie stars Hollywood has ever produced.
I think we spent 60-something million on 'Hateful Eight,' which is actually more than I wanted to spend, but we had weather problems. And I wanted to make it good.
I have a lot of Chinese fans who buy my movies on the street and watch them, and I'm OK with it. I'm not OK with it in other places, but if the government's going to censor me, then I want the people to see it in any way they can.
When I'm writing something, I try not to get analytical about it as I'm doing it, as I'm writing it.
I have loved movies as the number one thing in my life so long that I can't ever remember a time when I didn't.
My parents said, Oh, he's going to be a director someday. I wanted to be an actor.
I do feel that I need to do at least one more Western - I think you need to make three Westerns to call yourself a Western director.
I like it when somebody tells me a story, and I actually really feel that that's becoming like a lost art in American cinema.
I don't really consider myself an American filmmaker like, say, Ron Howard might be considered an American filmmaker. If I'm doing something and it seems to me to be reminiscent of an Italian giallo, I'm gonna to do it like an Italian giallo.
I don't believe you should stay onstage until people are begging you to get off. I like the idea of leaving them wanting a bit more.
If I wasn't a film-maker, I'd be a film critic. It's the only thing I'd be qualified to do.
I had so much fun doing Django, and I love westerns so much that after I taught myself how to make one, it's like, 'OK, now let me make another one now that I know what I'm doing.'
As a viewer, the minute I start getting confused, I check out of the movie. Emotionally, I'm severed.
Movies are my religion and God is my patron. I'm lucky enough to be in the position where I don't make movies to pay for my pool. When I make a movie, I want it to be everything to me; like I would die for it.
I want do a Mandarin language movie. It'll probably be the next movie I do after the one I do next.
I wasn't trying to top Pulp Fiction with Jackie Brown. I wanted to go underneath it and make a more modest character study movie.