Genres Quentin Tarantino Needs to Tackle Next

Dec 24, 2012 Comments

Time is running out. Quentin Tarantino has been making movies for 20 years, but recently he’s indicated that he wants to quit the film business -- at least as far as directing is concerned. Instead, he wants to focus his energies on writing “novels, film literature, film books and subtextual film criticism, things like that.” Tarantino is almost unique among film directors in that he likes to mix and match genres within the same movie. In Django Unchained, for example, he mixes a spaghetti Western (For a Few Dollars More) with an overheated Southern plantation drama (Mandingo). What genres are left for him to mix and match?

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