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Quentin Tarintino's 2015 Western/Mystery film. Nominated for several Academy Awards and winning for "Best Original Score" (Ennio Morricone). Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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What's the meaning of this dialogue about trees in The Hateful Eight?

What's the meaning of the following dialogue in The Hateful Eight? "...for no more a reason than to give a n**** a run for the trees." "I made them trees." I can't figure out what the word '...
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Why does Chris Mannix hate Joe Gage?

There was no interaction between Chris and Joe save for when Chris went to get Joe to share his Brandy, which Joe did, in the deleted cut. What would make Chris hate Joe and call him Ugly during the ...
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Why does John Ruth dislike the coffee? [duplicate]

When John Ruth enters the cabin in The Hateful Eight he tries the coffee, he reacts, immediately spitting out the coffee and throwing it on the floor complaining about how awful it is. I'm not sure ...
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Is there a precedent for the way the Lincoln Letter was used in The Hateful Eight?

"Ole Mary Todd's calling, so I guess it must be time for bed." This was such a great device, I'm wondering if it was purely a Tarantino invention or if he grabbed the idea from a previous book or ...
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In 'The Hateful Eight', Why is Minnie's Haberdashery's called that?

Not being American nor British, I had never heard the word 'Haberdashery' used before watching The Hateful Eight. Now, Haberdashery is a Haberdasher's store, and a Haberdasher is according to ...
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Rear projection effect in The Hateful Eight

Do you think that the rear projection effect used in the movie The Hateful Eight during the ride to Red Rock was used just due to economical reasons or was meant as some sort of a stylistic effect?
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How come the coffee initially tasted awful

During the part of The Hateful Eight that showed what happened before, I missed the part that explained why the coffee tasted so awful. What did I miss?
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Who or what could be considered a MacGuffin in The Hateful Eight?

In The Hateful Eight, can Daisy Domergue be considered a MacGuffin? The story is about the attempt to save her, but the "story starter" could be Marquis Warren, because the watcher follows him during ...
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Tim Roth acting in The Hateful Eight

In The Hateful Eight, the acting of Tim Roth (before the character switch) is very similar to the acting of Christoph Waltz, his miming and his way to speak reminds Dr. King Shultz from Django ...
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Why did Warren treat the old General Sanford that way?

The general in The Hateful Eight seemed to be the least dangerous of the men present in the room (and eventually turned out that way, too). So why did Warren kill him then? Was Warren merely trying ...
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Does “The Hateful Eight” belong to the Tarantino Universe?

It is well known that the majority of Tarantino movies are set in the same fictional Universe. I just wonder what are, if any, the cross-references that make "The Hateful Eight" part of the same ...
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Animals on movie sets - the cat in The Hateful Eight

In The Hateful Eight, chapter five, when a few more people arrive at Minnie's Haberdashery we can see a cat wandering around. It is most likely that they didn't kill him, and that he is hiding for ...
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Why is The Hateful Eight billed as Tarantino's Eighth movie? [duplicate]

As far as movies he's directed, I count at least ten (in no particular order): Reservoir Dogs Pulp Fiction Jackie Brown Kill Bill vol. 1 Kill Bill vol. 2 Four Rooms Grindhouse Django Unchained ...
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Why isn't it called “The Hateful Nine”?

I gather that John Ruth's driver O.B. is not considered one of the "hateful eight," but he is present for all of the film's events and seems as much a part of the story as any of the others. I like ...
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Question about Oswaldo's background in The Hateful Eight

We learn throughout the film that Oswaldo was a "gangster", pretending to be the new hangman in town. When Chris Mannix asked him about the hanging of the man who had shot the sheriff that Mannix is ...
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What are the content differences between the 70mm 'Roadshow' print, and the wide distribution digital release?

The Hateful Eight is being released in two formats. Currently, a 70mm "Roadshow" edition is screening in limited theatres, and in a week, a different cut of the film is being released to wide ...
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What is this deleted scene from the Hateful Eight?

From the Hateful Eight trailer, I have seen this image which seems to have been deleted from the final film: What was this scene about? And how does it fit into the overall story of the film?
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In the Hateful Eight, is this character lying?

In The Hateful Eight, we learn around the middle of the film that Could it be possible that Marquis Warren also lied to General Sandy Smithers I saw the film in English with no subtitles, and they ...
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Understanding racial messages in The Hateful Eight

I have just seen Quentin Tarantino's latest film, The Hateful Eight. From this Vulture interview: Hateful Eight uses the Civil War as a backdrop, sort of like how The Good, the Bad and the Ugly ...
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Which are Tarantino’s eight films?

The Hateful Eight is an upcoming film by Quentin Tarantino. I remember reading somewhere that the title is a reference to not only the characters in the film, but also to this being his eighth movie. ...