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Despite the boycott against Quentin Tarantino that continues to make headlines, The Weinstein Company is moving full steam ahead with the upcoming release of “The Hateful Eight,” the director’s new Western that looks to be nothing short of a bloody (literally) masterpiece. The movie stars Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Demian Bichir, Channing Tatum and more, though the film’s real star looks to be DP Bob Richardson and his gorgeous 70mm cinematography.
The film’s official synopsis is relatively simple — “In post-Civil War Wyoming, eight travelers try to find shelter during a blizzard but get involved in a plot of betrayal and deception. Will they survive?” — but the trailer guarantees a more complex dilemma, full of gun-slinging conflict and plenty of trademark Tarantino monologues.
“The Hateful Eight” begins its 70mm road tour on Christmas Day before opening in theaters nationwide on January 8.