Quentin Tarantino may again be stirring up talk about his seemingly imminent — and oft-hinted-at — retirement, but the filmmaker behind such modern classics as “Pulp Fiction” and “Reservoir Dogs” still has plenty to say about his craft, and hopefully that’s not going to change even if his actual employment status does.
At the currently ongoing Adobe MAX conference (dubbed the “creativity conference” by the tech giant), Tarantino recently took to the stage for a 25-minute chat and Q&A about the state of both filmmaking and technology and the ways in which they continue to intersect. Tarantino was characteristically chatty, reflective and compelling, and was in a good enough mood that even he — an outspoken cinephile and obvious lover of the big screen experience — admitted there are a few things worse than watching a film on an iPhone.
A few. Not a lot.
The Oscar winner also offered up some solid advice to budding filmmakers looking to get into the game. Perhaps the best bit of advice that Tarantino doled out is the toughest kind to hear: “Not every movie needs to be made. Not every movie should be made.” Check out the talk below: