December 25, 2015 (Limited)
January 1, 2016
Rated R for strong bloody violence, a scene of violent sexual content, language and some graphic nudity
In "The Hateful Eight," set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh), race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as "The Hangman," will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter two strangers: Major Marquis Warren (Jackson), a black former union soldier turned infamous...
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Quention Tarantino is back doing his Quentin Tarantino thing, so obsessed with nostalgia that he insisted the film be released first on 70mm film and with such annoying things like forcing the audience to suffer through an overture (those things went away for a reason, Quentin) and extending the running time with an intermission, because why the fuck not, “I’m Quentin Tarantino.” The thing is, as usual, his 8th film, The Hateful Eight
, is still pretty goddamn good.
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