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RODRIGUEZ v. TARANTINO


#1

Who wins?

  • Rodriguez
  • Tarantino

0 voters

Okay, I think they’re both great directors. But who do you think is the better writer?



My vote would go to TARANTINO becuz RODRIGUEZ’s dialouge can sometimes be “corny” and predictable.



But I have no direction problems with them.





[color=Red]SIN CITY APRIL 1ST


#2

QT no question.


#3

[quote=“MiaRose”]
QT no question.
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Yes!!! ;D

#4

I think Tarantino is better than Rodriguez in everyway film making-wise!



I think QT’s dialogue is much better (witty, poetic, natural). Rodriguez asks QT for advice when writing dialogue, this basically tells all. I also think the way QT films is also better. QT has some really cool shots in his films and sometimes the camera placement in RR’s films can become borring. (Am I right in saying the scenes Rodriguez directed in Pulp Fiction were also quite plain and boring?) Don’t get me wrong, Rodriguez is a brilliant director, and I like his style, I just prefer QT. I also prefer the characters QT thinks up rather than those that RR does. I like the fact that there is quite a bit of Leone in RR’s work, obviously he is a big fan (like QT). RR also uses some great music in his work, it just seems that RR experiments a bit too much now in his films and his style is always changing. I think he is just having fun with all the new technology.



One aspect I feel RR is better is in terms of making music. I think Rodriguez is a fuckin brilliant composer, his music from his own films and Kill Bill were breathtaking. I seriously think Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez can become the new Sergio Leone and Ennio Morricone. I hope RR scores Inglorious Bastards (seen as it will be QT’s spaghetti western, and RR can make some good Spaghetti western-type music).



So answer… Quentin Tarantino


#5

yea, RR’s dialouge in films needs more polishing


#6

I don’t to add more after Ify. I think he has said everything which in my mind too. So I prefer QT, and even RR tries to do like him (he asked advices for dialogues, wants to do trunk shots, to play with actors already in QT universe, and so on…)



But let me ask a question,
[quote=“Ify”]
Am I right in saying the scenes Rodriguez directed in Pulp Fiction were also quite plain and boring?
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I don’t remember exactly which scenes RR directed in PF ?


#7

[quote=“cyber-lili”]
I don’t to add more after Ify. I think he has said everything which in my mind too. So I prefer QT, and even RR tries to do like him (he asked advices for dialogues, wants to do trunk shots, to play with actors already in QT universe, and so on…)



But let me ask a question, I don’t remember exactly which scenes RR directed in PF ?
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Robert Rodriguez directed all the scenes that Quentin Tarantino was in


#8

allright, thx Ify, I will watch the scenes then and I can’t pronounce myself on them !


#9

[quote=“Ify”]
Robert Rodriguez directed all the scenes that Quentin Tarantino was in
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So RODRIGUEZ actually directed the BONNIE SITUATION?


#10

why isn’t it on the trivia track?


#11

I definitely prefer QT but I think SIN CITY might be RR’s PULP FICTION. I really like how RR knows how to produce cost efficient movies with tons of style and also is open to experimenting with new technology. I really hopes RR gets more recognition during his career and hopefully, SIN CITY will give him that needed boost.


#12

did Rodriguez direct one of the suites in Four Rooms? Out of the four, there was only one with a bed that I would sleep in. It was probably Tarantino’s. And I ain’t no fucking homo.


#13

[quote=“DangerMouse”]
why isn’t it on the trivia track?
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Well not everybody gets credited for everything.


#14

Hopefully Sin City kicks RR into the mainstream a bit more. He’s an HD pioneer and hopefully he gets more and more props for that. Anybody know of anyone else whose steaming the HD boat with RR?


#15

I think FRANK MILLER is being overshadowed by RR. you don’t really know how much of this is RR and how much is FM. It was his comic book and he might want to direct most of it.


#16

oh def, well i saw a few behind the scenes shots tht showed miller holding up the comic book shots and RR would direct his crew to set up ensuring that it looked identical to the book, id have to guess though tht the main direction would have come from RR while the feeling and thought behind the feeling was coming from MILLER simply becuz this was 90% green screen some one who has never directed a green screen centered movie let alone a movie at all would probably fail miserably at it.The whole film was a slate not just a shot or a scene, almost the entire thing. I mean the entire movie is composite work. It would be quite unlikely for Miller to take the reigns.


#17

This whole green screen shit better not get out of hand. Are directors really getting this lazy?


#18

yes they really are that lazy. What do u mean by “out of hand”?


#19

Not sure that its a question of laziness exactly more like its an option that is being used for a plethora of reasons. Rodriguez’s basically being because it is incredibly cost effective for the shots and set ups he wants. And i by out of hand you mean alot Sin City definatley will be out of hand. Almost the entire movie is greened. I really don’t think a comic book adaptation would be possible without it.


#20

[quote=“WeaselCo”]
This whole green screen shit better not get out of hand. Are directors really getting this lazy?
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‘Robert Rodriguez’ and ‘lazy’ don’t belong in the same sentence. If you have ever seen how much work he does in his films, you would know wha I’m talking about