I’m sorry I just don’t think that Billy Walsh is a straight on parody of Tarantino. The Walsh character is a full out d##k. Tarantino might have his a##hole moments but for the most part he seems to be relatively nice and in a good mood, laughing (of course that may be from the booze and drugs) and cracking jokes. You don’t see this with the Walsh character. He never smiles doesnt laugh and makes very biting and condescending remarks. With regards to the Walsh character having violence and blood in his movies. So what? There are lots of violent bloody film makers out there today. Eli Roth … Scorsese … wes craven that guy that directed saw I think at best Walsh is a composite character representing a whole slew of independent filmakers that emerged during the 90s Talented Arrogant Successful somewhat Eccentric etc etc
You are actually right. I had a discussion with some friends about it. (they know more about the show than i do since i find it a boring outrageous farce)
And they made some strong arguments that convinced me that it is not Tarantino being parodied in that show.
Billy Walsh is actually much closer to Vincent gallo than tarantino and i was mistaken to assume it was him they were parodying.
Vincent Gallo made a movie called Brown Bunny which he played at cannes and he was booed and hissed at through out the showing that the main actress was brought to tears.
Some company bought the rights to the movie and forced him to cut it up and it was resold in the US with some sucess coming off the notoriety of the sex scene in the movie.
Same thing seems to be going to happen to the movie potrayed in the tv show.
that incident is much closer to the events that happened in the show Entourage.
See, even i can admit when i am wrong...
I was wrong, and your poor little idol is not the guy being parodied.
you can all breathe a sigh of relief.