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Alabama, Earl McGraw, Fox Force Five, and The Vega Brothers are just a few of the many recurring connections popping up in Quentin Tarantino's film universe. Watch this video The Huffinton Post created that explores the relationships and watch clips from our own amazing Tarantino Clip Gallery and let us know in the comments section below what other threads are woven throughout his films that they may have missed.
Still want to learn more about your favorite director? Then tune in to your other favorite director's new show, The Director's Chair, this Wednesday on the El Rey Network.
Robert Rodriguez explores the world of cinema with frequent collaborator Quentin Tarantino. Airing in two installments, the two discuss Tarantino's film career through the lens of their 20-year friendship, using never-before-seen personal footage to discuss topics from screenwriting and camera placement to Spaghetti Westerns and Kung Fu.
The Director's Chair with Quentin Tarantino Vol. 1 premieres Wednesday, August 13, 9 PM ET/PT & Vol. 2 premieres on Wednesday, August 27, 9 PM ET/PT.
Look who else is in the director's chair - your pals Ben and Matt. They are back with a relaunched Project Greenlight and are looking for the next big director. The submission period is over but you can still be a part of the action. Starting today through August 22, you can help Matt Damon and Ben Affleck select the finalists by signing up to be a judge. By signing up, you could also win a walk-on role in the chosen Project Greenlight film. Find out more here.
Steven Soderbergh may no longer be directing films but his presence on TV seems to be growing stronger. Last year, his Golden Globe winning Behind the Candelabra starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon premiered to great reviews on HBO and now he's back with his new show, The Knick. The period medical drama premiered on Cinemax last night and stars Clive Owen. Watch the creepy trailer.
Creepy show not your thing? Then head over to Netflix and stream the summer favorite, Adventureland starring Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg. Don't just take our word for it, Indiewire agrees and lists it as one of the essential summer movies to watch online.
Speaking of Kristen Stewart. She's getting some early Oscar buzz right now for her performance in this year's Sundance hit, Camp X-Ray. Take a look at the just released trailer from IFC and then read our Guest Blogger, Jess Stroup's post on composing the score.
Have a great weekend and join us each week for quick updates on entertainment news!