28 Facts About Quentin Tarantino

1. On June 30, 2017, Quentin Tarantino got engaged to Israeli singer Daniella Pick, daughter of musician Svika Pick.

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2. Quentin Tarantino was quoted as saying: "As long as I'm alive, and as long as I'm rich, the New Beverly will be there, showing films shot on 35mm.

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3. Quentin Tarantino referred to the then-13-year-old victim, Samantha Geimer, as a "party girl" and insisted that she "wanted to have it".

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4. Quentin Tarantino admitted to knowing about accusations against Weinstein since the mid-1990s, when his then-girlfriend Mira Sorvino told him about her experience with Weinstein.

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5. Quentin Tarantino eventually filed a copyright lawsuit against Gawker, and stated in the lawsuit that "Gawker Media has made a business of predatory journalism, violating people's rights to make a buck".

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6. Quentin Tarantino decided, 'If we start spilling white blood, then they're going to start getting the idea.

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7. Quentin Tarantino referred to De Leon's "soul-shattering, life-extinguishing" movies on vampires and female bondage, citing in particular Women in Cages; "It is just harsh, harsh, harsh", he said, and described the final shot as one of "devastating despair".

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8. Quentin Tarantino praised Mel Gibson's 2006 film Apocalypto, saying, "I think it's a masterpiece.

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9. Quentin Tarantino is a fan of the 1981 film Blow Out directed by Brian De Palma, so much so that he used the main star of the film, John Travolta, in Pulp Fiction.

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10. In November 2014, Quentin Tarantino said he would retire from films after directing his tenth film.

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11. At the 2014 Comic-Con, Quentin Tarantino revealed he is contemplating a possible science-fiction film.

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12. Quentin Tarantino explained that he wanted ten years to pass between The Bride's last conflict, in order to give her and her daughter a period of peace.

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13. Quentin Tarantino has written a screenplay for the film and will direct it.

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14. Quentin Tarantino went on to be credited as "Special Guest Director" in Robert Rodriguez's 2005 neo-noir film Sin City, for his work directing the car sequence featuring Clive Owen and Benicio del Toro.

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15. In 2004, Quentin Tarantino attended the 2004 Cannes Film Festival, where he served as President of the Jury.

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16. In December 1999, Quentin Tarantino was slated to write and direct a film adaptation of Iron Man for New Line Cinema.

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17. Quentin Tarantino was an executive producer for the film Curdled.

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18. Quentin Tarantino appeared in and wrote the script for Rodriguez's From Dusk till Dawn, which saw average reviews from the critics.

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19. Quentin Tarantino directed and acted in the fourth segment of "The Man from Hollywood", a tribute to the Alfred Hitchcock Presents episode "Man From the South".

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20. Quentin Tarantino had a cameo appearance in Sleep With Me, an American comedy-drama film starring Meg Tilly, Eric Stoltz and Craig Sheffer.

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21. Quentin Tarantino was an uncredited screenwriter on both Crimson Tide and The Rock (1996).

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22. Quentin Tarantino wrote the script for the film in three-and-a-half weeks and Bender forwarded it to director Monte Hellman.

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23. Quentin Tarantino received his first paid writing assignment in the early 1990s when Robert Kurtzman hired him to write the script for From Dusk Till Dawn.

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24. In 1986, Quentin Tarantino got his first Hollywood job, working with Roger Avary as production assistants on Dolph Lundgren's exercise video, Maximum Potential.

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25. Quentin Tarantino spent time as a recruiter in the aerospace industry, and for five years, he worked at Video Archives, a video store in Manhattan Beach, California.

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26. The summer after his 15th birthday, Quentin Tarantino was grounded by his mother for shoplifting Elmore Leonard's novel The Switch from Kmart.

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27. Quentin Tarantino was born on March 27, 1963, in Knoxville, Tennessee, the only child of Connie McHugh and Tony Tarantino.

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28. In December 2015, Quentin Tarantino received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the film industry.

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