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2008-09-08 18:00:25

Philadelphia's 30th Street Amtrak Station was transformed today, bringing it back to the original look and feel of the '30s. More than 100 images with vividly-colored original pulp fiction artwork covers of pirates, heroes and beautiful women now line the station as wall banners, posters, floor graphics and kiosks. The occasion: The launch of the Stories from the Golden Age (www.GoldenAgeStories.com) pulp fiction series of novels and audiobooks by L. Ron Hubbard. At the time of its...

2008-09-05 00:00:16

By Jonathan Dean Hitler, Goebbels and Churchill all feature in the next Quentin Tarantino movie, with Brad Pitt and Mike Myers among the cast. Jonathan Dean reports on the latest twist in an eccentric career Hands up who saw Quentin Tarantino's last film, Death Proof? It made 407,525 in its first week of release, entering the UK box office at number six, lower than the Adam Sandler vehicle I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry. The man behind pop-culture staples Reservoir Dogs and Pulp...

2008-09-04 12:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading light of American Pulp Fiction through the 1930s and '40s, L. Ron Hubbard authored over 250 short stories and novels, spanning all genres from mystery to adventure, westerns, fantasy and science fiction. With 19 New York Times bestsellers and more than 230 million copies of his works in print, he is among the most influential authors of the modern age. Pulp magazines and radio dramas were the entertainment of the day prior to the advent of...

2008-08-11 21:00:34

By Christopher Schobert I thought about "Pulp Fiction " again while reading Kevin Conley's "The Full Burn," a ho-hum expose of the world of Hollywood stuntmen. (Or, as the front cover teaser describes it, "On the set, at the bar, behind the wheel, and over the edge with Hollywood stuntmen.") In "Pulp Fiction," not to mention "Reservoir Dogs" and "Jackie Brown," I cannot recall a single moment of stand-out stuntery. In addition to the note-perfect editing, brilliant uses of music, and...

2008-07-09 12:00:29

The Weinstein Co. reportedly will co-finance Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino's latest movie, as well as distribute it domestically and oversee production. The Hollywood Reporter said the studio will also handle worldwide marketing duties for Inglorious Bastards, a World War II action film scheduled to start shooting in Europe in October. Harvey and Bob Weinstein, who previously ran Miramax, have worked on writer-director Tarantino's past films Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Jackie...

2008-07-04 09:00:29

By NOEL CLARKE Last week we said NOEL CLARKE was one of the most important figures in UK cinema. Here's his response So there I was in my local supermarket doing a morning shop, half of it the usual stuff, and half of it the new experience of buying the right sized nappies for my six-week-old little man (he's on size two now). I walked over to the newspaper section, and what did I see? The Independent with one of those lists that I always like to look at, and for many years wished one day...

2008-06-25 18:02:46

Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino says he is happy to have finished the screenplay for his upcoming World War II picture, Inglorious Bastards. Tarantino is known for his blood-soaked films Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill. The BBC said Tarantino plans to move into pre-production on his latest project soon. You're talking to a real happy dude right now, the filmmaker, who completed his latest screenplay last week after several years of writing, said at the Provincetown...

2006-03-29 08:52:18

By John Gaudiosi LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Roger Avary, best known as the Oscar-winning co-writer of "Pulp Fiction," has been an avid video gamer all of his life. So he was more than ready when he received a call from "Brotherhood of the Wolf" director Christophe Gans asking if he'd help translate Konami's "Silent Hill" from game to film. "Christophe and I knew how passionate the video game fans are for 'Silent Hill,"' Avary says. "At the minimum, we didn't want to p---...

2006-03-03 22:14:02

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - He was the teenage prince of disco in "Saturday Night Fever," the dreamy leader of a high school gang in "Grease" and a mob hit man in "Pulp Fiction." Now John Travolta will be playing a mom. The 52-year-old actor has been cast as Edna Turnblad, the mother of an aspiring teenage dancer, in an upcoming feature film adaptation of the Broadway hit musical "Hairspray," which was based on the 1988 cult movie of the same name, distributor New Line...

2006-01-09 07:44:34

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Nothing like a torture movie to shake off festive spirits. The low-budget horror film "Hostel" was the top choice at the weekend box office in North America, selling $20.1 million worth of tickets in its first three days, according to studio estimates issued on Sunday. Its surprisingly strong arrival ended the four-week duel for supremacy between "King Kong" and last weekend's champion, "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.