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Tarantino Installing 70mm Projectors for 'The Hateful Eight' Release

Tarantino - The Hateful Eight

I wouldn’t expect anything less from Quentin Tarantino, the owner of a classic repertory 35mm cinema in Los Angeles (and tons of old film reels and other lost film prints). Over the weekend at the Cine Gear Expo held in Hollywood, Tarantino took to the stage at the Paramount Theater on Paramount’s lot to show select 70mm footage from his new film The Hateful Eight. Tarantino, with cinematographer Robert Richardson, decided that this next western should be presented in the 2.78:1 aspect ratio. So they decided to shoot on 65mm film stock using classic Panavision lenses. In THR’s post about the event, they hint that “word on the street is that plans are underway to equip roughly 50 U.S. theaters to show the movie in 70mm”. Oh boy. ›››

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Tarantino Installing 70mm Projectors for ‘The Hateful Eight’ Release

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