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Much to love in live reading of Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'
Much to love in live reading of Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

The world premiere of Quentin Tarantino's staged reading of his latest script, a post-Civil War western, "The Hateful Eight," is raw, ragged, raucous, riveting. And, as Tarantino promises when the evening presented by Film Independent begins around 8, it is truly one of a kind. As the clock pushed past 11 Saturday night at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, one of those slightly spruced-up gray ladies with sweeping balconies and red velvet chairs that grace downtown L.A., the man in black — from the filmmaker's Stetson to his cowboy boots — begins narrating the final "Hateful" chapter, for the final time ever. Bodies begin falling. Bruce Dern, the old...

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