Tag Archives: Sally Menke

Quentin Tarantino, writer/director of “Django Unchained,” to receive the “Hollywood Screenwriter Award”

HollywoodNews.com: The 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, presented by the Los Angeles Times, is pleased to announce that screenwriter/director Quentin Tarantino will be given the “Hollywood Screenwriter Award,” at this year’s awards gala. “We are honored to present this award to Quentin for his unique and exceptional creative vision at this[...]

Kudos for Quentin Tarantino at the MOMA

HollywoodNews.com: It’s Oscar season soon, so it’s time for tributes and special awards that will highlight directors of Oscar buzzed films. Now we’re told that the Museum of Modern Art’s fifth annual Film Benefit, to be held on December 3rd at 6:30 PM, will honor writer / director Quentin Tarantino.[...]

Tarantino and Rodriguez’s “Grindhouse” Blu-ray a giddy, gory treat for fans

Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we review: “Grindhouse: Two-Disc Collector’s Edition” Every once in a while, a Blu-ray arrives that furthers the format and (hopefully) convinces a few more film fans to[...]

Quentin Tarantino roast postponed following Menke’s passing

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A planned roast of Oscar-nominated director Quentin Tarantino which scheduled for Friday in New York City has been postponed due to the unexpected passing of Tarantino’s frequent editor, Sally Menke. A Friars spokesperson said that plans were immediately altered when Tarantino met with the group and requested “out[...]

Sally Menke, Tarantino’s frequent film editor, found dead

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sally Menke, an Oscar-nominated film editor who frequently worked with Quentin Tarantino, has been found dead. Her body was discovered early this morning by searchers in Beachwood Canyon. The L.A. Times is reporting that Menke, 53, went hiking on Monday but didn’t return. Friends alerted the authorities and[...]

Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez packaging Blu-ray “Grindhouse”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some exciting DVD news arrived at Hollywood News headquarters this afternoon. Shortly after Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete” carves its way through multiplexes, the movie that gave “birth” to Danny Trejo’s vengeful killer – “Grindhouse” – will receive its Blu-ray treatment for a two-disc presentation that replicate the back-to-back sensation[...]

Exclusive: Oscar-nominee Sally Menke on editing Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Basterds’

BY TODD GILCHRIST On Thursday, February 25, Quentin Tarantino hosted a below-the-line panel for crew members of Inglourious Basterds who were nominated for Academy Awards. Among the participants were Sally Menke, Tarantino’s longtime editor; cinematographer Robert Richardson; visual effects designer John Dykstra; Supervising sound editor Wylie Stateman; and sound re-recording mixers[...]