QT8: The First Eight Reviews

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February 5, 2020
Stunningly describing his creative blueprints and infectious personality, QT8 hits the mark when it comes to showing off Tarantino's special and highly influential career.
February 3, 2020
A master class in Quentin Tarantino's films - minus the participation of the master himself.
December 31, 2019
Tarantino's movies will be indelibly printed in our collective minds and his impact on pop culture cinema is nothing to be ignored. He has his share of fans and his share of haters and perhaps that's why he's such an enigmatic figure.
December 30, 2019
If her approach is largely uncritical, I'm okay with that. If you enjoy Tarantino's work, it's an opportunity to go behind the scenes...
December 16, 2019
Described as "an overzealous geek", Quentin Tarantino is such a singular filmmaker that it's unusually revealing to watch a documentary about him.
December 12, 2019
[I]t still does a good job of exploring his films and cinematic preoccupations via interviews with many of his most prominent collaborators, if not, sadly, the man himself.
December 9, 2019
For all the fun clips and well-placed interviewees, this Tarantino doc has all the critical punch of a DVD extra.
December 5, 2019
QT8 is a brilliant documentary from Tara Wood about a filmmaker making original content in the age of franchises, remakes, and reboots.
December 4, 2019
A loving tribute to a defining filmmaker of his generation that serves more as a celebration of his accomplishments than a critical dissection of the person.
December 3, 2019
If you only want a kind of living scrapbook of Tarantino's first movies, you will find plenty to enjoy here. If, however, you want a film that has insight into its subject, that explores the controversies of his work with insight, QT8 will only frustrate.
December 3, 2019
The interest for Wood is, without question, the films and the casting rather than a more personal look at how the director's sensibilities were formed.
November 30, 2019
QT8 was refreshing, fun and had me hooked from beginning to end. Comparing that to the man it is talking about, I can't think of any higher praise than that.
November 29, 2019
Tara Wood takes us on a voyage of discovery which we've already taken. QT8: The First Eight is a riveting celebration of Quentin Tarantino and his evolution as a filmmaker.
November 29, 2019
Bold, shameless and gratuitous, QT8 is a celebration of the filmmaker's creativity.
November 25, 2019
Reality to [Tarantino] appears on paper as he visualizes a story, writes dialogue; maps each scene in his head then comes to the set fully prepared.
October 24, 2019
I mean jeez, it's a two-hour documentary about Quentin Tarantino movies that never once mentions women's feet.
October 21, 2019
With Tarantino apparently firm in his plans to make one more film after "Hollywood" and then retire from moviemaking, "QT8" is an entertaining and enthusiastic look back on where he's been.
October 19, 2019
If you love Quentin Tarantino, "QT8: The First Eight" is an enjoyable guided tour through most of his unique filmography.
October 19, 2019
Even those who already know a great deal about Tarantino will groove on the anecdotes and insights.
October 15, 2019
A good primer on one of our most important, innovative cinematic storytellers.
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