(Quentin Tarantino, USA, 2015): More ornery than a cornered rattler and crazier than a snakebit dog, Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight runs with such furious, runaway locomotive force against everything sensible you want to love it just for being so brazenly batshit. I mean, a 70-mm three hour epic...

(Martin Ritt, USA, 1967): The movie opens with that striking closeup of Paul Newman in Apache garb, blue eyes and long black hair making for one of the more instantly  arresting images in '60s westerns. It also tells us that this will be a movie about...