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Quentin Tarantino, Dream Director for Film Composers

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"I have one of the best soundtrack collections in America. I just don't trust any composer to do it. Who the fuck is this guy coming in here and throwing his shit over my movie. What if I don't like it? And the guy's already been paid!" Quentin Tarantino [AFP]

"I've had to show him how to roll blunts. That's important to the story." Lil' Cease on the coaching he's giving actor Marc John Jeffries on the set of the Biggie biopic Notorious [MTV]

"I want to make a movie about Ed Gein. In fact I was talking about it with (film composer) Danny Elfman not so long ago. I could see it happening. Everyone's interested in Ed Gein." Errol Morris on a potential documentary about the popular serial killer [Star Tribune via Popmatters]

"I'm actually still waiting for the phone call from Paramount producers saying, 'You know what Zoe? That skirt wasn't short enough.' Zoe Saldana, Lt. Uhura in the new Star Trek film, on rumors that the uniforms in the film are shorter than the ones in the original series [io9]

"There are four girls and four storylines and in these syndicated ones, there are usually three storylines and like, oh Charlotte says like, 'Hi' and we never see her again for the rest of the episode. She's like the 'up the butt girl' that time or whatever." Cynthia Nixon on the censored reruns of Sex and the City [Comingsoon.net]