A Complete Guide to Quentin Tarantino’s Red Carpet Moves

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22 May 2007, Cannes, France --- U.S. director Quentin Tarantino at the photo call of "Death Proof" during the 60th Cannes Film Festival. --- Image by © Eric Gaillard/Reuters/Corbis Photo: Eric Gaillard/© Corbis. All Rights Reserved.

Walking is for regular people. Walking — one foot in front of the other, taking your time, ho hum — is the most obvious form of foot travel. Walking is boring. So please know that Quentin Tarantino does not waste his time with such pedestrian (sorry) pursuits; no, when Quentin Tarantino is faced with a red carpet, he dances down it. Sometimes he sashays. He has a whole repertoire of unexpected moves, actually, and so Vulture now presents the complete guide to Quentin Tarantino's red carpet footwork. Enjoy.

The Home Run
He's gonna knock this movie out of the park, see?

Quentin Tarantino and Diane Kruger at the photo call of "Inglourious Basterds", during 62nd Cannes Film Festival.
Photo: Stephane Reix/? Corbis. All Rights Reserved.

The Charlie's Angel
Little known fact: Tarantino was Cameron Diaz's stunt double in both Charlie's Angels and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. (That second title was his idea, too.)

Quentin Tarantino attends the 36th Cesar Film Awards at Theatre du Chatelet on February 25, 2011 in Paris, France.
Photo: Julien Hekimian/2011 Julien Hekimian

The Adam Sandler
[Or insert groin-victimized comedian of your choice.]

02/10/03

Jonathan Ross & Quentin Tarantino attend the premiere of Kill Bill at the Empire, Leicester Square London

Rune Hellestad/Corbis
Photo: Rune Hellestad/? Corbis. All Rights Reserved.

The Two-Person Vogue
Grab a friend! Preferably one who looks crazily young in this photo from the 1995 Pulp Fiction premiere.

01 May 1994, Cannes, France --- CANNES FESTIVAL: 'PULP FICTION' TEAM --- Image by ? Cardinale-Robert/Sygma/Corbis
Photo: Cardinale-Robert/Corbis

The Creepy Old Man
Self-explanatory.

CANNES, France:  French actress Emmanuelle Beart and US director Quentin Tarantino arrive to attend the opening ceremony at the 57th Cannes International Film Festival, 12 May 2004, in the French Riveria town of Cannes. The world's top film festival opened for its annual 12-day swirl of projections, parties and publicity after finessing a last-minute deal with protesting French entertainment industry workers to stop them sabotaging the event. AFP PHOTO FRANCOIS GUILLOT  (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images)
Photo: FRANCOIS GUILLOT/2004 AFP

The Beethoven With a Camera
Beethoven the dog, obviously. Remember those jowls?

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 22:  Quentin Tarantino sits with the photographers as he attends the Lecon De Cinema Photocall at the Palais des Festivals during the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on May 22, 2008 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images)
Photo: Francois Durand/2008 Getty Images

The Sears Family Portrait
Advanced users may wish to attempt the Sullen Sears Portrait, as demonstrated by Tarantino below.

22 May 2007, Cannes, France --- U.S. director Quentin Tarantino (R) poses with cast members, from L-R, U.S. actress Rosario Dawson, U.S. actor Kurt Russell and U.S. actress Zoe Bell at the photo call of "Death Proof" during the 60th Cannes Film Festival.  --- Image by ? Eric Gaillard/Reuters/Corbis
Photo: Eric Gaillard/? Corbis. All Rights Reserved.

The I Spy
"Bruce, I told you it was purple. Why are you taking so long? Why don't you want to play with me? BRUCE!"

CANNES, FRANCE:  US film director Quentin Tarantino (L) and compatriot actor Bruce Willis pose for photographers 21 May 1995 prior to the screening of their movie "Pulp Fiction" at the 47th Cannes Film Festival in France. (Photo credit should read PATRICK HERTZOG/AFP/Getty Images)
Photo: PATRICK HERTZOG

The Happy Joaquin Phoenix
Or: The Cannes Twist. Or: This is an excellent photograph. (Shouts also to Melanie Laurent.)

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 20:  Director Quentin Tarantino dances with actress Melanie Laurent at the Inglourious Basterds Premiere held at the Palais Des Festivals during the 62nd International Cannes Film Festival on May 20th, 2009 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Quentin Tarantino;Melanie Laurent
Photo: Gareth Cattermole/2009 Getty Images

The Wedding After-Party
The high kicks come out late-night.

Quentin Tarantino and Melanie Laurent attend the premiere of "Inglourious Basterds", during 62nd Cannes Film Festival.
Photo: Stephane Reix/? Corbis. All Rights Reserved.

The "I Got This"
Don't even worry about it.

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 22:  Director Quentin Tarantino attends a photocall promoting the film "Death Proof" at the Palais des Festivals during the 60th International Cannes Film Festival on May 22, 2007 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Quentin Tarantino
Photo: Francois Durand/2007 Getty Images