Over the weekend, Quentin Tarantino released his Best Films of 2013 (So Far) list and confused basically everyone who’s not Johnny Depp by including The Lone Ranger. Today, some explanation (translated by IndieWire from a French weekly): “The first forty-five minutes are excellent … the next forty-five minutes are a little soporific. It was a bad idea to split the bad guys in two groups; it takes hours to explain and nobody cares. Then comes the train scene — incredible! When I saw it, I kept thinking, ‘What, that’s the film that everybody says is crap? Seriously?’” He goes on to explain that he did not appreciate the slaughter or the racism. Just the trains.
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