It’s an easy task to identify the top assassination movie director as Quentin Tarantino has four top movies behind his name and Oliver Stone directed the film that is regarded to as the finest ever released on the JFK assassinations.
Pulp Fiction is known as the most influential movie of the 90s and features a cast packed with top actors, John Travolta and Samuel L Jackson is the leading hit men and Uma Thurman is featured as Mia the big mobster boss’s wife. The movie takes violence to new levels with its fragmented story telling style. Bruce Willis plays a straggling boxer, employed by the gangster boss, paid to throw his next fight.
Inglorious Bastards is directed by Quentin Tarantino and Eli Roth and Tarantino acts as the first Nazi to be scalped. Brad Pitt is Lt. Aldo Raine, who builds his team from Jewish soldiers committed to scalp the Nazi’s. The movie shows how Raine and his soldiers teams up with the actress/undercover agent Bridget von Hammersmark.
Both the Kill Bill movies was also directed by Quentin Tarantino, featuring the bride ready to revenge when she wakes up after a four year coma. She commits to make the gang of which she was a part off pay. And continues her blood thirst quest in the sequel more specifically focussed a Bill who is the leader of the gang and also her ex-lover. Uma Thurman is featured in the leading actor role.
Quentin Jerome Tarantino is a producer, screenwriter, director, actor and cinematographer born in March 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee. In 1992 the first time writer-director’s Reservoir Dogs appeared on the Sundance Film Festival. Only 2 years later he became a legend with the success of Pulp Fiction that won him the Palme D’Or Award. In 1995 it got nominated for best picture and best director at the Academy Awards. He stated that he would like to direct a James Bond movie and his all-time favourite director is Howard Hanks.
Director Oliver Stone directed the movie regarded as the best ever made focussing on President J.F Kennedy’s assassination. He is known as a master of challenging subjects and legendary film maker. Stone’s films are filled with variety in styles and angles. He pushes actors to Oscar worthy performances. Oliver Stone was born in 1946 in New York City, his dad Louis Stone was a stockbroker. Stone dropped out of Yale University and became a soldier in the Vietnam War and received a Bronze Star for Gallantry and a Purple Heart for his actions. He won his first Oscar for Midnight Express in 1978.
Stone’s colossal film JFK, which Stone himself also considers the best of his movies portrays Jim Garrison tackling the conspiracy behind the president’s murder. The large cast featured Kevin Costner, Donald Sutherland and Tommy Lee Jones. This is the film that represented change in Stone’s work, as he really started exploring with different camera style and creating a multi-dimensional way of showing a movie. Stone trademarks includes Staccato change of camera types used, opens films with a quotation in white fonts against black backgrounds and he shoots the majority of the films on location with practical settings.