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Tarantino's Revisionist History Trilogy: 6 Time Periods He Could Tackle Next
Vikings, suffragettes, apaches, custard pies and Christoph Waltz casting notes

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Tarantino's Revisionist History Trilogy: 6 Time Periods He Could Tackle Next | 3. The Aftermath Of The Little Bighorn
3. The Aftermath Of The Little Bighorn

Title: A Total Custerfuck

Tagline: “So Sioux me!”

We open on the Battle Of The Little Bighorn, the odious General Custer (Steve Buscemi) deservedly killed by the Lakota and northern Cheyenne Sioux following his policy of targeting their women and children in territorial disputes. But the Sioux forces know the backlash is coming, and their leaders – Crazy Horse, Chief Gall and spiritual leader Sitting Bull – use guerrilla tactics to take down the 7th cavalry and delivered their heads to Washington, where the President and Supreme Court promise to hold to the Treaty this time.

This isn’t so far-fetched: Tarantino said at a BAFTA Q&A that, “I could see myself doing another western, actually! I wouldn’t mind doing a couple more before everything’s all said and done. I’d like to do at least one or not two more that deal with the same issue – just different story, different characters.” And if he’s cinematically righting great injustices, the Great Sioux War is a good place to start.

Tarantino cameo: A washed-up Aussie in Custer’s regiment who runs away to report his leader’s defeat. “They’ve only bloody gone and lost some big horn or something, cobber!”

Christoph Waltz role: One of the real-life surgeons with Custer’s regiment was a Dr DeWolf – which sounds perfect for Waltz.

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1 RE: Purposefully silly?
L: Jimmyduudah More like complete bollocks. By all means have a light hearted look at silly ideas for Tarantino movies but next time make it funny? This is just a half assed attempt at being funny. Do not ever write a comedy whoever wrote this rubbish. hat the hell's wrong with you? More

Posted by Whistler on Wednesday February 13, 2013, 22:06

2 Mince.
Harvey Keitel would obviously play DeWolf. More

Posted by VwikusM on Wednesday February 13, 2013, 15:12

3 Purposefully silly?
More like complete bollocks. By all means have a light hearted look at silly ideas for Tarantino movies but next time make it funny? This is just a half assed attempt at being funny. Do not ever write a comedy whoever wrote this rubbish. More

Posted by Jimmyduudah on Wednesday February 13, 2013, 14:36

4 Jimmyduudah and fightclubber954
You know these 'pitches' are purposely silly, right? As in, not serious? As in, “Come and suffragette some!” How can you be taking this so seriously? Unbunch thine panties, mister. More

Posted by Ali Plumb on Wednesday February 13, 2013, 09:46

5
No credit to Charlie Brooker for the suffrage example? More

Posted by Evil_Bob on Wednesday February 13, 2013, 00:29

6 This could be..
the worst article I've ever seen in Empire magazine to date. Thank god Tarantino comes up with far better ideas than this horse crap. What were the editors thinking allowing this to be published?.... More

Posted by Jimmyduudah on Wednesday February 13, 2013, 00:23

7 Empire doesn't do movies....
but if they did they would be shit More

Posted by fightclubber954 on Tuesday February 12, 2013, 20:01

8 American Civil War or GTFO!
"Brother fights Brother, Mother Fucker!" More

Posted by lsdbaby on Tuesday February 12, 2013, 18:33

9 another thing...
Tarantino could have the Hessian officer played by Waltz be an ancestor of Landas...hence why Landa asked for a property on Nantucket island following his release by the Basterds More

Posted by Sentinel11 on Tuesday February 12, 2013, 18:32

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I freakin' hope it's a '30s gangster flick. That would be all sorts of special. More

Posted by Whistler on Tuesday February 12, 2013, 18:24

11 American Revolution for me
Although in terms of the Waltz role, would it not make sense that he be an officer in the Hessian army - who fought alongside the British (or as part of the British army? I can never remember) during the revolution? Besides, he's already done a pretty good job of playing a German army officer before... More

Posted by Sentinel11 on Tuesday February 12, 2013, 18:23


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