Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American filmmaker, actor, film programmer, and cinema owner.
His films are characterized by nonlinear storylines, satirical subject matter, aestheticization of violence, extended scenes of dialogue, ensemble casts, references to popular culture and a wide variety of other films, soundtracks primarily containing songs and score pieces from the 1960s to the 1980s, alternate history, and features of neo-noir film.
Quentin Tarantino has praised Top Gun: Maverick for providing a “true cinematic spectacle”.The director shared his thoughts on the Tom Cruise sequel on the ReelBlend podcast with Pulp Fiction co-writer Roger Avary, where he was emphatic in his admiration.“I fucking love Top Gun: Maverick,” Tarantino said. “I thought it was fantastic.
I saw it at the theaters. That and [Steven] Spielberg’s West Side Story both provided a true cinematic spectacle, the kind that I’d almost thought that I wasn’t going to see anymore.
It was fantastic.”Tarantino also praised the sequel for capturing the spirit of the 1986 original directed by Tony Scott, who died aged 68 in 2012.He added: “But also there was just this lovely, lovely aspect because I love both Tony Scott’s cinema so much, and I love Tony so much that that’s as close as we’re ever going to get to seeing one more Tony Scott movie.“[Top Gun: Maverick director Joseph Kosinski] did a great job.
The respect and the love of Tony was in every frame. It was almost in every decision. It was consciously right there, but in this really cool way that was really respectful.Read more on nme.com