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The Hateful Eight

February 4, 2016

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino; Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh; Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery; Age: +16; Time: 167min

Some time after the Civil War, bounty hunter John Ruth and his fugitive Daisy Domergue, race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter Major Marquis Warren, a black former union soldier turned infamous bounty hunter, and Chris Mannix, a southern renegade who claims to be the town’s new Sheriff. Lost in a blizzard, the bunch seek refuge at Minnie’s Haberdashery. When they arrive, they are greeted by four unfamiliar faces. Bob, who’s taking care of Minnie’s while she’s away, Oswaldo Mobray, the hangman of Red Rock, cow-puncher Joe Gage, and Confederate General Sanford Smithers. As the storm overtakes the mountainside, our eight travelers come to learn they may not make it to Red Rock after all…