“Ultimately, Tarantino says he had to negotiate with The Weinstein Company in order to get the three extra weeks he needed to shoot a final sequence. In exchange, Tarantino agreed to forgo a chunk of his profit participation. ‘If the movie does really well, I’ll do really, really, really, really, really well,’ Tarantino says. But, ‘I don’t kick in for a while. I have to pay back the extra money I spent before my thing kicks in.’” I talked to Quentin Tarantino about his writing process, film criticism, and the rushed production and editing of Django Unchained to make the deadline for Oscar consideration, for the LA Weekly.

Ultimately, Tarantino says he had to negotiate with The Weinstein Company in order to get the three extra weeks he needed to shoot a final sequence. In exchange, Tarantino agreed to forgo a chunk of his profit participation. ‘If the movie does really well, I’ll do really, really, really, really, really well,’ Tarantino says. But, ‘I don’t kick in for a while. I have to pay back the extra money I spent before my thing kicks in.’”

I talked to Quentin Tarantino about his writing process, film criticism, and the rushed production and editing of Django Unchained to make the deadline for Oscar consideration, for the LA Weekly.