Quentin Tarantino Q&A

Originally published in the July 2019 issue of Empire.

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly is your favourite film. But what is your favourite shot from it? – Abigail Tanner

That’s easy. During the three-way bullring showdown at the end, the music builds to the giant orchestra crescendo, and when it gets to the first big explosion of the theme there’s a wide shot of the bullring. After you’ve seen all the little shots of the guys getting into position, you suddenly see the whole wideness of the bullring and all the graves around them. It’s my favourite shot in the movie, but I’ll even say it’s my favourite cut in the history of movies.

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