Quentin Tarantino Confirms His ‘Realer Than Real’ Movies Are Connected, Plus An Aussie Crime Film

Quentin Tarantino movies are all the rage lately, and anyone familiar with his films could have a keen insight to the dialogue that would make a fan think, “I got that reference!” Easter eggs exist in movies to tease us with references to other films. Tarantino is no exception and neither confirmed nor denied his films existed in the same universe, according to Polygon.

Now, the director did make such a confirmation that it is two universes that are connected. That they reside in “both” and “that both are connected to each other.” To further explain it, according to Dazed Digital, Tarantino explained the existence of the characters in one universe that’s “realer than real” and then of “two separate universes.” So it seems almost a game of “what do these things have in common?”

“There is actually two separate universes.There is the realer than real universe, alright, and all the characters inhabit that one. But then there’s this movie universe. So From Dusk Till Dawn, Kill Bill, they all take place in this special movie universe. So when all the characters of Reservoir Dogs or Pulp Fiction, when they go to the movies, Kill Bill is what they go to see. From Dusk Till Dawn is what they see.”

Quentin Tarantino gives an example of his connected universes with Kill Bill and From Dusk Till Dawn. Apparently, they exist in their own universes while characters in other Tarantino movies like Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, if they were go to see a movie in their corresponding movie, it would wind up being the aforementioned Kill Bill and From Dusk Till Dawn.

Then there is the Pulp Fiction movie character played by Uma Thurman, a knife specialist who talks about her TV pilot idea with Vincent Vega, played by John Travolta. The connection there is that Uma plays “the bride” in Kill Bill who is a master with knives and other sharp objects. The plot of Uma’s character, Mia Wallace, according to Tarantino and Polygon, sums up the plot of Kill Bill.

For example, Quentin’s Django Unchained movie has its connection to Kill Bill and Pulp Fiction, according to Miramax. There are two theories in regards to these connections. The first one, the character of Crazy Craig Koons is seen in a wanted poster of Django Unchained. The last name, Koons, is the same last name of the Pulp Fiction character Captain Koons, played by Christopher Walken, who is a military man who returns his war buddy’s watch to the son of the war buddy.

Theory two therein lies in the character Dr. King Schultz, played by Christoph Waltz, whose wife Paula Schultz is buried and with the headstone by that name. The same name is seen on a headstone in the graveyard in the Kill Bill movie where Uma Thurman’s character, Beatrix Kiddo, is buried alive.

Also, another Quentin Tarantino movie has been announced by theme, time, and locale. The theme, crime. The time, 1930s. The locale, Australia, according to Collider.

This would be the ninth film and according to Tarantino, it will be “Bonnie and Clyde-ish.” So far, all of his movies have a focus on American characters, and now Australia would be quite a different venue for him to take on this challenge. This period in time takes place during the depression era in Australia, according to Wikipedia.

So it would be interesting in an era of desperate times what kind of crime would take place. It would also be interesting to see what kind of connection this movie would have with other of Quentin Tarantino movies.

Speaking of connections of shared universes, according to Slash Film, in Captain America: The Winter Solider therein lies Col. Nick Fury’s grave stone with the following.

“The path of the righteous man: Ezekiel 25: 17”

This is the Quentin Tarantino universe connecting with the Marvel Cinematic Universe via the Pulp Fiction movie starring Samuel L. Jackson having been in both movies.

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