Quentin Tarantino loves to talk and there is plenty of gab in his new movie The Hateful Eight, which comes in two forms: a 187 minutes “roadshow” version and a 167 minutes digital projection. Both struck me as beautifully synchronized films: Playhouse 90 meets The Evil Dead. The former was an early landmark of live TV drama produced for CBS and staged for multiple cameras. The show gave birth to a generation of noted writers, actors, and directors. Like those TV dramas, nearly all of this film takes place in a single location. Be warned: the first half of The Hateful Eight is weighted down with dialogue and monologues. A scroungy group of Tarantino regulars and suitably sleazy additions chew (and re-chew) the scenery CONTINUE READING . . .