Analysis Of 'The Hateful Eight'

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8mm melodies: The Quentin Tarantino score

Winter is coming, as the young ones like to say, and with it - a plethora of cinematic premiers that are hoping to engage our minds and satisfy our thirst for adventure. One such movie, set to come out on Christmas day, is “The Hateful Eight” - the 8th movie by renowned director and screenwriter Quentin Tarantino. Inspired by the anticipation of this upcoming movie premier, we are eager to look back on one of Tarantino’s greatest allies in his cinematic storytelling - music.

Tarantino’s use of songs and melodies within his films has become notorious, which is why fans and critics are buzzing with excitement over the tracklisting for the “The Hateful Eight” soundtrack, which is hinting at what the movie will entail.
(link to soundtrack YouTube)
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Everyone who has ever seen a Tarantino movie can attest to the power that the score has in bringing yet another nuance to the story. As the filmmaker himself notes: “One of the things I do when I am starting a movie, when I’m writing a movie or when I have an idea for a film is, I go through my record collection and just start playing songs, trying to find the personality of the movie, find the spirit of the movie. Then, ‘boom,’ eventually I’ll hit one, two or three songs, or one song in particular, ‘Oh, this will be a great opening credit

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