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Uma Thurman

For 'Hateful Eight's' film editor, there's nothing too outlandish to try

For 'Hateful Eight's' film editor, there's nothing too outlandish to try

Film editor Fred Raskin recalls the evening of April 19, 2014, when he and more than a thousand other guests witnessed something special: a live reading inside the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The production being presented? The script for Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight," which the director was staging live because it had already been leaked online and he refused to make the film as a result. "He was really heated about it," actor Samuel L. Jackson told The Envelope. Thankfully, he cooled down and went on to make his violent, post-Civil War parlor drama, which opened on Friday.

The experience for Raskin on that spring night "was...

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