4 Business Lessons from Quentin Tarantino Movies
Quentin Tarantino films have reached cult status, with universities now offering courses based on issues ranging from race to his use of pop culture references.
We spoke with Robert J. Thompson, professor of Television and Popular Culture at Syracuse University, and Todd Dewett, a management professor at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, about what makes Tarantino films so popular, which business lessons his movies teach us, and what we can learn from his career.
“[Tarantino’s] characters are so compellingly flawed,” Thompson says. “They speak in the language regular people understand, dripping in popular culture references people are going to get.”