In the early 90s John Travolta’s career was over until director Quentin Tarantino asked to meet. Quentin made John play board games from his past movies and had him recite famous lines to his past films. At the end of the evening Quentin offered the part of Vincent in Pulp Fiction.
Quentin Tarantino dug up and used actual KHJ radio broadcasts from 1968 and 69, along with commercials, for the soundtrack to Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. He sifted through 17 hours of airchecks to find the tracks he wanted to put in the film.
Quentin Tarantino has confirmed that all his films are secretly connected.
Quentin Tarantino didn’t go to film school, and has said “When people ask me if I went to film school, I tell them, ‘No, I went to films’.”