'TarantinoXX: 8-Film Collection,'1992-2009, Lionsgate/Miramax, R, Blu-ray, $120.
Director Quentin Tarantino has built a distinctive body of work that has made him one of the most acclaimed, influential and controversial filmmakers of his generation. This 10-disc set traces his development as a filmmaker, one whose non-linear plots, stylized violence, excessive profanity and witty dialogue have often polarized critics. With 'Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, Death Proof' and 'Inglourious Basterds,' he demands attention. Though his films are influenced by such genres as kung fu, blaxploitation, women in prison and slasher films, he elevates the art form through his unique vision. The set has two discs of new bonus material that includes an in-depth discussion by critics on his impact and an examination of his career with interviews with co-workers, critics, stars and other filmmakers.