Eli Roth

Dec. 18, 2009 | 12:58 a.m.

Eli Roth, a war hero to rabbis? The ‘Hostel’ director has a surprising new fan club

“Inglourious Basterds” just hit store shelves on DVD and Blu-ray and the Hero Complex caught up with one of the film’s most memorable Nazi killers, Eli Roth, the filmmaker-turned-actor who finds himself now as part of a cast that was just nominated by the Screen Actors Guild as the best ensemble. I talked to Roth about the role, the changing legacy of director Quentin Tarantino and his own experience dealing with a surprising new fan base. SPOILER ALERT: A MAJOR PLOT POINT IN “INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS” IS REVEALED IN THIS POST. GB: So this was Quentin Tarantino’s highest-grossing film ever — it’s pulled in $312 million worldwide. It’s  interesting to consider. “Pulp Fiction” and “Reservoir Dogs,”  which seem like such towering films in pop culture, but in reality I guess they only reached a narrow audience… ER: And you’re going to tie this into my being on the […]
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