Fact: Moviemaker Quentin Tarantino has recreated the video store where he used to work in his Hollywood home. He has also installed the Go Go bar from his film Kill Bill in his basement. Pal Michael Madsen says, "It's really fun to be over there."
Quote: "There are certain things you can't fake... We were relying on the director to say 'cut', before we turned blue!" Michael Madsen on the violent sado-masochism scenes he and Asia Argento played out in new movie BOARDING GATE.
Quote: "I sold Christmas trees, I repossessed cars, I painted cars, I stole a few cars." Movie tough guy Michael Madsen on the `jobs' he had before he became and actor.
Quote: "My dad was a firefighter for 30 years. The odds of my sister and me making it in the film business have got to be a billion to one." Kill Bill star Michael Madsen reflects of his and sister Virginia Madsen's unlikely success story.
Quote: "One day I put (my cellphone) on the counter, took out a hammer, and smashed it. I don't email, either. I still write letters to people." Actor Michael Madsen isn't a fan of modern methods of communication.
Quote: "When you're shaking hands and signing autographs at a premiere, you can actually feel people physically trembling when you're near them." Kill Bill star Michael Madsen on his intimidating presence.
Quote: "I never understood the attention that scene got. I always thought that scene was kind of tame. I didn't really see it as being so violent." Michael Madsen on his torture scene in Reservoir Dogs, where his character slices off a cop's ear.
Fact: <p>Actor Michael Madsen's pregnant wife DEANNA used to be married to STRAY CATS frontman BRIAN SETZER. </p>