Provided three separate DVD commentaries for Hostel: Part II
(2007), a solo commentary, a commentary with the actors, as well as a commentary with executive producer Quentin Tarantino
1 Interview |
5 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
4 Magazine Cover Photos |
David Kaufbird | Eli R. Roth | Alois von Eichberg
6' (1.83 m)
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Hype can be the best thing in the world, but too much of it can kill you. There's this weird balance between getting people excited to see the film, and not wanting to over-hype it to the point where they can't enjoy it because they've been told it's so great. Cabin Fever was definitely a victim of that, and people got really angry if it didn't live up to their expectations that they read on the ...
He has never lost money on a film. Cabin Fever
(2002) recouped 15 times its budget theatrically, Hostel
(2005) recouped 20 times its budget theatrically, and Hostel: Part II
(2007), Roth's biggest budget film to date, recouped triple its budget theatrically.
His classical Filmmaking style. Roth photographs, edits, and scores his films like 1970s dramas. He does not use the modern "MTV" style of fast cutting, and prefers the filmmaking techniques not to be noticed, and to take a back seat to the story and performances.