The Hateful Eight ** (Out of four stars)

Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. With Bruce Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Madsen, Tim Roth, and Kurt Russell. Distributed by the Weinstein Co.

Running time: 2 hours, 47 mins.

Parent's guide: R (violence, profanity, adult themes).

Playing at: Area theaters