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Lianne MacDougall with Quentin Tarantino.Photo: SCMP Pictures

Quentin Tarantino's film blogger girlfriend caught up in plagiarism row

The US horror-writer girlfriend of Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has been accused of plagiarising dozens of reviews by other critics for a regular column. Lianne MacDougall, who uses the pen-name Lianne Spiderbaby reportedly copied material by writers for Empire magazine, Critical-Film.com and HighDefDigest.com among others, for a column titled "Spiderbaby's Terror Tapes" on the FEARnet site.