A very well done genre piece.
Some excellent deaths.
The main character is great. These guys seem to write women very well.
The surrounding cast really brings this down for me though.
The filmmaking is excellent. The film looks very organic. All the shots flow together. The pace is spot on. There are some very cool shots and some great sound design. This is a top notch genre film.
But like I said, the performances surrounding the main girl's really…
I find it strange that this movie is so popular. I see 'bros' quoting it and they always have this next to Goodfellas and The Sopranos and Entourage in their collection of movies. I think a lot of people like it for the wrong reasons. They like the violence and the guns and DENIRO. But for me this is the quintessential art house film. It's ambiguous in it's meaning, it has no plot, it's main character has a lot of…
Jackie Brown, Reservoir Dogs, Inglourious Basterds, Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction. Quentin Tarantino's filmography reads like a symphony of revenge, blood, sam jackson and laughs. His latest entry, also a two word title, is Django Unchained. And it may be his best movie yet.
Revenge has really taken a hold of QT's writing as of late. He seems to really get inspiration from these characters that are hell bent on hell sending. If you thought the protagonist in Kill Bill was…