Every film from Roger Ebert's "Great Movies" essays.
Just because you are a character doesn't mean you have character.
A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
It’s all about the dialogue! This is the most quotable film ever for me and my absolute favorite from Quentin Tarantino. Pulp Fiction perfectly works as a mix of different genres and you can totally feel the director’s love for cinema with so many film references that just mesh very well altogether. The writing is truly brilliant as the characters are all given a lot of care and are quite memorable whether they have big or small roles. Also, this film is really original in the sense that it manages to alternate all the different story arcs in an engaging manner, being constantly surprising and making the viewer relate to the characters to some degree. I can usually pick a…
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Yes, I've watched this twice in two days. In my prior review yesterday, I stated that Pulp Fiction wasn't my favorite Tarantino film.
I was wrong.
Everyone has one of those films, one that you constantly fight with. Basically, Pulp Fiction has always been mine. When I first saw it at age 13, I loved it. I really loved it. It was when I was starting to watch film seriously, but after awhile, I almost forgot about it. Recently, I've been watching a lot of Tarantino, and I remembered how I haven't seen Pulp Fiction in so long.
That brings me to my viewing yesterday, which was disappointing because I didn't remember it being as great as when I saw…
From the very first words uttered you know you're watching something special. In Reservoir Dogs, Tarantino already showed signs of his unique skill at writing dialogue. In Pulp Fiction he perfects it.
When this came out in Holland, it became mostly known for two things. Firstly the fact that Travolta was playing a role he had never played before and secondly the fact that Tarantino made some great and unbelievably accurate cultural observations about Holland. Both were completely true of course, but that is not what blew me away.
This was my first Tarantino and will always be my favourite. I was completely taken by his prose. There is practically no line of text, no piece of dialogue uttered in…
Without any blemishes or imperfections; perfect.
Without any mistakes or shortcomings.
faultless - perfect - immaculate - impeccable
A work of outstanding artistry, skill, or workmanship.
An artist's or craftsman's best piece of work.
masterwork - chef d'oeuvre - chef-d'oeuvre - magnum opus
This is the ultimate film homage.
I honestly can't see how anyone wouldn't like this film. Even if you don't love it, you have to like something about it. The honest dialogue, the hilarity of it all, the thrill of it all, the awesome performances, the engaging characters, the compelling and thought provoking story, that fucking briefcase...
I swear, I don't think there is a single person on the planet who uttered the phrase "I didn't like Pulp Fiction" just like how no one has ever said "I don't know what's in that fucking briefcase." We all know by now. It's pretty obvious isn't it?
The more I watch it the more I start to think Pulp Fiction might be the best film ever made.
Seeing this on film at the Grand Illusion just set it in stone as one of the best things ever.
One of the best films ever made.
1994's Pulp Fiction Is My Seventh Favorite Film Of All Time, I Like It Because It Turned 20 Years Old This Year In 2014.
Tarantino never got
Better than this film.
Pulp Fiction is not quite the masterpiece it is often described as, but is by no means a bad movie. It features incredible dialogue, a well plotted story, and great directing. Highly recommended.
Beautifully written, structured and directed, Pulp Fiction has magnetic performances and a genius behind the camera, making it a startlingly compelling masterpiece.
not my favorite quentin movie, i always forget how good it is until im watching it again. Butches girlfriend drives me crazy so i always skip that part sorry
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