Ever since quentin tarantino's pulp fiction created a sensation at this year's cannes film festival, where it won top honors (the palme d'or), it has been swathed in the wildest hyperbole in fact, it has sparked an excitement bound to look suspect from afar it must be hard to believe that mr tarantino,. It's hard to over sell a movie that is so supremely confident in writing and direction. Twenty years on, quentin tarantino's pulp fiction has been rereleased in cinemas, and it looks as mesmeric and mad as ever: callous, insolent karmic balance of the heroin scene and the adrenalin scene, the narrative switchbacks that allow john travolta to finish the film both alive and dead, the. Now that quentin tarantino's pulp fiction has won the palme d'or at cannes, opened the new york film festival and made the former video-store clerk a name to suck up to big time in hollywood, you're probably thinking the writer- director of reservoir dogs has sold out his renegade ass think again. 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.
Even the soundtrack is amazing and is so tied into the screen if that is not enough to cause you to watch again here is a great review from one of the better critics by peter travers october 14, 1994 now that quentin tarantino's pulp fiction has won the palme d'or at cannes, opened the new york film festival and made. If you take no pleasure in popular culture, with all its manic excesses, then you are likely to be bewildered, even offended, by quentin tarantino's extraordinary film, pulp fiction tarantino unapologetically enjoys popular culture at the same time that he satirizes it unfortunately, he also seems to specialize in violence. From reservoir dogs to true romance and now to pulp fiction quentin tarantino's films dwell in the dark heart of the criminal underworld tarantino pulp fiction than the mere retelling of a story, more than its images of violence and sexuality, and more than the cheap unfinished pulp magazines which inspired this film.
Pulp fiction established him as a star all tarantino's trademarks are on display, the fast-paced sweary dialogue, the extreme violence, and the references to pop culture pulp fiction earned tarantino his first oscar for best screenplay, and even twenty three years after the film's initial release the dialogue. See how the movie show took to tarantino, in this trip down memory lane. Quentin tarantino is the jerry lee lewis of cinema, a pounding performer who doesn't care if he tears up the piano, as long as everybody is rocking his new movie pulp fiction is a comedy about blood, guts, violence, strange sex, drugs, fixed fights, dead body disposal, leather freaks, and a wristwatch. Pulp fiction (united states, 1994) a movie review by james berardinelli pulp fiction poster pulp (pulp) n 1 a soft, moist, shapeless mass of matter 2 a book containing lurid subject matter, and being characteristically printed on rough, unfinished paper the path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities.
Tarantino's masterpiece entertaining, yet violent read common sense media's pulp fiction review, age rating, and parents guide. Director quentin tarantino actors john travolta, uma thurman, samuel l jackson, ving rhames, and bruce willis famous quote “say 'what' again say ' what' again, i dare you, i double dare you” – jules winnfield review the following review is the first installment of what will be an ongoing series in. Non-review review: pulp fiction posted on may 23, 2011 by darren it's strange i always feel a flutter of uncertainty when i prepare to tackle a film i hold in particularly high esteem on this blog perhaps it's the fact that i worry i might not be entirely objective, or perhaps it's the fear that i'll embarrass myself with a particular. Despite the drugs, the blood, the language, the grit, pulp fiction is fundamentally light-hearted it's fluff —picks and pans review, people grisly but packed with more laugh lines than any other recent movie, fiction simply annihilates its current 'underworld' competition note to the folks who made the.
Available on dvd/blu-ray, plus trailers and reviews for pulp fiction an underworld tale brimming with memorable scenes, endlessly quotable dialogue and an iconic soundtrack, it represents the cultural peak of the american independent film scene of the late 80s and early 90s. Pulp fiction is considered a quentin tarantino classic by most, and is hailed as tarantino's masterpiece by some jeremy gives you his review of this 90's.
A sprawling, discursive fresco: three stories bookended by a prologue and epilogue in the first story, a mobster (travolta) is charged with looking after the i. Pulp fiction, is, as the title indicates, purely an exercise in technique and style, albeit a brilliant and layered one containing numerous references to other films, it is like a great work of abstract art, or art about art it has all the characteristics we associate with great movies: fine writing, first-rate acting, unforgettable.
Overall, the film attained exceptionally high ratings among us reviewers it holds a 94% score based on 79 reviews at rotten tomatoes with an average rating of 91/10 the website's critical consensus reads, one of the most influential films of the 1990s, pulp fiction is a delirious post-modern mix of neo- noir thrills,. Amazoncom: pulp fiction (two-disc collector's edition): john travolta, samuel l jackson, tim roth, amanda plummer, eric stoltz, bruce willis, ving rhames, phil lamarr, maria de medeiros, rosanna arquette, uma thurman, christopher walken, harvey keitel, steve buscemi, quentin tarantino: movies & tv. While sci-fi fans were geeking out (and freaking out) over the release of star wars on blu-ray last month, true cinemaphiles were anxiously awaiting the real coup for the hd format – pulp fiction now, the award-winning film that made quentin tarantino a household name and changed moviemaking. On october 14, 1994, quentin tarantino's pulp fiction, the frenetic follow-up to his debut feature reservoir dogs, hit theaters when it premiered at cannes film fest earlier that year, the hollywood reporter first reviewed the film.