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‘Kill Bill Vol 1’ 2003/10/27

Posted by Daddy Dave in Movies, nights out, Reviews.
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Just returned from Parkhead Forge cinema and Quentin Tarantino's 'Kill Bill vol.1'

I was a huge fan of 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction', and I enjoyed 'Jackie Brown', but 'Kill Bill vol.1' is very different indeed.

Whereas the others had plots and scripts, interesting characters, choice actors, great editing and pacing, few 'special effects', pretty low budgets — and no actual violence, 'Kill Bill vol.1' was all expensive special effects, overwhelmingly graphic (and ridiculous) violence and gore, thin characterisations and zero ideas or plot.

What a disappointment indeed. (more…)