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  • 3 years ago
  • @ghostman - Awesome. The movie experience was always better as a kid for some reason. I remember the very first time I saw Terminator. Scared the crap out of me. Me and my brother and my friend would pretend that we were resistance fighters all the time and run through the park with our fake guns pretending we were killing terminators. Good times.
  • 3 years ago
  • I'm not the biggest fan of Tarantino's work. In fact, I'm repulsed by his films. Not the violence, but by the obnoxious dialog. Anyway, this is my list (including "Sin City", "Grindhouse" and "Four Rooms")

    1. Inglourious Basterds (5/5)
    2. Sin City (5/5)
    3. Grindhouse (4.5/5)
    4. Pulp Fiction (3/5)
    5. Kill Bill Vol. 1 (3/5)
    6. Kill Bill Vol. 2 (3/5)
    7. Reservoir Dogs (1.5/5)
    8. Death Proof (1/5)
    9. Jackie Brown (1/5)
    10. Four Rooms (0.5/5)
  • 3 years ago
  • @moviemaniac66 Think I saw T2 before The Terminator...I was around 10 and thought it was the coolest action movie ever! I would collect all kinds of terminator toys and set up a battle scene between the Resistance and the terminator machines; then destroy them with bottle rockets and firecrackers...it was pretty awesome :)
    Lord McLovin of MovieWeb
  • 3 years ago
  • I get annoyed with avid Tarantino fans, but I must say that Kill Bill is phenomenal filmmaking. He's made a lot of other really good films too. I don't like Reservoir Dogs though.
  • 3 years ago
  • @ghostman - Lol, that is awesome. The joys of being a kid. I miss those days.
  • 3 years ago
  • @moviegeek I didn't like Reservoir Dogs either. In fact, Inglourious Basterds was really the only one of his films I liked all because the swearing was very toned down.
  • 3 years ago
  • @moviemaniac66 The joys of being a kid may be over, but the fun never ends ;) I've been working on a black-hawk helicopter model to film a short movie and explode it using pyrotechnics and sparklers to make it look like a 'crash'.
    Lord McLovin of MovieWeb
  • 3 years ago
  • @SpaceCowboy I agree about the swearing.. but Kill Bill doesn't have that much.
  • 3 years ago
  • I consider Tarantino to be one of the best directors of the last 25 years and arguably one of the most influential of all time. He doesn't necessarily have any bad movies just some that are better than others.

    In my humble opinion...
    (from greatest to least)
    Pulp Fiction,
    Inglourious Basterds,
    Reservoir Dogs,
    Kill Bill Vol. 2,
    Jackie Brown,
    Kill Bill Vol. 1,
    Death Proof
    "I don't blame myself. You see, Mr. Gittes, most people never have to face the fact that at the right time and the right place, they're capable of anything." -Noah Cross (John Huston) Chinatown, 1974
  • 3 years ago
  • Well it seems Pulp fiction is probably most popular for best, death proof worst. Thanks for commenting guys!
  • 3 years ago
  • 1. Inglorious B
    2. R. Dogs
    3. Pulp Fiction
    4. Death Proof
    5. Kill Bill Vol. 2
    6. JACKIE Brown
    7. KILL BILL Vol. 1

    D'JANGO CAN NOT WAIT

    one question: is Will Smith UNCHAINED IN THIS FILM? :D
    What is purposeful-but to watch films!
  • 3 years ago
  • @SpaceCowboy@moviegeek -- Let me get this straight, you don't like "Reservoir Dogs" because of the pervasive language, correct? I hope you two mean the fact that you didn't "enjoy" it - not that it wasn't a good/great movie. "Kill Bill: Vol 1" doesn't have a lot of language, but it does have a decent amount, along with some very strong terms.
    Tyler Durden: You're not your job. You're not how much money you have in the bank. You're not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You're not your fucking khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.
  • 3 years ago
  • @Zak-Lee-Ferguson -- No, he is not. Jamie Foxx will be taking his place - awesome, right?
    Tyler Durden: You're not your job. You're not how much money you have in the bank. You're not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You're not your fucking khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.
  • 3 years ago
  • @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx I liked Rez Dogs' story, just not how it was executed...with a lot of foul-mouthed dialog about "dicks", "queers", and "f*cking." I was completely drained of my patience before the film hit its half way mark. I find it annoying but not surprising that the first line of the first film of Tarantino's career is Quentin himself saying "Let me tell you what 'Like a Virgin's' about. It's all about a girl who dates a guy with a big dick." Pretty much sums up all the dialog in his movies.

    Kill Bill was a different sort of Taratino flick while staying true to the hitman aspect he uses in all his movies (or most of them anyway). It had a purpose; a target. It relied more on stylized action then lengthly table talk (though Vol. 2 is more like that of the standard QT flick). But even Kill Bill got on my nerves when it would use silly dialog as the swearing in his other movies would come off as. Some of the action sequences too were just silly, over the top, an cheesy. I'm sure it was intended that way, but it just didn't draw me in all that much. It's a little hard to explain what my problem with Kill Bill was. Just that it didn't sit right with me.
  • 3 years ago
  • @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Uhh. No. I think the language is just over-exaggerated in his films, but that's not why i didn't like Reservoir Dogs.

    Tarantino films are sort of like indie films for me. They have a tendency to get carried away with their... uniqueness? Not all of his, but a fair share of them.
  • 3 years ago
  • Here's my problem with this site: I don't have to like a movie to respect it or acknowledge that it's good. It seems standard protocol for people on this site is, I like it; therefore it's good. Or, I didn't like it; therefore it's bad. Cursing, it seems, is now reason enough to disregard near-perfect works of art.

    Just because I may not be a huge fan of Citizen Kane doesn't mean it's not one of the best movies ever. I think 99.9% of the people on this site are unable to, or for whatever reason don't, make that distinction. Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill Vol. 1, and Inglourious Basterds are all classics. Like them or not, everyone should at least be able to admit that to themselves. It's got nothing to do with taste or personal preference. It's about the work. Then again, we are on a site where Scarface and Psycho aren't considered classics, so what the hell do I know?
    Yeah, well, ya know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.
  • 3 years ago
  • @thedude-abides exactly, now don't tear my head off about this Bill fans, but i did feel Kill Bill Vol 1, on it's own, before i saw 2 was a load of nonsense, but good nonsense. I may have thought personally it was pretty dumb but i probably enjoyed it more than any other of his films.
  • 3 years ago
  • @stoned Yeah, I guess what you're saying is, you didn't necessarily like it, but you enjoyed the quality of the work. Both were on AMC last night back to back. I watched Vol. 1 again just to get a clearer perspective, and as always, I loved every minute of it.
    Yeah, well, ya know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.
  • 3 years ago
  • @ghostman -- Nope, I have not.
    Tyler Durden: You're not your job. You're not how much money you have in the bank. You're not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You're not your fucking khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.
  • 3 years ago
  • @SpaceCowboy -- If I'm correct, that "sums up" the dialogue in a few of his movies - none of his recently released films. "Inglourious Basterds" was a long film, and had very long discussions - many of them were very clean, formal conversations. "Kill Bill. Vol 1-2" contained language, but it was more of 7(8)/10 language - if you get what I mean.
    Tyler Durden: You're not your job. You're not how much money you have in the bank. You're not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You're not your fucking khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.