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Reservoir Dogs 18%  18%  [ 68 ]
Pulp Fiction 29%  29%  [ 114 ]
Kill Bill (I & II) 7%  7%  [ 29 ]
Inglourious Basterds 10%  10%  [ 38 ]
Hateful Eight 3%  3%  [ 13 ]
Django 9%  9%  [ 34 ]
True Romance 9%  9%  [ 35 ]
Jackie Brown 9%  9%  [ 36 ]
From Dusk Till Dawn 4%  4%  [ 16 ]
Natural Born Killers 1%  1%  [ 5 ]
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 Post subject: Tarantino Films
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Can't get them all in, and had to group KB as one film. For me personally, I'd go;

Pulp Fiction
Inglourious
KB
Reservoir
The rest.

Didn't really rate Django.

Director/Screen writer/Production etc.


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Dusk til dawn wasn't a Tarantino movie. He was in it but it was directed by his amigo, the bad hombre Robert Rodriguez.


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Pulp is a fantastic movie but I always thought Reservoir Dogs was an over rated bunch of crap.


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The Sun God wrote:
Dusk til dawn wasn't a Tarantino movie. He was in it but it was directed by his amigo, the bad hombre Robert Rodriguez.


Neither was true romance or NB Killers. Tarantino did write them though. Itg's a bit like comparing apples and oranges this excercise as he had different types of input.

Pulp Fiction
Kill Bill(s)
Reservoir Dogs
Ing Basterds


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 Post subject: Re: Tarantino Films
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Pulp Fiction
Django
Reservoir Dogs

Kill Bill series is great too, probably a close call for 3rd imo


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The Sun God wrote:
Dusk til dawn wasn't a Tarantino movie. He was in it but it was directed by his amigo, the bad hombre Robert Rodriguez.

I think they did half each didn't they?


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 Post subject: Re: Tarantino Films
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Pulp Fiction was absolutely brilliant.

Literally everything else he's made has been utter crap. Gruesome violence for the sake of violence following the rough plot line, "show some despicable gruesome violence happening to the antagonist (pregnant woman, WW2 era Jew, Black Slave, etc.) in order to justify despicable gruesome violence happening to the baddy.

Utter trash. Incredible that it continues to be critically acclaimed.

But yes, Pulp Fiction was absolute gold. Fresh, original, black comedy. He hasn't reproduced anything close before or after.


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 Post subject: Re: Tarantino Films
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Mog The Almighty wrote:
Pulp Fiction was absolutely brilliant.

Literally everything else he's made has been utter crap. Gruesome violence for the sake of violence following the rough plot line, "show some despicable gruesome violence happening to the antagonist (pregnant woman, WW2 era Jew, Black Slave, etc.) in order to justify despicable gruesome violence happening to the baddy.


That happenned in Pulp Fiction too though. The dialogue and backstories he writes are sometime the most enjoyable bits of his films. But he has done a lot of rubbish. I hated Django and Hateful 8.

What annoys me is that

1) he thinks he's a good enough actor to put hismelf in all of his films. He's not.

2)He also has an unhealthy obsession with afro-americans and their body parts.

3) He also puts Samuel L Jackson in his movies. Samuel L Jackson is a terrible actor.


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 Post subject: Re: Tarantino Films
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Mog The Almighty wrote:
Pulp Fiction was absolutely brilliant.

Literally everything else he's made has been utter crap. Gruesome violence for the sake of violence following the rough plot line, "show some despicable gruesome violence happening to the antagonist (pregnant woman, WW2 era Jew, Black Slave, etc.) in order to justify despicable gruesome violence happening to the baddy.

Utter trash. Incredible that it continues to be critically acclaimed.

But yes, Pulp Fiction was absolute gold. Fresh, original, black comedy. He hasn't reproduced anything close before or after.

Nah. Reservoir Dogs and the Kill Bills were fantastic movies.

He has made some absolute dirt though. The Hateful Eight is incredibly shit for example and Django and Inglorious Basterds are massively overrated.


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 Post subject: Re: Tarantino Films
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Kid A wrote:
Mog The Almighty wrote:
Pulp Fiction was absolutely brilliant.

Literally everything else he's made has been utter crap. Gruesome violence for the sake of violence following the rough plot line, "show some despicable gruesome violence happening to the antagonist (pregnant woman, WW2 era Jew, Black Slave, etc.) in order to justify despicable gruesome violence happening to the baddy.


That happenned in Pulp Fiction too though. The dialogue and backstories he writes are sometime the most enjoyable bits of his films. But he has done a lot of rubbish. I hated Django and Hateful 8.

What annoys me is that

1) he thinks he's a good enough actor to put hismelf in all of his films. He's not.

2)He also has an unhealthy obsession with afro-americans and their body parts.

3) He also puts Samuel L Jackson in his movies. Samuel L Jackson is a terrible actor.


"Sometimes" being the operative word there. The dialogue in his later films has been atrociously overstylised and overblown to the point where it can't sustain the narrative. Django was just fucking awful.


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 Post subject: Re: Tarantino Films
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Diego wrote:
Mog The Almighty wrote:
Pulp Fiction was absolutely brilliant.

Literally everything else he's made has been utter crap. Gruesome violence for the sake of violence following the rough plot line, "show some despicable gruesome violence happening to the antagonist (pregnant woman, WW2 era Jew, Black Slave, etc.) in order to justify despicable gruesome violence happening to the baddy.

Utter trash. Incredible that it continues to be critically acclaimed.

But yes, Pulp Fiction was absolute gold. Fresh, original, black comedy. He hasn't reproduced anything close before or after.

Nah. Reservoir Dogs and the Kill Bills were fantastic movies.

He has made some absolute dirt though. The Hateful Eight is incredibly shit for example and Django and Inglorious Basterds are massively overrated.


The Hateful Eight was just a massive Hollywood get-together, it was painful


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 Post subject: Re: Tarantino Films
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Pulp Fiction
Jackie Brown
Reservoir Dogs


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 Post subject: Re: Tarantino Films
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Pulp Fiction
Kill Bill
Jackie Brown

Inglorious and Django were very good.

Hateful Eight wasn't a stand out.


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hermie wrote:
Pulp Fiction
Jackie Brown
Reservoir Dogs


This, but not in that order.

Voted for Jackie Brown because for me it the most entertaining, amusing and well written QT movie.


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 Post subject: Re: Tarantino Films
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Pulp Fiction
True Romance (wrote it)
Reservoir Dogs

Glad to see I'm not the only one that hated Django. I seem to remember everyone raving about it at the time.


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 Post subject: Re: Tarantino Films
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Just rating the above for me it's:

Pulp Fiction
Inglorious Basterds
True Romance

If it's only directed then Reservoir Dogs comes in.


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 Post subject: Re: Tarantino Films
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Reservoir Dogs
Natural Born Killers (soundtrack is unbelievable)
True Romance


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I loved Django and IB.


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 Post subject: Re: Tarantino Films
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True Romance
Hateful Eight
Reservoir Dogs

Hateful Eight was excellent, and I don't even like Tarantino as a director all that much

Kill Bill is absolute garbage


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He also directed/wrote an episode of CSI that was pretty good.


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Chuckles1188 wrote:
True Romance
Hateful Eight
Reservoir Dogs

Hateful Eight was excellent, and I don't even like Tarantino as a director all that much

Kill Bill is absolute garbage


Always knew you had taste Chucks.

One of my all time favourites.


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Jackie Brown continues to be under-rated imho...


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Reservoir Dogs
Jackie Brown
True Romance

is the correct answer


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Kill Bill is one of the worst films I've ever had the displeasure of watching.

Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs and Basterds were great.

He doesn't make films for an audience, he makes them for himself, which I respect. Too often his films go down a referential rabbit hole of obscure cinema, which makes them a bit tedious, but he's streets ahead of most of the rest of the industry, which is just churning out remakes, sequels and super hero flicks.


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Don't get the 'overstylised' criticism, that is surely the point. All his films are entirely about, obsessed with, and referential to other films rather than anything resembling "reality". It would be jarring if his characters actually spoke like real people.

There's something to enjoy in even his bad films, I find. Far more entertaining than most else around now. I still think he was better in the 90s when not all his actors were in on the 'joke' and played it straighter. Hateful 8 is just a bit too arch.

Pulp Fiction
Jackie Brown
Inglorious Bastards
Reservoir Dogs
Kill Bill 2
Django (would have preferred an entire film just at Candyland with Leo and SLJ)
Kill Bill 1
H8
Death Proof

True Romance would have been much better had he directed it


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Zakar wrote:
Kill Bill is one of the worst films I've ever had the displeasure of watching.

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What didn't you like about the Kill Bills?


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Mullet 2 wrote:
Chuckles1188 wrote:
True Romance
Hateful Eight
Reservoir Dogs

Hateful Eight was excellent, and I don't even like Tarantino as a director all that much

Kill Bill is absolute garbage


Always knew you had taste Chucks.

One of my all time favourites.


I like you Mullet. Always have, always will


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Reservoir Dogs (established the template; incredibly assured [and influential] movie, given its non-sequential structure, for a first time director. The "Van Gogh" scene is still hard to watch, and the revelation of who indeed was the rat one of the most electric moments in film history.)

Inglorious Basterds (largely on the basis of the introductory interrogation scene and the drawn out confrontation in the cellar; trademark Tarantino, you know something terrible is going to happen, long conversations as people desperately try to talk their way out of a trap without giving the game away, then an explosion of violence.)

The Hateful Eight (the blackest of comedies.)

Just realized my first and third picks are basically stage plays on screen; Shakespearean tragedies, in fact, with the requisite pile of bodies on stage as the curtain falls...


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Pulp Fiction
Jackie Brown
Death Proof

I like when the film is about the dialogue and the violence is purely a plot tool, the first half of Death Proof has some of the most natural dialogue in any film I've watched.


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Chuckles1188 wrote:
Mullet 2 wrote:
Chuckles1188 wrote:
True Romance
Hateful Eight
Reservoir Dogs

Hateful Eight was excellent, and I don't even like Tarantino as a director all that much

Kill Bill is absolute garbage


Always knew you had taste Chucks.

One of my all time favourites.


I like you Mullet. Always have, always will[
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Pulp Fiction
daylight
Dogs
Jackie Brown

The latter on the strength of watching Pam Grier alone.


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True Romance
Pulp Fiction
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I'm not sure why True Romance gets such high praise. It's just Badlands with a slightly different ending. Even the music is the same.


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theaxe wrote:
Jackie Brown continues to be under-rated imho...


Not by me. It is a very fine film.

Pulp Fiction
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I'm not sure why True Romance gets such high praise. It's just Badlands with a slightly different ending. Even the music is the same.


Cracking ensemble cast, Tarantino's scriptwriting in full flow, Patricia Arquette could give my work desk an erection, and to cap it all off one of the greatest face-offs in cinema history:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3yon2GyoiM


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Chuckles1188 wrote:
Kid A wrote:
I'm not sure why True Romance gets such high praise. It's just Badlands with a slightly different ending. Even the music is the same.


Cracking ensemble cast, Tarantino's scriptwriting in full flow, Patricia Arquette could give my work desk an erection, and to cap it all off one of the greatest face-offs in cinema history:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3yon2GyoiM


It's a good film. Not as good as Badlands though.


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Chuckles1188 wrote:
Kid A wrote:
I'm not sure why True Romance gets such high praise. It's just Badlands with a slightly different ending. Even the music is the same.


Cracking ensemble cast, Tarantino's scriptwriting in full flow, Patricia Arquette could give my work desk an erection, and to cap it all off one of the greatest face-offs in cinema history:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3yon2GyoiM


Beat me to it. It's a great film. So many quality actors and some brilliant dialogue.


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Kid A wrote:
Chuckles1188 wrote:
Kid A wrote:
I'm not sure why True Romance gets such high praise. It's just Badlands with a slightly different ending. Even the music is the same.


Cracking ensemble cast, Tarantino's scriptwriting in full flow, Patricia Arquette could give my work desk an erection, and to cap it all off one of the greatest face-offs in cinema history:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3yon2GyoiM


It's a good film. Not as good as Badlands though.


Is it white boy day?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3S_qqhL_4A


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Zakar wrote:
Kill Bill is one of the worst films I've ever had the displeasure of watching.

Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs and Basterds were great.

He doesn't make films for an audience, he makes them for himself, which I respect. Too often his films go down a referential rabbit hole of obscure cinema, which makes them a bit tedious, but he's streets ahead of most of the rest of the industry, which is just churning out remakes, sequels and super hero flicks.


Agreed on Kill Bill

shitter than shit, shitness


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It's awful. Literally the only good thing is the "you say arigato like we say arigatooooo" bit


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