Gatorman9 18 April I just finished screening this movie for the first time after putting it off for a number of years because of what seemed like equivocating appraisals from some of my friends.
The fact that he was denied an Oscar is a downright shame. Its hodgepodge of violence, mayhem, and generally deviant behavior is an assault on the senses, not to mention political correctness.
As in that film made way back inand as another reviewer has suggested, perhaps its special appeal - its unusually high degree of emotional impact - lies in its distinctly successful simultaneous application of several different genres in a single film - drama, action, dark humor - with the whole thing bound together by essentially flawless execution in every department.
How much else is there to talk about it after all these years?
It has loyalty among low lifes, and many other odd characters that are all bad and not one is a villain or hero. And writing, already noted, has been copied by many, and only equaled by a select few.
But I am so impressed that I feel compelled to add a few specific observations to the many fine reviews already on this database. Was this review helpful?
Fundamentally a truly outstanding movie, it is a must-see for anyone who considers themself a film buff and can handle graphic subject matter. Rumors of a prequel involving Jules and Vincent John Travolta have been floating around lately.
It also gets better with each viewing, especially if one of those happens to be on a big theatrical screen where all of the BIG compositions get bigger and more detailed.
Sign Marxist review of pulp fiction to vote. And somehow even after years of parody and terrible rip-offs, it holds its own and- as one can say after seeing it at a midnight screening- holds its audience as much as it had the countless times before they saw it or if they are, the first time.
Martin Landau, the best supporting actor winner that year, was terrific and funny in Ed Wood, but Jackson was perhaps the most commanding screen presence in film history as the bible-quoting, godfearing hitman. Also, the acting is always something to behold as by turns straightforward, over the top, subtle, and just downright menacing and spot-on.
Irrespective of audience sensibilities, however, the film-makers, supported by superb acting in every role, manage to create a world full of the most fascinating sleazy characters possibly ever to appear on screen. If Quentin Tarantino wishes to regain the fans he lost with the dissapointing but still pretty good Jackie Brown, he should get to work right away.
As at least one other reviewer noted, when the film ends you are actually disappointed, left craving more of these crazy people and their explosive lives."The proudly disreputable Pulp Fiction (cost: a measly $8 million) is the new King Kong of crime movies.
It's an anthology that blends three stories and 12 principal characters into a. Pulp Fiction is an American crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino that connects the intersecting storylines of gangsters.
Critic Consensus: One of the most influential films of the s, Pulp Fiction is a delirious post-modern mix of neo-noir thrills, pitch-black humor, and pop-culture touchstones%.
Jun 10, · But it isn't the structure that makes "Pulp Fiction'' a great film. Its greatness comes from its marriage of vividly original characters with a series of vivid and half-fanciful events and from the dialogue.4/4. Pulp Fiction, despite borrowing from just about every movie ever made, is the most invigorating cinema experience a filmgoer can ever hope for.
Its hodgepodge of violence, mayhem, and generally deviant behavior is an assault on the senses, not to mention political correctness. Tarantino's masterpiece. Entertaining, yet violent. Read Common Sense Media's Pulp Fiction review, age rating, and parents guide.Download