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1444 days ago

*****5 Stars*****

“Pulp Fiction” is a dark comedy action feature film that was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It is a prime example of postmodern cinema. Therefore, it is a counter-culture film that is essentially about nothing. There is no hero, or antagonist, and it is difficult to establish what time period the film is set in. However, those are not necessarily bad things, especially for independent film lovers who appreciate postmodernism.

The film follows multiple narratives that all tie into each other, predominately through one character, who is an LA gangster that goes by the name of Marcellus Wallace. Each story within the film is unique, with no single narrative being any less interesting than the other.

The criteria I evaluated this film on include: content, audio, and visual aspects.

Content:
The underlying meaning behind “Pulp Fiction” is ambiguous, and each story within the film is left with an open ending. There is some measure of character progression through the movie, but each character’s broad motives are not entirely clear.

Audio:
The dialogue in the film is clever, funny, relevant, and refreshing. I also appreciated the soundtrack, which is very short, and the songs are somewhat random. However, each track accentuates the mood(s) of the movie to perfection.

Visual Aspects:
It is a visually striking film. It incorporates clothing, settings, music, and general style from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. The movie also includes an intense amount of vivid violent imagery.

In essence, the entertainment value of “Pulp Fiction” is priceless for independent film lovers. It can also be appreciated by a lot of people who simply enjoy a good action movie.

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2296 days ago

Great film, which shows Guy Pearce in another quirky role :) Great imagery and suspense with a great script!

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2296 days ago

Another classic from Tarantino comes complete with yet another great soundtrack! Great star-studded cast with great script!

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2296 days ago

Great indie/student-esque typ film... Jake Gyallenhall plays a great, 'brooding teen' with angst... Very quirky in script and imagery but a classic film for all teen/young adults to watch. Good soundtrack also!

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2296 days ago

A good 'family-type' movie, thought provoking and inspiring for the lil' ones about how the world 'used' to be... And in some places, still is... If they can get past the black and white filming, a great moralistic movie which will tug at your heart strings!

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2296 days ago

Absolute blinder of a movie!!! :D Thought provoking, chilling, gruesome, educational, touching and heart warming, it has it all! Fantastic performances by Edward Norton and Edward Furlong!!! A DEFINATE MUST SEE!!!

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2296 days ago

Thought provoking, heart wrenching movie! GREAT soundtrack! Not a war-type viewer, but. Great film nonetheless!

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2296 days ago

Fantastic film which switches back and forth in time to create an imaginative plot... Cast abundant with great star actors/actresses of the quirky variety :) I personally would've put this fim in the cult classics as it is one of my upmost faves! Great script by Tarantino, followed by an awesome soundtrack, which is a must for all Tarentino movies :) definitely worth a look, you won't regret it!

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3023 days ago

It was pretty good,but I don't think it was "independent".I'd be suprised if it was.

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3023 days ago

4 and a half stars.Very good,nice twist,well done. I also saw the Bollywood movie that they got the plot from,which was also excellent,except,of course,they had to have the inane singing & dancing that just did NOT need to be there.

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