Tag Archives: Quentin Tarantino

Riders of the Worm

The one downside to buying DVDs in second-hand/charity shops is that a lot of your purchases tend to be made “on impulse”, without the ability to go online and verify the provenance of an “edition” via Wikipedia… and sometimes, silly … Continue reading

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“What Is Life Without Whimsy?”

Aside from a couple of “androgynous” characters, I haven’t drawn any pictures of men for this blog before… partly because men tend to look a lot duller than women (shorter hair, utilitarian clothing, flatter bodies, etc.) and are therefore less … Continue reading

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Dry Dreams on a Wet Afternoon

In honour of Dennis Hopper, I watched True Romance again the other day. Despite supposedly being a Tarantino fanboy, I hadn’t actually seen it since the VHS days, so it was interesting to hear the retrospective commentaries, and finally see … Continue reading

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McKlusky’s Cut

Watching the deleted scenes on the “Collector’s Edition” of Reservoir Dogs, I was a little saddened to find that an entire character had been cut out of the final version… namely “McKlusky”, played by Nina Siemaszko. Had her scenes been … Continue reading

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Chiaki Kuriyama as “GoGo Yubari”

Strange as it may sound, despite being an avowed fan of Quentin Tarantino and ass-kickin’ action chicks, it has taken me this long to finally get around to purchasing the Kill Bill flicks on DVD. It’s no secret that QT … Continue reading

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Unsolicited End-of-Year Opinions…

I see a lot of mags/sites are breaking out their “Best of the Decade” lists, but I can’t be doing with that. Amélie remains my favourite film of all time, so it follows that it’s my fave of the decade… … Continue reading

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Pam Grier as “Mamawi”

For anyone who hasn’t seen The Arena (1973), let me quote from the back of the case: “Female gladiators fight to the death! Inspired by the story of Spartacus, follow the adventures of a bevy of slave girls who, upon … Continue reading

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Umlauts and Abs

For years before it was re-released on DVD, and therefore widely available in high street shops, the Russ Meyer exploitation flick Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! had some pretty good word of mouth. Not only did it inspire the name of … Continue reading

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