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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