KILL BILL: VOL. 1
Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino; director of photography, Robert Richardson; edited by Sally Menke; music by the RZA; martial-arts adviser, Yuen Wo-Ping; fight choreographer, Sonny Chiba; production designers, Yohei Tanada and David Wasco; produced by Lawrence Bender; released by Miramax Films. Running time: 95 minutes. This film is rated R.
WITH: Uma Thurman (The Bride/Black Mamba), David Carradine (Bill), Lucy Liu (O-Ren Ishii/Cottonmouth), Daryl Hannah (Elle Driver/California Mountain Snake), Vivica A. Fox (Vernita Green/Copperhead), Michael Madsen (Budd/Sidewinder), Michael Parks (Sheriff), Sonny Chiba (Hattori Hanzo) and Chiaki Kuriyama (Go Go Yubari)
Kill Bill and the Wave of Globalization
One exiting development in some recent films is the seamless integration of globalization. Say what you will about Quentin Tarantino's bloody new homage to kung-fu and spaghetti westerns Kill Bill Vol. 1 but it is as close to a movie...
Posted in Blogcritics on October 22, 2003 12:09 AM
Finally got out to see Kill Bill on Saturday night. What I saw was anime come to life... the part that wasn't actual anime, of course. Tarantino has combined the more over-the-top elements of graphic novels (characters bleed... a lot)...
Posted in Blogcritics on October 20, 2003 08:59 PM
Word is, Gregg Easterbrook got fired from ESPN for his comments about Jewish studio executives and Kill Bill. Fair punishment, rank political correctness, or just retaliation for taking a shot at the boss?
Posted in Blogcritics on October 20, 2003 12:58 PM
Kill Bill: Volume 1
I saw Quentin Tarantino’s fourth film (he lets you know it’s his fourth in the credits) last night. I could have seen it on the IMAX screen, but their website didn’t detail which screenings were playing where, so we went...
Posted in Blogcritics on October 19, 2003 02:05 PM
Get yourself to a cinema and Kill Bill … Vol. 1
The first line of Vol. 1 is David Carradine's "I bet I could fry an egg on your face right now, if I wanted to." By the end of Kill Bill: Volume 1, that's exactly how you'll feel, but with any luck your head won't explode in the chasm of anticipation before Volume 2 graces the million multiplexes in February next year.
Posted in Blogcritics on October 18, 2003 03:18 AM