With John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Christopher Walken, Eric Stoltz, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Rosanna Arquette
Directed by Quentin Tarantino

After making huge waves with his low budget cult hit
Reservoir Dogs, the ex-video store clerk turned movie maverick Quentin Tarantino’s second effort turned into one hell of a movie.

Co-written with James Avery (who had his credit bought out by Tarantino), the film walked off with numerous awards at both Cannes and the Oscars.
Several storylines involving underworld figures linked in one way or another (or crossing one another’s paths) intertwine in a flurry of dialogue, violence and cinematic flair. From the hitman who seems to fall for the boss’s wife, his drug dealer and his enlightened partner’s decision to leave the business, to the boxer not taking the dive, and the couple knocking over a coffee shop.

With a fantastic soundtrack selection on top of it,
Pulp Fiction is already a legendary film, and while it may not be seen as a Citizen Kane, it certainly set the template for thousands of imitations to follow.
Pulp Fiction
not only pushed Samuel L. Jackson’s career into a new bracket, but also resurrected Travolta’s floundering one.

One of my favourite Tarantino flicks (although each of them have something special).

6 / A
- Paul Blom

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More Tarantino to peruse:

Kill Bill 1 Kill Bill 2 Inglourious Basterds Django Unchained    

never let a review decide for you, but for those who need a rating, see the Flamedrop scale below
6 - Volcanic
5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished

A: Multi-Viewing Potential

B: Could Enjoy A 2nd Look

C: Once Should Suffice

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