Re: RARA-AVIS: Grindhouse, anybody?

From: William Ahearn (
Date: 13 May 2007

--- Kevin Burton Smith
<> wrote:

> His
> first three films all seemed witty and smart and
> fresh (and were all,
> coincidentally, crime films) whereas both KILL BILLs
> seem like adolescent, self-indulgent wallow
> disguised as "homage".

Kill Bill would have been a dazzling long single movie. I saw them back to back and came away thinking I needed to learn a video editing system so I could release a viewer's cut. Lucy Liu would end up with about 5 minutes of screen time and no backstory. That whole section was dreadful.


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