Thursday, September 27, 2007
I loved the Kill Bill movies and was very much looking forward to this. Now I know why it didn't do so well at the box office. Tarantino was trying to recreate the "Grindhouse" exploitation films of the 70s. There were some clever elements, the skipping film, particularly. But mostly it was boring. Lots of boring dialogue among the pretty girls. A couple of moderately intense car chase scenes. But really nothing to look forward to here. The car chase with the girl on the hood was pretty cool, but other than that, it was standard fare. If you like Tarantino, and if you like car chases, you will want to see this. Otherwise, there's not much to offer here. Bottom line, one and a half stars.