So every single Quentin Tarantino fan is currently anticipating the release of his eighth hallmark movie, titled “The Hateful Eight”. Some movie enthusiasts do not enjoy Tarantino’s excessive use of graphic imagery, and violence, however we believe these scenes are never merely filmed for the purpose of entertainment, each of Quentin’s films carries with it a message depicted with a strong sense of presence, and a lifelong impression for the viewer. Within this article we take a look at Quentin Tarantino’s most essential, must see films.
A huge emotionally charged film, one that has kept us on the edge of our seats, anticipating each and every character’s demise, conquer, and emotion. The film tells the story of a German bounty hunter, and a freed slave, one the run trying to find the former slave’s wife from a brutal plantation, managed by an even more brutal owner. The film induces deep feelings of rage, anger, empathy, and humanity to the viewers seeing it.
An all time classic, Pulp fiction tells the story of the lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster’s wife; these four tales of violence and redemption intermingle forming a plot that is both entertaining as well as expressive. A lot of fan theories have been written to denote the messages behind the visual imagery that Tarantino uses. Pulp Fiction is a must see classic.
Six criminals, who are strangers to each other, are hired by a crime boss, Joe Cabot, to carry out a diamond robbery. Right at the outset, they are given false names with the intention that they won’t get too close and will concentrate on the job instead. They are completely sure that the robbery is going to be a success. But, when the police show up right at the time and the site of the robbery, panic spreads amongst the group members, and two of them are killed in the subsequent shootout, along with a few policemen and civilians. When the remaining people assemble at the premeditated rendezvous point (a warehouse), they begin to suspect that one of them is an undercover cop.
The lead character, called ‘The Bride,’ was a member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, led by her lover ‘Bill.’ Upon realizing she was pregnant with Bill’s child, ‘The Bride’ decided to escape her life as a killer. She fled to Texas, met a young man, who, on the day of their wedding rehearsal was gunned down by an angry and jealous Bill (with the assistance of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad). Four years later, ‘The Bride’ wakes from a coma, and discovers her baby is gone. She, then, decides to seek revenge upon the five people who destroyed her life and killed her baby. The saga of Kill Bill Volume One begins.
In Nazi-occupied France, young Jewish refugee Shosanna Dreyfus witnesses the slaughter of her family by Colonel Hans Landa. Narrowly escaping with her life, she plots her revenge several years later when German war hero Fredrick Zoller takes a rapid interest in her and arranges an illustrious movie premiere at the theater she now runs. With the promise of every major Nazi officer in attendance, the event catches the attention of the “Basterds”, a group of Jewish-American guerrilla soldiers led by the ruthless Lt. Aldo Raine. As the relentless executioners advance and the conspiring young girl’s plans are set in motion, their paths will cross for a fateful evening that will shake the very annals of history.