09 August 2010
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Wiggle your big toe.
So basically: After four years in a coma, "The Bride", aka Black Mamba, wakes up to realize she has lost her unborn child and seeks revenge on the people who did this to her. The culprits? The members of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad: Vernita Green (Copperhead) who is now a mother and wife, O-Ren Ishii (Cottonmouth) who is the head of an underground organization in Tokyo, Budd (Sidewinder) who lives in a trailer and works a dead-end job, Elle (California Mountain Kingsnake) who despises and respects "The Bride", and Bill, the one responsible for it all.
Yey! Quinten Tarantino! It should be mentioned that I wrote this review before I wrote Vol. 2's, as I had only seen it once and I thought it would be a bit weird seeing Vol. 2 without rewatching Vol. 1 first. Anyway, this movie is epic. I can't even describe it. Obvi not everyone will like it, Tarantino is just one of those directors, but if you haven't seen anything by him, watch this film! If you don't like him, well, that's your prerogative, but honestly, I don't understand it. All of his movies are awesome to the extreme. My only problem with this film is the bleeping out of "The Bride"'s name. I wish they had just failed to mention it altogether. It just seemed too forced the way they did it.
This defs deserves to be on the list along with all of Tarantino's films (I think only Grindhouse isn't, and it was at one point).
Ziggi seal of approval!