Trying really fucking hard to not be part of the problem.
Tarantino on Charlie Rose was one of the best TV experiences of 2009 so far.
movie sucked. as far as revenge fantasies go, there is little more boring/uninventive than retributive Jews killing Hitler.
posted by jSon at 4:19 PM on August 26, 2009
So you're more of an aliens-in-a-concentration-camp-as-allegory-for-man's-inhumanity-to-man guy?
posted by stevemarsh at 4:51 PM on August 26, 2009
I totally agree. Tarantino enjoys talking to Rose and you could see that his answers were well thought out and passionate. That was great television. I enjoyed the part where he discussed going to a film workshop to deconstruct one of his famous scenes in Reservoir dogs, and found out that the characters were really communicating father issues when they were bleeding to death.
posted by Yes at 9:54 PM on August 26, 2009
Wherein the film maker and the television interviewer discuss the film maker's movies without ever mentioning the single element that ties them all together, cartoonish violence.
posted by alesh at 6:54 AM on August 27, 2009
funny thing about District 9: i'm pretty sure it periodically lapsed into racist caricature, but the underlying story of Wikus was fascinating. (spaceship was the tits, too.) as for IB, forget about the violence criticism, the movie had no soul.
posted by jSon at 10:45 AM on August 27, 2009
you may also enjoy: tarantino on fresh air
posted by alesh at 11:04 AM on August 30, 2009
Other funny thing about District 9 is its unintentional recreation of most of Blood Diamond. "Go! Go, be with your son. I'll stay here and fight them off... My man."
posted by Jed at 9:02 PM on September 1, 2009
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