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Which Tarantino-directed movie do you like the most?

  1. Reservoir Dogs (2 votes [10.53%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 10.53%

  2. Pulp Fiction (11 votes [57.89%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 57.89%

  3. Jackie Brown (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. Kill Bill 1 (4 votes [21.05%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 21.05%

  5. Kill Bill 2 (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  6. Death Proof (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  7. Inglourious Basterds (1 votes [5.26%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.26%

  8. Django Unchained (1 votes [5.26%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.26%

  9. The Hateful Eight (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  10. Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

Which ones would you give an A- grade or higher?

  1. Reservoir Dogs (12 votes [15.79%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 15.79%

  2. Pulp Fiction (19 votes [25.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

  3. Jackie Brown (3 votes [3.95%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.95%

  4. Kill Bill 1 (12 votes [15.79%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 15.79%

  5. Kill Bill 2 (9 votes [11.84%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 11.84%

  6. Death Proof (1 votes [1.32%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.32%

  7. Inglourious Basterds (6 votes [7.89%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.89%

  8. Django Unchained (5 votes [6.58%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.58%

  9. The Hateful Eight (1 votes [1.32%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.32%

  10. Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (8 votes [10.53%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 10.53%

Which thought is closest to your own in regards to Tarantino as a director?

  1. He’s my favorite or one of my favorite directors of all time! (6 votes [31.58%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 31.58%

  2. He’s good, not one of the all-time greats but he’s made plenty of fun movies. (9 votes [47.37%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 47.37%

  3. He’s alright I guess. His 90s stuff is much better than his newer stuff though. (1 votes [5.26%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.26%

  4. Hit or miss. Total gamble every time. (2 votes [10.53%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 10.53%

  5. One trick pony. He gets lazier and lazier with each new movie. (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  6. Awful. Over appreciated. Douchebag to boot. (1 votes [5.26%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.26%

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#1 JohnnyBlaze

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 07:11 AM

I’m not including partially-directed movies like Sin City and Four Rooms.

Vote. Discuss.



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Posted 17 July 2020 - 07:36 AM

Though I don't rate Jackie Brown above an A- or better, it is still a criminally underrated movie.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 07:55 AM

Good director.  Pulp Fiction as fave, that and both Kill Bill's as A-.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 08:35 AM

I wouldn't say that he's my favourite director of all time, but I really dig his movies.

He's got a strange and quirky point of view that I relate to.

I love all of the 70s references.

The soundtracks are always amazing.

He has this knack of creating movies that you want to watch over and over again even though they are over the top.

Also, think of how many amazing lines you can't help but love and quote.

"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" is his crowning achievement so far.

Just brilliant.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 08:48 AM

I like him and he has made some of my favorite movies but he has made a few that were okay but not ones I want to watch over and over.

He creates great characters and writes great dialogue for them.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 08:48 AM

View PostThe Cat 3, on 17 July 2020 - 08:35 AM, said:

I wouldn't say that he's my favourite director of all time, but I really dig his movies.

He's got a strange and quirky point of view that I relate to.

I love all of the 70s references.

The soundtracks are always amazing.

He has this knack of creating movies that you want to watch over and over again even though they are over the top.

Also, think of how many amazing lines you can't help but love and quote.

"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" is his crowning achievement so far.

Just brilliant.

You didn’t vote for Once Upon...?

I haven’t seen it. I won’t see it because he’s let me down too many times this century + I really dislike Pitt.

- The Kill Bills basically bored me to death.

- Death Proof had some good parts but dragged in spots and had a cast that I wasn’t too crazy about (not including Kurt and Rosario Dawson)

- Basterds was mostly good but lost my interest towards the end.

- Django was good up until Waltz was out.

- Hateful 8...that movie just felt lazy. What a let down considering that cast.

- His 90s stuff was another ballgame. His best stuff imho. The lines people recite are from those movies.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 08:58 AM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 17 July 2020 - 08:48 AM, said:

View PostThe Cat 3, on 17 July 2020 - 08:35 AM, said:

I wouldn't say that he's my favourite director of all time, but I really dig his movies.

He's got a strange and quirky point of view that I relate to.

I love all of the 70s references.

The soundtracks are always amazing.

He has this knack of creating movies that you want to watch over and over again even though they are over the top.

Also, think of how many amazing lines you can't help but love and quote.

"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" is his crowning achievement so far.

Just brilliant.

You didn’t vote for Once Upon...?

I haven’t seen it. I won’t see it because he’s let me down too many times this century + I really dislike Pitt.

- The Kill Bills basically bored me to death.

- Death Proof had some good parts but dragged in spots and had a cast that I wasn’t too crazy about (not including Kurt and Rosario Dawson)

- Basterds was mostly good but lost my interest towards the end.

- Django was good up until Waltz was out.

- Hateful 8...that movie just felt lazy. What a let down considering that cast.

- His 90s stuff was another ballgame. His best stuff imho. The lines people recite are from those movies.
He really redeemed himself with the latest film.

Brad Pitt was amazing in this movie.

He deserved the Oscar for his role.

You NEED to see it.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 08:59 AM

View PostUnion 5-3992, on 17 July 2020 - 07:36 AM, said:

Though I don't rate Jackie Brown above an A- or better, it is still a criminally underrated movie.

Yup. I’d give it a B or B+. Following Pulp Fiction was a tall order.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 09:03 AM

View PostThe Cat 3, on 17 July 2020 - 08:58 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 17 July 2020 - 08:48 AM, said:

View PostThe Cat 3, on 17 July 2020 - 08:35 AM, said:

I wouldn't say that he's my favourite director of all time, but I really dig his movies.

He's got a strange and quirky point of view that I relate to.

I love all of the 70s references.

The soundtracks are always amazing.

He has this knack of creating movies that you want to watch over and over again even though they are over the top.

Also, think of how many amazing lines you can't help but love and quote.

"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" is his crowning achievement so far.

Just brilliant.

You didn’t vote for Once Upon...?

I haven’t seen it. I won’t see it because he’s let me down too many times this century + I really dislike Pitt.

- The Kill Bills basically bored me to death.

- Death Proof had some good parts but dragged in spots and had a cast that I wasn’t too crazy about (not including Kurt and Rosario Dawson)

- Basterds was mostly good but lost my interest towards the end.

- Django was good up until Waltz was out.

- Hateful 8...that movie just felt lazy. What a let down considering that cast.

- His 90s stuff was another ballgame. His best stuff imho. The lines people recite are from those movies.
He really redeemed himself with the latest film.

Brad Pitt was amazing in this movie.

He deserved the Oscar for his role.

You NEED to see it.

Every time someone has said that Pitt was awesome (examples: 12 Monkeys, Fight Club, Snatch), I was always let down. He almost ruined Snatch. :lol:

Edited by JohnnyBlaze, 17 July 2020 - 09:04 AM.


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Posted 17 July 2020 - 09:04 AM

View PostUnion 5-3992, on 17 July 2020 - 07:36 AM, said:

Though I don't rate Jackie Brown above an A- or better, it is still a criminally underrated movie.
:goodone:  I completely agree!

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 09:06 AM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 17 July 2020 - 09:03 AM, said:

View PostThe Cat 3, on 17 July 2020 - 08:58 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 17 July 2020 - 08:48 AM, said:

View PostThe Cat 3, on 17 July 2020 - 08:35 AM, said:

I wouldn't say that he's my favourite director of all time, but I really dig his movies.

He's got a strange and quirky point of view that I relate to.

I love all of the 70s references.

The soundtracks are always amazing.

He has this knack of creating movies that you want to watch over and over again even though they are over the top.

Also, think of how many amazing lines you can't help but love and quote.

"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" is his crowning achievement so far.

Just brilliant.

You didn’t vote for Once Upon...?

I haven’t seen it. I won’t see it because he’s let me down too many times this century + I really dislike Pitt.

- The Kill Bills basically bored me to death.

- Death Proof had some good parts but dragged in spots and had a cast that I wasn’t too crazy about (not including Kurt and Rosario Dawson)

- Basterds was mostly good but lost my interest towards the end.

- Django was good up until Waltz was out.

- Hateful 8...that movie just felt lazy. What a let down considering that cast.

- His 90s stuff was another ballgame. His best stuff imho. The lines people recite are from those movies.
He really redeemed himself with the latest film.

Brad Pitt was amazing in this movie.

He deserved the Oscar for his role.

You NEED to see it.

Every time someone has said that Pitt was awesome (examples: 12 Monkeys, Fight Club, Snatch), I was always let down. He almost ruined Snatch. :lol:
I don't think he was that great in those movies.

There is a difference between an actor and a movie star.

This is the first movie where you forget it is Brad Pitt (the movie star) and get lost in his character.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 09:09 AM

View PostThe Cat 3, on 17 July 2020 - 09:06 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 17 July 2020 - 09:03 AM, said:

View PostThe Cat 3, on 17 July 2020 - 08:58 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 17 July 2020 - 08:48 AM, said:

View PostThe Cat 3, on 17 July 2020 - 08:35 AM, said:

I wouldn't say that he's my favourite director of all time, but I really dig his movies.

He's got a strange and quirky point of view that I relate to.

I love all of the 70s references.

The soundtracks are always amazing.

He has this knack of creating movies that you want to watch over and over again even though they are over the top.

Also, think of how many amazing lines you can't help but love and quote.

"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" is his crowning achievement so far.

Just brilliant.

You didn’t vote for Once Upon...?

I haven’t seen it. I won’t see it because he’s let me down too many times this century + I really dislike Pitt.

- The Kill Bills basically bored me to death.

- Death Proof had some good parts but dragged in spots and had a cast that I wasn’t too crazy about (not including Kurt and Rosario Dawson)

- Basterds was mostly good but lost my interest towards the end.

- Django was good up until Waltz was out.

- Hateful 8...that movie just felt lazy. What a let down considering that cast.

- His 90s stuff was another ballgame. His best stuff imho. The lines people recite are from those movies.
He really redeemed himself with the latest film.

Brad Pitt was amazing in this movie.

He deserved the Oscar for his role.

You NEED to see it.

Every time someone has said that Pitt was awesome (examples: 12 Monkeys, Fight Club, Snatch), I was always let down. He almost ruined Snatch. :lol:
I don't think he was that great in those movies.

There is a difference between an actor and a movie star.

This is the first movie where you forget it is Brad Pitt (the movie star) and get lost in his character.

I didn’t think he was good in those either. I thought he was shit! :lol:

That pikey accent he did in Snatch was total garbage. Side note trivia: The only reason he did that accent is because he couldn’t pull off a standard British accent.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 09:16 AM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 17 July 2020 - 09:09 AM, said:



That pikey accent he did in Snatch was total garbage. Side note trivia: The only reason he did that accent is because he couldn’t pull off a standard British accent.

Agreed.

He over played his insanity in 12 Monkeys.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 09:26 AM

View PostThe Cat 3, on 17 July 2020 - 09:16 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 17 July 2020 - 09:09 AM, said:



That pikey accent he did in Snatch was total garbage. Side note trivia: The only reason he did that accent is because he couldn’t pull off a standard British accent.

Agreed.

He over played his insanity in 12 Monkeys.

That’s what I thought about 12 Monkeys but my circle of friends always thought he was brilliant in that especially. Never understood that

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 09:28 AM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 17 July 2020 - 09:26 AM, said:

View PostThe Cat 3, on 17 July 2020 - 09:16 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 17 July 2020 - 09:09 AM, said:

That pikey accent he did in Snatch was total garbage. Side note trivia: The only reason he did that accent is because he couldn’t pull off a standard British accent.

Agreed.

He over played his insanity in 12 Monkeys.

That’s what I thought about 12 Monkeys but my circle of friends always thought he was brilliant in that especially. Never understood that
He never stopped being Brad Pitt.

I've yet to make it all the way through that movie.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 09:34 AM

Love him.

Hateful 8 was woefully disappointing though. My least favorite.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is in my top 3 Tarantino films for sure.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 09:50 AM

Personal fave Kill Bill (i voted 1 but really both) for a variety of reasons, some personal.
Not so keen on Jackie Brown, Death Proof, Inglourious, Hateful Eight .... love all the rest.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 10:00 AM

If the first question allowed for multiple votes, my top four are Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Inglorious Basterds, and Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.  Those four I can watch over and over again.  I rated Tarantino as hit or miss, because aside from those I listed, I really don't care for the others.  He is a great storyteller, but I'm not a big fan of the gratuitous grindhouse violence.

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood was genius, imo.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 10:06 AM

View Postgoose, on 17 July 2020 - 10:00 AM, said:

If the first question allowed for multiple votes, my top four are Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Inglorious Basterds, and Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.  Those four I can watch over and over again.  I rated Tarantino as hit or miss, because aside from those I listed, I really don't care for the others.  He is a great storyteller, but I'm not a big fan of the gratuitous grindhouse violence.

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood was genius, imo.

Yeah, if the first question allowed for multiple votes then we’d have the 10-way tie specialists voting that way. :lol:

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 10:10 AM

See, Johnny...

...some great TRF reviews for "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood".

It may be time to give it a view.




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