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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

"Grindhouse" Dies

From the BBC:

    Quentin Tarantino's ambitious new film, Grindhouse, has failed to do as well as hoped at the US and Canada box office.

    Tarantino joined with Robert Rodriguez to make the three-and-a-quarter-hour blood-soaked homage to the low-budget horror films of the 1970s.

    It debuted at number four with three- day ticket sales of $11.6m (£5.9m) instead of the expected $20m (£10.1m).

Did Tarantino blow all his creative wad with Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction?

I love "Reservoir Dogs" - one of my favorite films of all time, one I can watch over and over and over and over and over again - his best work, in my opinion. "Pulp" is very good. But after that...sayonara, Quentin. "Jackie Brown" and the "Kill Bills"?...nyet!


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