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Lightsped
May 13, 2004, 07:57 AM
I have not seen either Kill Bill movie. Are there many guns in Kill Bill? How is the gunplay? What kind of guns?

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Sleeping Dog
May 13, 2004, 08:09 AM
IIRC, KB #1 is swords. Lots & Lots of swords.

Holly76201
May 13, 2004, 08:47 AM
KB 2 has some guns, but it's still more of a sword and martial arts movie than a gun movie. Having said that, the gunplay in KB 2 is pretty interesting. But what do I know, I'm just a "girl".;)
Holly

Ransom
May 13, 2004, 08:51 AM
Most tarantino flicks have tons of gunplay but this one is meant to be a modern reworking of the classic kung fu movies.

Soap
May 13, 2004, 10:56 AM
Kill Bill Vol. 1 is mostly all swordplay. It is a stylish mixture of every type of action movie imaginable; elements from everything from Westerns to Kurosawa to Hong Kong style are represented. If you have seen a ton of films, you will recognize that it is far beyond a rehashed kung-fu style. Kill Bill Vol. 2 is mostly a storytelling film. There is only one instance of gunplay that is shot as the primary object. Overall, these are some of my favorite action films, if not my favorite action films of all time.

Jim March
May 13, 2004, 01:33 PM
KB1/2 will go down in history as genuinely different, innovative and kick-tail action movies. They literally do for action flicks what Star Wars or 2001:A Space Oddity did for Science Fiction flicks.

mussi
May 13, 2004, 03:31 PM
It's not Pulp Fiction.

They're more like Kung Fu movies (with David Carradine), although there's at least one very juicy scene. :)

palehorse
May 13, 2004, 03:44 PM
I can't wait to see what he does with his new project. (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0361748/)

He was saying on the "Making of Kill Bill" that this film inspired him to learn about directing an action film and in that growing process, he was lead to the desire of writing and directing a War film... stay tuned.

It won't be Saving Private Ryan, to be sure. It may not even be based on fact, but none the less it could be unique.

Cosmoline
May 13, 2004, 03:48 PM
Very little gunplay, and what there is of it is even more idiotic than the martial arts and swordplay. It's a cartoon with real life actors. And not a very good cartoon at that.

Jim March
May 13, 2004, 04:11 PM
"Saving Ryan's Privates"?

:)

So long as he doesn't try and top Mel Gibson in the "violent Jesus flick" department :scrutiny:. That would be...hmm...well I guess I'd HAVE to watch it for the sheer weirdness effect. Samuel L. Jackson as Judas, anyone?

cracked butt
May 14, 2004, 03:11 AM
I don't remember any guns in Kill Bill 1. Only rediculously over the top sword play.:rolleyes:

Wildalaska
May 14, 2004, 03:27 AM
Kill Bill was one of the stupidest movies I have ever seen. I luckily didnt have to pay for it (borrowed the DVD). Im sure Kill Bill 2 is just as bad.

Tarantino is overrated. Akiro Kurosawa, Ahn Lee, Sam Peckinpah and anybody else he pays "homage" to he is not. Hes not even Run Run Shaw

Film geniuses dont make derivative movies.

WildmoviestudentAlaska

Night Guy
May 14, 2004, 03:59 AM
To me the movies harken back to "campy" kung fu flicks. I enjoyed them purely as fun movies that are so far over the top that they skip right over fantasy and nearly get back to reality.:D

And the cereal in the first one certainly packed a punch.

palehorse
May 14, 2004, 04:21 AM
Cereal=KaBoom

Very Clever. Too bad we didn't get to see the gun that was fired. I suspect it was a "magnum" revolver of some sort. Not an automatic by any means.

It's all speculation of course...

Scott Evans
May 14, 2004, 12:10 PM
[quote]Kill Bill was one of the stupidest movies I have ever seen.[quote/]

Ditto

Sean Smith
May 14, 2004, 12:31 PM
It was a wierd, fun movie. Talking about its "realism" is like talking about a porn star's IQ... utterly irrelevant.

Busting its balls for being derivative is kind of silly, too. Tarrantino basically said it would be derivative right up front. Not everyone likes Ferraris, but not becuase they aren't dump trucks.

And on topic: very little gunplay, aside from the anime sequence with O-Ren Ishii, and the Bride getting shot in the head.

SoCalGeek
May 14, 2004, 08:31 PM
Palehorse- Actually, as far as i can tell (Pause mode, DVD) the gun in the cereal box was a small auto, something along the lines of a PPK, a Sig 232, a Jennings. Aside from that and the incredibly cool sequence with the single action revolver being fired, there's not really any gun play to speak of in Volume 1. Volume 2 has a bit more, but nothing terribly interesting.

bad_dad_brad
May 14, 2004, 09:11 PM
I liked the movie a lot. But don't take it serious. It is just imagery and music with a thin thread of a storyline. Uma is awesome as is Lucy Liu. Fun film. I liked it so much I ordered a Katana, but it hasn't showed up yet. I think they are back ordered because of the popularity of the movie:

http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?s=&threadid=77293

Wildalaska
May 14, 2004, 09:36 PM
Busting its balls for being derivative is kind of silly, too. Tarrantino basically said it would be derivative right up front.

So telling us its gonna be crap makes it less crap?

WildorsonwelleshesnotAlaska

cracked butt
May 14, 2004, 10:12 PM
Uma is awesome as is Lucy Liu.

Uma looked as if she fell out of the ugly tree and hit every branch on the way down. Her acting was terrible. Probably the worst movie I've ever seen.

4v50 Gary
May 14, 2004, 10:35 PM
I forgot but the opening sequence has 1 gun where Bill shoots the Uma character. Nothing to write home about that scene. The animated Lucy Liu character uses a PSG-1 rifle to kill some fellow in a limo. I haven't seen KB2 yet.

ID_shooting
May 15, 2004, 11:02 AM
We just rented it this last weekend. I was all into the scean where Bill shot Black Momba in the head, but lost it when the bullet wasn't spinning as it exited the muzzle. OK for a Tarentino flick, I liked PF much better.

Sean Smith
May 15, 2004, 11:20 AM
So telling us its gonna be crap makes it less crap?

If somebody tells you they are selling you a pickup truck, are you going to buy it so you can complain that it isn't winning drag races? :neener:

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