The first installment of an epic tale of revenge finds a woman, known only as The Bride, awake after a four-year coma, vowing to exact revenge on the team of assassins who left her for dead at the altar.
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Senseless use of violence, ill-informed and offensive cultural stereotypes; and the false equation of sexualized female aggression with liberation. Tarantino also tokenizes and cheapens Japanese martial history in his attempt to derive authenticity from it. In short, I was fucking bored out of my mind the whole time.
Last fight was a bit disappointing, this felt very un-Tarantino, i prefer his more Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, Jackie Brown feel. I nearly looked away at a lot of points, it was a bit too violent for me. I wish there was a little more talking in between the action as well but it was fine.
You were bored, really? All hail The Bride; Thurman killed it (hah) I don't believe QT was intentionally offensive; to each their own. I took it as an homage to Japanese Martial Art cinema, among other things. Maybe I just like to see girls kicking ass.