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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

One of the most unforgettable movies you'll ever see.

I first saw Inglourious Basterds in theaters with low expectations. I walked out with my jaw dropped. This really is a cinematic gem, it's right up there with Pulp Fiction (which I think it surpasses), Goodfellas, Dr. Strangelove, or any other comedies. Without any majo...
I first saw Inglourious Basterds in theaters with low expectations. I walked out with my jaw dropped. This really is a cinematic gem, it's right up there with Pulp Fiction (which I think it surpasses), Goodfellas, Dr. Strangelove, or any other comedies. Without any major spoilers, the plot: Set in WW2 France, a group of "bastards" or American jews are getting there revenge for the Nazis. the OTHER plot, much like Pulp Fiction, is about a women seeking her own personal revenge against the Nazis for what they've taken from her. The women's plot and the bastards plot slowly builds more connections and suspense with each other throughout the film until you just can't take it anymore and it all blows up in your face. For the Blu ray itself it has 5/5 video (scenes are gorgeous) and crystal 5/5 audio, you get tons of extras like digital copy and funny behind the scenes/deleted scenes. I do warn you of two things, this is NOT an action movie don't buy it and expect some plotless CGI fest. Second, the violence in this movie can be pretty brutal, it's quick, but what you see is pretty harsh...other then that 5/5, great movie.

posted by bb328 on October 1, 2010

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Gloriously hilarious!

Quentin Tarantino is considered by a lot of people to be one of the most talented directors/writers of our age I'm inclined to agree. This is the fourth film I've seen by him and with each one I see it further cements this belief. What's fantastic about his films is the...
Quentin Tarantino is considered by a lot of people to be one of the most talented directors/writers of our age I'm inclined to agree. This is the fourth film I've seen by him and with each one I see it further cements this belief. What's fantastic about his films is they have replay value, something very rare in our days of Mass Market Special Effects Powerhouses and Shoot em' up thrillers. For instance you might say want to watch one of the films in Michael Bay's "Transformers" franchise maybe Twice. You know once in the Theater maybe once later when it's out on DVD something like that. Tarantino's films are the films that you see three times in the Theater and countless more once they're out on DVD absolutely fantastic stuff they hold your attention very well unlike most any other movies out there. What amazes me is his ability to build tension with dialogue, most films build tension with chase scenes where the hero barely escapes, a common motif in Tarantino films is for a long dialogue sequence in which the stakes are clearly escalating after practically every word delivered, I'm not aware of any other Filmmaker who can raise this much Tension with dialogue. The film also is suprisingly quite funny at times, I dont want to reveal any of the gags as there really very entertaining but be warned the film is fulled with Graphic Violence that is intended for humor's sake, now I'm the kind of person that isn't bothered by that, but nonetheless I know some people are so I warn you. Also I wont say how cause I dont want to spoil the story but if your a History Buff and only want to see this film cause you think it's a "period piece" dont as it changes key points of history, all for it's darkly humorous story but nonetheless it does so dont expect super realism just expect a rousingly entertaining film. So yeah, in conclusion this a fantastic film( I'm definately gonna be rewatching a lot of times for sure) for Older teens or Adults, highly recommended - CM

posted by dygunraider on July 19, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    informative

    good movie to see with someone who likes discussions

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Basterds

    Great Movie

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Wonderful

    What a fabulous movie. If only history had gone this way,just think of all the allied lives that would have been saved. A little gorybut that is war.

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