Former video store clerk Quentin Tarantinos directorial debut RESERVOIR DOGS is a brutally funny supercharged introduction to his supremely distinct cinematic vision which was later to become one of the most mimicked styles of the 1990s. Mastermind Joe Cabot (Lawrence Tierney) assembles a crew of top-notch criminals to pull off a jewelry store heist. As the film opens it becomes immediately clear that the plan backfired forcing the survivors who have gathered at an abandoned warehouse to figure out if one of them is in fact a police informer. The crew Mr. White (Harvey Keitel) an aged veteran Mr. Orange (Tim Roth) a wounded newcomer Mr. Blonde (Michael Madsen) a psychopathic parolee Mr. Pink (Steve Buscemi) a bickering weasel and Nice Guy Eddie (Chris Penn) Joes son begin to unravel as the pressure becomes too much for them to handle. When Joe arrives the truth becomes clear in a vicious Mexican standoff.Tarantino takes liberally from Hong Kong action flicks most notably Ringo Lams CITY ON FIRE but his ultra-hip 70s soundtrack and hysterical pop culture dialogue make the film seem wholly original and new. Taking a cue from the French New Wave most notably Jean-Luc Godard RESERVOIR DOGS remains one of the decades most influential motion pictures.
Limited edition petrol can packaging, Commentary with Quentin Tarantino, producer Lawrence Bender and selected cast and crew, Pulp Factoid Viewer, The Critics' Commentaries, Playing It Fast and Loose , Profiling the Reservoir Dogs, Tipping Guide, Deleted scenes, The Class of '92: Sundance Interviews, Tarantino's Sundance Institute Film-makers Lab, An Introduction to Film Noir: Writers and filmmakers featurette, Dedications: Tarantino on his influences, Securing the Shot: Location Scouting with Billy Fox featurette, Original interviews with Tarantino and cast, Reservoir Dolls, K Billy Super Sounds of the 70's, RESERVOIR DOGS Style Guide,
Release Date: 08 March 2010
Certificate: 18 - Suitable for 18 years and over. Not for sale to persons under age 18, by placing an order for this product you are declaring that you are 18 years or over.
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic Wide Screen
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 95 minutes
Production Year: 1991
Main Language: English
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A good cast and plenty of action. Some might find the violence is there for its own sake.