14 October 2003

All sorts of senseless violence. Cool.

The Rundown: 2 Stars. Not too impressed with this The Rock/Seann William Scott action comedy. Frankly, both of them need to start picking better scripts or they'll end up on the straight-to-video scrapheap before long. Ewen Bremner's (of Trainspotting fame) role completely befuddled me. Rosario Dawson, however, was a lovely as ever.

Kill Bill, Vol. 1: ?.? Stars. Wow. From the opening quote (which got the biggest laughs of the entire film), I knew this wasn't going to be like any film I'd seen before, and it wasn't. Mostly a hyperviolent kung-fu flick, director Quentin Tarantino weaves his own version of the genre. I'm not going to give this film a rating until I've seen all of it, but it was certainly a promising opening. It was nice to see kung fu legend Sonny Chiba given a decently dramatic role (in which he performs admirably). Frankly, everyone else was great too. I've got nothing whatsoever negative to say about this flick, except that I wish I'd seen both parts.

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