Analysis of the Kill Bill Poster

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The poster from Kill Bill caught my eye, first by the bright contrasting colors used. The character in the center, is wearing what seems like the same yellow tracksuit made famous by Bruce Lee, is the only person in color and not black and white. She is really gives me the feel that there is going to be a lot of bloody action and martial arts. Once I saw that it is a film from Quintin Tarantino, who is well-known to have a special interest in Asian culture and arts, it really holds my attention even more. The other people that stand behind the front woman in the poster have an eccentric appearance that intrigues me. At the bottom of the poster there is the quote, "Revenge is a dish best served cold," is displayed, which is a Star Trek's Klingon Proverb which reminds me of the quote “hell has no furry as a woman scorned,” and makes me think that this movie is going to be an empowering movie for woman displaying what woman have the power of enduring and dishing out when pushed to do so. The other people that stand behind the front woman in the poster make me wonder what is going on, and how they interact with each other.

The movie Kill Bill, was released in 2003, starring Uma Thurman, who plays the bride and is known as ”Black Mamba,” she is the protagonist, and described as "the deadliest woman in the world". She is targeted by her former allies in the wedding chapel massacre, and falls into a coma. When she wakes up four years later, she leaves a deadly trail of revenge against the group of people who tried to kill her, crossing them off a list one by one as she kills them. David Carradine plays Bill, the antagonist, who is never seen, although his voice is heard, was the former leader of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, He is also the former lover of the “Black Mamba,” and is the final target of her revenge.

By looking at a movie poster of Kill Bill, there is an abundance of information that can be translated into what the film is about. Instantly,...
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