Arts 100

Topics: Quentin Tarantino, Reservoir Dogs, Harvey Keitel Pages: 3 (1070 words) Published: January 28, 2013

I have reviewed the film Reservoir Dogs directed by Quentin Tarantino. The film is about a jewelry heist gone totally wrong. The film involves different criminals. The film runs together from start to end with a basic plot and theme that matches every character from beginning to the bloody end. I will explain the theme, plot, character development, and style of film. I will explain the editing techniques used in this film and how the deviations from standard editing. I will also describe the set design, costumes and why I feel this movie was a great viewing experience for me. Theme and Plot

The film is based on the perfect heist gone terribly wrong. It based on six criminals who are brought together by a crime boss to carry out a jewelry robbery. The film starts with the strangers meeting and getting fake names to keep them from becoming close to one another. Each criminal was given a name of a color which I felt was extremely unique. This well thought out plan by Joe Cabot the crime boss was to ensure the robbers concentrated on the task at hand. It was never thought that anything could go wrong and it would be a successful robbery. Then on the day of the robbery when the police show up the same time as the criminals the blood bath begins. Naturally this causes Panic as the police and criminals get in a violent shoot out that kills civilians and police and also some of the criminals. The plot thickens when they meet back up at the designated point and old warehouse. Tempers flare and they suspect that someone is a police informant. The film ends in a blood bath with the only survivor being the jackass of the group. Character Development

The characters in the film to me were selected perfectly. The acting fit their personalities and really seems as if it could be them in real life. Joe Cabot played by Lawerence Tiernes is the boss. He organizes the entire heist the master mind of the film and a pretty...
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