Film Review Essay (Pulp Fiction)

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Denis Salinas
04/23/2013
“Pulp Fiction” Film Review
When giving a film and evaluation it is obvious that acting, setting and plot would fit in every gender, however to evaluate a crime movie the expectations and feedback changes. Crime movies are known for having a flexible plot that allows mystery and tension build up, characters and acting that will maintain their role alive and transfer emotions and dialog that stays clear and understandable. Writing that is able to keep the audience concentrated through long dialogs and it also has its unexpected twists. There are other basic requirements for example: camerawork, costume design and sound editing. Only a few movies have had the privilege to this day be considered works of art in the “crime” gender, movies like “the Godfather” or “Scarface” have been critically acclaimed and have become classics. Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction” has been critically acclaimed and became a cult movie instantly because of its unique and the catching differences. The movie follows multi-story non-linear plot that ensures to keep you wondering about each scenario as it switches between characters that often cross paths. Although the movie was made only on a eight and a half million dollars budget it features acclaimed actors like: John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman and Bruce Willies, 3 of them were nominated for academy awards. Quentin Tarantino wrote and directed “Pulp Fiction” and received an Academy Award in the category Best Writing, the film received many other international awards. The Film follows in the day of the life of different criminals in a non-linear way; characters cross paths at unexpected times and a series of events become the domino effect. The story of the film is like nothing you’ve seen before, it takes many turns that seem to lead nowhere but have been put there to form part of the big picture. The fact that the movie is about two hours and half long it doesn’t mean that you will be caught...
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