My Old Addiction

Kill Bill: Vol. 2

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(out of 5)


Did you think she wouldn’t come back for more? She’s only halfway done! With three people still left on her list of cold-blooded revenge, the Bride () travels to the wild, wild west to find the two remaining assassins ( and a scintillating ) who took part in the massacre that claimed the lives of her friends and family and almost her own. These missions, plus a hair-raising near-death experience precede the final showdown with puppet master Bill (a scene-stealing ) and some restitution for herself. Quentin Tarantino continues to thrill and delight with this continuously marvelous adventure, one that is the antithesis of the first volume by being emotional where the last one was exciting, more dramatic and less humorous. Don’t worry, though; the tongue-in-cheek tributes to the exploitation genres of the seventies are still around in full supply. Thurman is still impressively dynamic, with the role opening up to allow her even more room to shine, both as a dramatic actress and action queen. A hugely satisfying epic that comes to a very welcome finish with finesse and style.


Miramax, A Band Apart, Super Cool ManChu

USA, 2004

Directed by

Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino, based on the character The Bride created by Quentin Tarantino,

Cinematography by

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by ,

Film Editing by

Golden Globe Awards:  2004

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