Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

A fourth film by Quentin Tarantino could really be nothing else but Kill Bill, a tribute to film violence.

Uma Thurman plays an assassin who awakes from a coma and then seeks revenge on those who killed her groom, her unborn child and just failed to kill her. And kill she does, in just about every way imaginable. The Bride carries near supernatural powers fueled by a sense of justice that denies any kind of mercy.

The movie is a celebration of violence, a terrible thing to celebrate. But it's actually not about violence in the real sense, it's about movie and television violence which is used to tell stories. Some stories would lose their potency without the violent element - including some of the most sacred ones.

I didn't find this story to be terribly emotional because it is simply over the top to the point of comedy. Tarantino defuses some of the gore by making it ridiculus.

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