A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
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Quentin Tarantino seems to be a protege of Scorsese, producing movies which trivialize and exalt brutality and violence by suggesting that there is something funny and cool about killing and torturing people. This movie, like Mean Streets and Silence of the Lambs, is beyond sick. The producers behind such films want our society and civilization to fall into a new Dark Ages where there are no morals, no hope and only the belligerent and sadistic rule. The movie is filled with A list stars in order to make it easier to swallow but, it is definitely a poison pill. All of Tarantino's movies seem to be about killing and how you are supposed to see it in a humorous light. God help us.
I am not much of a fan for John Travolta or Bruce Willis but they were perfectly cast for this film by Tarantino. Another standout was Samuel Jackson who partners with Travolta as a pair of contract killers for a drug lord but one day like Paul on the road to Damascus, Jackson also undergoes a transition in his life that very morning when a drug dealer fires five shoots at him and his partner but misses both of them. Jackson contends that it was a miracle and recognizes the presence of the Divine. Travolta is surprised by this announcement. He considers it blind luck but he is simply shocked when he learns that Jackson plans to quit his job and go in search of God. Or that the film opens and closes with the robbery in the restaurant.