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Did u notice... Vol. 2 (spoilers)


#1

Did anyone else notice that the Bride doesn’t actually kill anyone in volume 2.



And why did Budd tell Bill that he pawned his Hanzo sword?


#2

[quote]Did anyone else notice that the Bride doesn’t actually kill anyone in volume 2.



And why did Budd tell Bill that he pawned his Hanzo sword?[/quote]

points Filmguy to title of movie



head explodes


#3

She didn’t really kill Bill. He didn’t have to take those five steps.


#4

[quote]She didn’t really kill Bill. He didn’t have to take those five steps.[/quote]

puts head back together



head explodes again


#5

You’re right, Bill could have just sat in his chair forever. ::slight_smile:


#6

or walked while standing on his hands


#7

[quote]You’re right, Bill could have just sat in his chair forever.  ::slight_smile:[/quote]

heh


#8

Yeah, thats true, she doesnt kill anybody in Volume 2, which is another clue to show that QT knew exactly what he was doing with the film and where he wanted it to go. It wasnt supposed to be another Volume 1.



One thing I noticed in Volume 2 was that the realness of the film gave it a torturous effect. It wasnt as completely over the top and outrageous as the decaptiations and spurting blood of Volume 1. It was much more effecting on a real life emotional level to me. I think thats what QT was goin for.



Budd told Bill he pawned the Hanzo sword obviously to hurt his feelings. Why else would he say it? He knew Bill gave that to him as a special gift. He was like: Fuck that piece of shit sword dude.


#9

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#10

[quote]Yeah, thats true, she doesnt kill anybody in Volume 2, which is another clue to show that QT knew exactly what he was doing with the film and where he wanted it to go. It wasnt supposed to be another Volume 1. [/quote]

That makes no sense. The movies are 1 big movie, just split in two, so there’s no way Tarantino decided to make volume 2 different than volume 1. It wasn’t supposed to be another volume 1 because volume 1 + 2 were all filmed at the same time.


#11

I think she shold of killed Elle definately and i felt awkward when that question mark appeared over her name.



Plus i have this whole Bud demise discussion going on in another thread so let’s talk there about that :slight_smile:



Bill could of been in a wheelchair all his life :slight_smile:


#12

was it just me or did the bride become a lot more defenseless in vol. 2? i mean in vol. 1 she seemed to always have the upper hand, always seemed to own the enemy. but in vol. 2 she is shot, buried, shot at again, again, shot with a truth serum and a lot more. she appears human…


#13

[quote]


That makes no sense. The movies are 1 big movie, just split in two, so there’s no way Tarantino decided to make volume 2 different than volume 1. It wasn’t supposed to be another volume 1 because volume 1 + 2 were all filmed at the same time.[/quote]

The fact that she “doesn’t kill anyone” has nothing to do with these being two seperate films. I think that after The House of Blue Leaves massacre it was appparent to both the audience and the D-VAS that The Bride was on a full force killing spree. For this reason I wish that the deleted script sequence where the Bride gets ambushed after killing Vernita Green, sort of like a “P.S” to the first revenge killing of the movie that shows that Bill was preparing after the HOBL. So, the lack of gore was probably just serving the entire story rather than seperating it.


#14

[quote]or walked while standing on his hands[/quote]
Very true.


#15

[quote]was it just me or did the bride become a lot more defenseless in vol. 2? i mean in vol. 1 she seemed to always have the upper hand, always seemed to own the enemy. but in vol. 2 she is shot, buried, shot at again, again, shot with a truth serum and a lot more. she appears human…[/quote]

The protagonists in spaghetti westerns are often helpless, whereas in grindhouse movies they are for the most part untouchable.


#16

Now that I think about it, nobody directly kills anybody in Volume 2. They cause deaths and try to kill each other, but nobody directly kills anybody on the spot.


#17

Hence the line “Revenge is not a straight line” or however it goes. The Bride inadvertently gets revenge by tracking down Budd and trying to kill him, and later Budd calls Elle to buy the Hanzo sword, thus ending his life and Elle’s afterwards.