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Four Rooms (sucks)


#1

Did anyone find this movie as funny as people said it was? I sure as fuck didn’t the first three stories are not funny or even mildly amusing. Qt’s part was getting good until they all got drunk and it got weird and lame. Quentin should run from comedies.


#2

The first one was not as good.

The second was funny.

The third was funny as hell.

The fourth was very weird.


#3

first sucked my dad’s cock

second sucked someone else’s nasty as fuck cock

third sucked a cheeta’s dick with heinz tomato ketchup

fourth had a funny ending.


#4

They all blew ass INCLUDING TARANTINO’S PART, GET OFF THE MANS DICK. Except for Robert Rodriguez’s part, which was mediocre, the rest were god awful.


#5

I’m not on his dick I thought his part was good for like the first 2 mins then it got weird and LAME. Part three was annoying in-your-face style slapstick humor.


#6

i thaught the movie was ok nothing special but ok


#7

I never saw this shitfest in its entirety. I happened to catch it very late one night and I thought I’d give it a chance, even though the day after I had university. The first section is one of the dumbest excuses of a story I have ever seen. I remember something about a witch swallowing sperm which was needed for a recipe or some shit like that. The second one was boring as fuck. All I remember is a woman (or was it a man?) tied to a chair. By the time it arrived to Rodriguez’s part, I had switched the T.V. in frustration; probably missing the best parts. The only cool thing I remember from the movie is from the opening credits when Mr. Orange gets out of the Band Apart logo and transforms himself into the Four Rooms character.


#8

Bullet, I wasn’t specifically saying YOU were on his dick.


#9

I thought the film was crap. Tim Roth’s performance was over done in my view. QT’s story was the better story of the three, though I would never watch it again.


#10

You know what’s funny? QT didn’t even write his. He just jacked it from Hitchcock. R.R.'s part was funny, and I liked Roth, but other than that yeah, it sucked.


#11

Tarantino ripped his whole story from something Hitchcock wrote? What was it? Damn, Tarantino is a sneaky rip off little bastard.



and I think there’s like…already 2 other movies VERY similar to this…about a bellboy struggling between satisfying different hotel rooms.


#12

I thought he ripped it from Ronald Dahl.


#13

[quote]Tarantino ripped his whole story from something Hitchcock wrote? What was it? Damn, Tarantino is a sneaky rip off little bastard.



and I think there’s like…already 2 other movies VERY similar to this…about a bellboy struggling between satisfying different hotel rooms.[/quote]

Tarantino ripped the story off from one of the episode of Hitchock’s t.v. show back in the 50’s. i believe Steve McQueen was in the original episode, but i’m not sure


#14

Yeh, that’s why they talk about it.


#15

[quote]


Tarantino ripped the story off from one of the episode of Hitchock’s t.v. show back in the 50’s. i believe Steve McQueen was in the original episode, but i’m not sure[/quote]

the episode is ‘The Man From Rio’ and it did have steve McQueen in it.



as for Four Rooms, the first three were horrible, even Rodriguez’s. i liked the Hitchcockian style camera work (think of Rope with REALLY long, uncut shots). the whole thing builds up to one funny part at the end. as a whole, it’s ok.


#16

[quote]
as for Four Rooms, the first three were horrible, even Rodriguez’s.[/quote]

dude, Rodriguez’ one is the best! how the story builds up, the kid-actors and the climax! just awesome comedy!


#17

let me clarify my response:

rodriguez’s is not THE worst, it is much better than the first two (THE worst by far was the first one). although i didn’t like rodriguez’s short, i exagerated by calling it "horrible."

i didnt think it was really good or really bad, just ok.


#18

That second one transcended quirky humor and became stupidity. The first one blew. QT’s was kind of retarded. But God its fun to watch Tim Roth vomit on a dead hooker while holding a syringe above his head as the porn infested hotel room burns to the ground. Yeah.


#19

I moved the following quote from the KILL BILL thread:

[quote]This is really the wrong thread in which to discuss Four Rooms, but Tim Roth’s performance wasn’t excessive. It was exactly what the part needed (considering it was a mostly silent role) in my opinion.[/quote]

I found him to be mincing around and shamelessly hamming the character up. The only time I enjoyed him in the film was in the Tarantino section where his character actually had a compelling enough situation where he could engage in the dramatic context of the scene as opposed to trying to kill time with awkward slapstick antics.



And for the record, I mildly enjoyed the Rodriguez short, thoroughly enjoyed the Tarantino section and couldn’t stand the first two shorts. I felt sorry for Tim Roth that he had to hold it together with that very confused performance.




#20

Tim Roth’s motif for that evening was bodily fluids, wasn’t it; Semen, vomit (Courtesy of Lawrence Bender), More Vomit, and blood.