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I am not sure a ff5 is at all necessary, actually have leanings on a Kill Bill prequels. Anyways I am newb around here and huge Tarantino fan. Every time Uma and Tarantino collaborate, it’s the best thing the cinema has seen in years. Pure magic and I want more from both of them together. Uma is the hottest actress living today and QT is the coolest dude in Hollywood.



lfy, absolutely rockin sig… QT tells it like it is to the Hollywood bigheads. Curious, QT has made appearances at IMDB from a friend’s account but I don’t suppose he has here, eh?
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Welcome to the forum!!



I have read quite a few of your posts today, and I gotta say I’m impressed. Nice to have such an individual here!!

[quote=“Ify”]
[quote=“Otis02”]
I am not sure a ff5 is at all necessary, actually have leanings on a Kill Bill prequels. Anyways I am newb around here and huge Tarantino fan. Every time Uma and Tarantino collaborate, it’s the best thing the cinema has seen in years. Pure magic and I want more from both of them together. Uma is the hottest actress living today and QT is the coolest dude in Hollywood.



lfy, absolutely rockin sig… QT tells it like it is to the Hollywood bigheads. Curious, QT has made appearances at IMDB from a friend’s account but I don’t suppose he has here, eh?
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Welcome to the forum!!



I have read quite a few of your posts today, and I gotta say I’m impressed. Nice to have such an individual here!!
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Thank you for the greeting and compliments, this discussion forum represents one of the best and most stimulating Tarantino fansites around and it is my pleasure to participate here.



In the Beatrix Kiddo role, I think Uma exhibited a whole range of emotions from quite humorous to actually quite stirring, she was able to get into moment very well and adapt into the mood or setting or atmosphere. This had to be a demanding role with alot of subtleties many viewers may overlook. Massacre at Two Pines, Paula Shule, B.B. is Alive, Bill’s Death to name a few. And there plenty moments of levity and action… Kiddo simply being caustic witty bad ass bitch whom we all love and know that finds herself in all kinds of seemingly life-threatening danger. Uma Thurman did fine IMO and went beyond the call of duty.

Otis is right, let’s face it… Uma went through a gauntlet to play Beatrix, and (even though I thought her acting was outstanding) if for no other reason at all, she should be lauded for what she gave to the role. I mean sure, Charlize Theron had to fuck up her face a little, but lets be honest, Uma’s emotional and physical stipulations to play Beatrix Kiddo are some of the most impressive in recent memory. Also, “wooden??” I beg to differ.

Its time people stopped ‘scanning’ my posts taking out the bad points.



I said some scenes were wooden. The scenes in the hospital, being buried alive and the moment she saw BB were brilliant.



To be an outstanding actress, you have to be on level with Meryl Streep. She is one of the few actresses who can be called outstanding

I love her the Hanzo scene, the transition from her “tourist” facade to the hard nosed, vengeful beatrix was played awesomely, I thought. I just don’t see any points where “wooden” is an appropriate adjective to use… meant nothing by it.

I never said she was an outstanding actress, if you look carefully, I said her acting was outstanding, referring solely to the performance under discussion. I’m not trying to call her a legend here. Let’s hold our horses up a bit fatale, hmm?

The delivery of some brilliant lines felt off



EG:



“Just because I have no wish to murder you before the eyes of your daughter does not mean parading her around in front of me is going to inspire symapthy”



Then in the Hanzo scene when she asks if she can sit at the bar and orders her drink. Maybe she is overwhelmed by Sonny Chiba’s horrendous English accent :slight_smile:

Keep in mind that shes posing as an everyday American tourist at that point. Yes, he’s delightfully bad at English.

I expostulate the notion of wooden. It could very well be taken as in character cue or quirk. After all, Beatrix is a cold blooded and brutal killer at worst, how does such a character reconcile to normal social environs. Yes, I am kinda going out on a limb here BUT look at all the emotional scenes Uma Thurman did, she really reached deep inside that inner well and gave gut-wrenching performances. When Beatrix cries or mourns or found in vulnerable circumstances (when not dishing out a healthy level of levity and facetiousness), these sequences caused genuine tears to well up in my eyes. Uma Thurman did fabulous acting in the film and deserves much more notoriety for the role. And plus, I just love Uma ya know.

Uma never came across to me as a cold blooded killer even if she was one. To me she was on a mission to put right what went wrong. Daryl Hannah played the cold blooded killer better then Uma, but Daryl has years on Uma.

No what I meant was, Beatrix Kiddo is the coolest bitch around. The film expressively reveals this through her uninhibited and unaffected nature, through certain scenarios.

The Beatrix character actually has great tenderness and a deeper complexity than Daryl Hannah’s Elle Driver. But just that Beatrix carries herself like most human beings wouldn’t because of who she is. I reread my post above and it can easily lead to misunderstanding, sorry. And what I was really suggesting is what you thought was “wooden” acting was really of intentional design.

I disgaree. I think I have a valid point in saying she was wooden in SOME parts. And if you have seen Paycheck you will agree she can be very wooden

OK, perhaps she can be, but in Kill Bill, I maintain that she just wasnt. There was always a typhoon of emotion brewing within Uma in every scene she acted in the film. And how you noted the Hanzo scene at the bar is beyond me… I just think you’re very wrong.

I am not wrong. It is my opinion, dont ever say my opinion is wrong. Got that?



This ‘Uma craze’ is beyond a joke. She is not that special an actress for God’s sake. Certainly not what Tarantino thinks she is. He needs to give more roles to REAL talent like Pam Grier.

[quote=“Fatale”]
I am not wrong. It is my opinion, dont ever say my opinion is wrong. Got that?[/quote]

hmmm ::slight_smile:

Fatale’s got some agrassion problems, usually they just build up, but every now and then…

Your point…?

[quote=“Fatale”]
Your point…?[/quote]

point being that you need to learn to control you aggression and learn to accept other people’s opinions.

how 'bout them apples?

I respect peiple’s opinions but I dont say their opinion is wrong.



How do you like your apples back?

[quote=“Fatale”]
I respect peiple’s opinions but I dont say their opinion is wrong.



How do you like your apples back?
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last time i voiced my opinion you called me a “cheese dick” :-</E>



anyway, i don’t like apples. you can keep 'em :-*