If I'm not mistaken, didn't the script say something to the equivalent of a "Fulci-Zombie hand bursting out of the grave"?
:o :o :oYou're right!!!!The Bride's hand breaks the surface...then like one ofFulci's Zombies, Claws, Digs, and Pulls herself from motherearth's womb.
I don't know if this is mentioned (stupid search engine) but the shot underneath the staircase in the HOBL scene is very similar to a shot under staircases from Once Upon a Time in the West, when HArmonica goes to meet Wobbles (the guy with suspenders AND a belt) and starts beating him.
City Of The Living Dead :Pan that reveals Beatrix's grave is also used in City Of The Living dead.
"Bambi Vs. Godzilla". Anybody remember it? It's a short animated film that consists of two images. The first is Bambi, peacefully grazing as butterflies flutter about. The next is Godzilla's foot, stomping her flat. It's an almost punk rock animation, boiling the art form down to its essentials. Anyway, I'd be willing to bet that the fish-stomping story Bills tells the Bride about B.B. was inspired by the short film.
poor bambii :'(
Yeah, that's the one. It's even simpler than I remember. ;D
I don't know if this is mentioned before, but I don't feel like going through 9 pages. Anyway, I just saw the Alfred Hitchcock Presents episode 'Breakdown' (season 1, episode 7). There was this guy who was in a car accident. He broke his neck and he couldn't move anything because of that, you could only hear him think. After some time a few people came by and they robbed him because they thought he was dead. Then he figured that the next time people came he had to move something to show them he was alive. When you hear him think: "If only I could move... move a little bit" we see this shot:[img width=500 height=371]http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/1148/feet2zm.jpg[/img]
Interesting. QT has been on record as saying that he isn't all that keen on Alfred Hitchcock and prefers films influenced by Hitchcock for example the films of Brian DePalma. However I guess that he is a big fan of the television series 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents'. You may or may not be right about that particular shot (who knows) but consider the fact that his segment in 'Four Rooms' was based on an 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents' story.
I saw a Twilight Zone episode with Charles Bronson and Elizabeth Montgomery as two survivors after a big war. They are both soldiers who are enemies. The title of the episode is "Two". This reminded me of the first chapter in Kill Bill.
so u r saying all of these connections are included in the movie ? thats awesome
King Boxer and Five Fingers Of Death are the same movie,, so the reference in this case is also the Ironside Music.
@killerinstinct: that's only the tip of the iceberg
About 20 years ago there was a series on television that was a remake of The Twilight Zone. It wasn't very successful and only a few episodes aired. There was one episode that really fucked me up where a prison inmate worked out a deal with the undertaker which would aid her escape. She was to get inside a coffin and be burried with the body, the undertaker would then dig her up that evening. There was only sound for half of the movie and the screen was black...she was talking to herself "when's he comming?", "where is he?" "hurry up".....then she lit a match only to discover that she was burried with the man who was supposed to dig her up. The camera rose above the grave and showed the leaves blowing throughout the graveyard with her screams in the background. I wonder if QT saw that one.
I saw one just like that where the guy was in a Mexican hospital that had old equipment. The guy watched as they broke out the saw used for cutting into a skull. They were going to perform an autopsy. that was whacked!
Is that based on a Stephen King story? I remember reading something like that... The guy in the short story got bit by some snake or something which paralyzed him.The guy in this Hitch presents episode ends up in the hospital as well.
It was a long time ago. I really don't remember much except for that fucking voice inside the guys head saying "I'm alive, I'm alive!"
God, I loved a lot of those short stories, I have many recorded in casettes, could watch them again, although my favourites are missing.Remember the one which was called "The Open Window" or something, where there's a nurse killing maniac in the town, and the story tells about two nurses and a traumatized patient in a far away house, when there's a great thunderstorm. One of them realizes that the basement window is open, and, fearing that the maniac could use it to climb in, goes downstairs attempting to close it. I really love it, the most enjoyable, frightening and thrilling and with a perfect ending.