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Travolta


#1

a lot of people i notice harp on the fact that john travolta “dies” in pulp fiction. this could be stupid to yall but i think its really cool the way tarantino makes it almost like he doesnt really die with the out of order story line. in the end of the movie he still rides off into the sunset. its almost like resurection, and given the other biblical references i wouldn’t put it past him.


#2

[quote]a lot of people i notice harp on the fact that john travolta “dies” in pulp fiction. this could be stupid to yall but i think its really cool the way tarantino makes it almost like he doesnt really die with the out of order story line. in the end of the movie he still rides off into the sunset. its almost like resurection, and given the other biblical references i wouldn’t put it past him.[/quote]

I wouldnt get your hopes up. Vincent Vega is DEAD AS DILLINGER. :slight_smile:


#3

yeah he ate the bullets


#4

i wasn’t saying he’s alive. i was just saying that i liked the way tarantino made it almost like he didn’t up dying. because i wished he hadn’t have died. so the ending sortof softened the blow ha.


#5

yeah - true dat - you do end up liking the character


#6

yes I agree with you. It’s really not as if he died or something, he just… had to die in that toilet but in the end he’s still out there, just… a few hours before… its some kind of psychologic effect you experience…


#7

He’s body lays but he’s still roams, uh?

Sounds like poetry!

Arre!


#8

[quote]yes I agree with you. It’s really not as if he died or something, he just… had to die in that toilet but in the end he’s still out there, just… a few hours before… its some kind of psychologic effect you experience…[/quote]

I don’t want to be a huge nitpicker but just incase you were confused, he didn’t die a few hours later. he died the next day. because later that night was when he took mia out.


#9

Yah! after all everytime he goes to the bathroom something bad is happening…(QT 8) )


#10

what? ha.


#11

PF has a false happy ending… The whole non-linear thing is very cool, play’s with your mind a little bit :slight_smile:


#12

I have to admit, I first saw the film after the big buzz. I was only 13 then and I knew tha John Travolta was nominated for an Oscar and all that so when I rent it and it got to the part where John Travolta dies, I was like what the fuck, but then the movie moves along and goes to the Bonnie situation and even at 13, I understood the meaning that it was just supposed to be that way, and yes it does kind of soften the blow at the end.


#13

well, has he made any GOOD movies since pulp? not really. ok there was Face/off, which was okay, and Get Shorty… but real awesome ones?? help me… are there any?


#14

Not great movies, no. I liked Face/Off, Get Shorty and Broken Arrow. The Broken Arrow theme music is so cool that ,to me, it justifies the existence of the entire film. :slight_smile:


#15

He hasnt done anything I thought was really great except Face Off. although something looks interesting at IdMB for 2004 “Be Cool” in pre-production a Elmore Leonard based F. Gary Gray film maybe…


#16

Face off was bad ass, but no he has not had a caliber performance like he had in PF.


#17

I like how Tarantino made Travolta at the same time made his death a big deal and small deal which make his flims so twisted.



In a good way.


#18

I just thought of a theory I aint heard or read before…

Vincent is a Elvis man right, and where does he die…


#19

thats a interesting theory


#20

your theory about theories is interesting.

the gorilla should die in the jungle, shitty men in bathrooms, cheesey men in cellars, cavemen in caves, and drunks in the gutter along with the fallen leaves.