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What is with the locked in trunk references?


#1

in every tarantino movie, there is someone locked in a trunk. In Reservoir dogs you had that cop, in Pulp Fiction he has the black guy who gets shot, in Jackie Brown you have that guy Samuel L. Jackson killed, in kill bill vol.1 you’ve got sofie fatale and in kill bill vol.2 you have a brief Uma in the back of Budd’s truck. I mean, i knew he had a foot fetish, but a “trunk fetish?”


#2

It’s just a signature of Quentin’s. He’s not sexually attracted to trunks (trunk fetish?) he just likes that shot. Shit I like that shot too. They couldve easily put a trunk shot in True Romance, but they didnt. :-/


#3

well it’s a fucking kick ass signature. yeh, it could have been put into “true romance”.


#4

Has anybody seen Men In Black II?? I know it’s a shit film (I just found out now) and I noticed that they used a Tarantino signature trunk shot in the scene after Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones go to Agent K’s old house to collect the guns. Later one of them open the trunk which is like a sliding door, and it is the same shot QT uses. They then proceed to take their guns out of the trunk.


#5

Sofie and The Bride are the only people to come out of the trunks alive :slight_smile:


#6

[quote]Sofie and The Bride are the only people to come out of the trunks alive :slight_smile:[/quote]

Sure The Bride was in a trunk, but she wasn’t part of the official ‘trunk shot’. That trunk scene in Volume 2 was NOT a proper Tarantino style trunk shot, and as Tarantino only uses one ‘proper’ trunk shot per film, he had allready used a trunk shot in volume 1 and so there was no need to include one in volume 2 as both volumes are indeed part of the same film namely Kill Bill.


#7

Ok Sofie was the only person to come out of the trunk shot ALIVE


#8

[quote]I mean, i knew he had a foot fetish, but a “trunk fetish?”[/quote]Well. Quen seems to be a top, as far as I can infer. So it’s kind of like showing the whole bondage thing from the sub’s point of view, i.e. the feeling of being completely powerless in a situation. Kinky.



BTW, Marvin didn’t die until waaaaay after the trunk shot.


#9

Before the trunk shot. He was dead in the trunk


#10

Whuhhhh? Okay, so they beat up a dead guy, then blondie cuts off his ear? While he somehow talks? What a weird film. :wink:


#11

Which Marvin you on about?


#12

[quote]Sofie and The Bride are the only people to come out of the trunks alive :slight_smile:[/quote]

Marvin from Reservoir Dogs comes out of the trunk alive!!


#13

[quote]…and then died.[/quote]

True. But still came out of the trunk alive!


#14

But the other person said “Sofie and The Bride are the only people to come out of the trunks alive” and so Marvin from Dogs also qualifies, because he in fact came out of the trunk alive, he may have died afterwards, but he still came out of the trunk alive did he not?


#15

that reminded me of when Bill said “ha ha ha, I’m just fuckin’ with you”


#16

When Carradine said that line, QT should have done a close up of his face


#17

No, way



That would have fucked it up



Its cool you see him waving the gun around


#18

theres a trunk shot in “from dusk til dawn” too. the fat lady that tarantino kills in the motel room is shown tied up in the trunk.


#19

Yep, so that’s another person who comes out of the trunk ALIVE


#20

anyone else think carradine looks like a jedi in that scene?



hahah thats classic carradine.