Reservoir Dogs | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Kenneth Turan

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Reservoir Dogs.
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Critical Review by Kenneth Turan

SOURCE: "'Reservoir Dogs,' Tarantino's Brash Debut Film, Announces a Director to Be Reckoned With," in Los Angeles Times, October 23, 1992, pp. F1, F14.

In the following review, Turan offers qualified evaluation of Reservoir Dogs. While praising Tarantino's "undeniable skill," Turan objects to his preoccupation with "operatic violence."

Like it or not (and many people will have their doubts), writer-director Quentin Tarantino has arrived, in your face and on the screen. His brash debut film, Reservoir Dogs, a showy but insubstantial comic opera of violence, is as much a calling card as a movie, an audacious high-wire act announcing that he is here and to be reckoned with.

Strong violence is Tarantino's passion, and he embraces it with gleeful, almost religious, fervor. An energetic macho stunt, Reservoir Dogs (selected theaters) glories...

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