Reservoir Dogs | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Reservoir Dogs.
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SOURCE: "Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Blonde?," in Artforum, Vol. 31, No. 3, November, 1992, p. 11.

In the following essay, Dargis examines the depiction of male violence in Reservoir Dogs.

Let me tell you what "Like a Virgin"'s about. It's about this cooz who's a regular fuckin' machine. I'm talkin' mornin' day night afternoon dick dick dick dick dick dick dick dick dick.

Then one day she meets this John Holmes motherfucker and it's like, Whoa baby. I mean this cat is like Charles Bronson in The Great Escape: he's diggin' tunnels. All right, she's gettin' some serious dick action and she's feelin' somethin' she hasn't felt since forever. Pain. Pain. It hurts, it hurts her … just like it did the first time. You see the pain is remindin' the fuck machine what it was once like to be a virgin. Hence, "Like a Virgin."

—Mr. Brown (Quentin Tarantino...

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