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Tarantino's RESERVOIR DOGS and PULP FICTION returning to theatres Dec 4th & 6th!

Published at: Nov. 20, 2012, 11:12 a.m. CST by Monty Cristo

"Monty Cristo" here.

 

That beautiful new "Tarantino 20" Blu-ray set hit today, as covered by Harry in his DVD column. In addition to that, check this site for where you can find Fathom Events screenings of RESERVOIR DOGS and PULP FICTION in early December. Both of these movies are fine enough in your home theater, but they are best enjoyed with a crowd.

 

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  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:14 a.m. CST

    Yawn

    by the_rising

    First

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:17 a.m. CST

    Whatever happened to the combined cut of Kill Bill?

    by rev_skarekroe

    I'd still like to see that.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:18 a.m. CST

    the_rising... needs to get kicked the fuck out.

    by Dharma4

    Can't wait. -Namaste-

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:22 a.m. CST

    -Namaste- Needs to suck it

    by the_rising

    This website hasn't been about news scoops for years. They just post the same shit you can read on Yahoo's or Google's media page.

  • GoodFellas is second with 3. I don't recall the last time I've seen a movie even twice at the theater. I barely go see anything once.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:29 a.m. CST

    the_rising

    by IceTitan

    why don't you go on over there and yawn then?

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:30 a.m. CST

    Hate these "one day only!" screenings of classic movies

    by Nasty In The Pasty

    When Raiders was reissued in IMAX a few months ago, it had a weeklong run, so I didn't have to waste a precious paid personal day from work to see it...I could just select whatever day that week I happened to have off and go see it at my leisure. I'd love to see Pulp Fiction in a theater (I only saw it on VHS back in the day, which is a big disappointment), but not if I have to circle a single day on the callendar and lose a day's wages to do so.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:32 a.m. CST

    Is anything really enjoyable with a crowd these days?

    by Darth Macchio

    Not trying to be cynical here...I love the idea of movies hitting the theaters again and there's a ton of films I'd love to see in the theater again and again....but theater goers have changed over the years. Dramatically so over the last 10-15 years - so much so that they've all but ruined the theater going experience. We've had these discussions on AICN and there's been perfectly valid rants about the decline of customer service and the overall intention of a movie theater. as a long time theater goer, im saddened by the state of theaters and their lazy management. very beautiful, clean and state of the art - great, good job on that aspect. i can even deal with the absurd prices... but yet no one walks these noisy, cellphone light-parading consciously inconsiderate wannabe tough-guy asswipes and their ubiquitous crew of like-minded simpletons out of the theater like they used to. theater ushers basically don't exist anymore. and, hence, theater going is a very hit or miss proposition - you don't know until you've already spent the money if it will be wasted on having to be with a "crowd" that has no sense of courtesy or, much less, even a real desire to even "see" the movie instead of hanging out and talking with friends....DURING the movie.

  • Who the hell is minding the store these days?

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:34 a.m. CST

    What about the grindhouse trailers?

    by Boba Fat

    Thought Tarrantino was handpicking some to go before the films?

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:35 a.m. CST

    I thought you guys already reported this?

    by D.Vader

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:35 a.m. CST

    Either way, I'll be there!

    by D.Vader

  • And it was fantastic.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:38 a.m. CST

    Nasty in the Pasty

    by D.Vader

    Hey you do realize these one day only screenings are in the evening, right? No need to lose a day of work when the screening is at 7:30.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:38 a.m. CST

    Ahhh, just in time for the holidays motherfucker

    by 77AD

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:43 a.m. CST

    d.vader, I don't have a car....

    by Nasty In The Pasty

    ...so evening showings are even LESS convenient for me...I have to take the train into Boston, which is ridiculously expensive, and if it's a long movie, it might not even be over before the last train home, which would leave me stranded. I only see movies during afternoon matinees. If it's a one-day only screening, they could at LEAST have two or three showtimes during that one day.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:46 a.m. CST

    JOHN TRAVOLTA GOTTA EAT

    by Darth Busey

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:46 a.m. CST

    SERIOUSLY. HE LIKES TO EAT. A LOT.

    by Darth Busey

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:49 a.m. CST

    d.vader - yes, fortunately, genre will take care of part of it...

    by Darth Macchio

    As in, the rowdy 'hang out at the theater' crowds just aren't going to go see a movie like "The Birds" for the most part. So there are some silver linings here and there...but while I haven't seen an re-release in a long time, I'd say about 90% of every theater experience I've had in the last 10 years has been negatively affected by disturbances/disruptions from other people enough to be an issue. Enough to say screw it and just enjoy the movie undisturbed at home. And yet I do miss the days when you could see a regular Rocky sequel in a theater so packed that people were sitting in the aisles and on the floor right up to the screen and yet, outside of the movie itself, you could hear the proverbial pin drop throughout the show. there's nothing quite like seeing a movie with a packed house when everybody actually is there to see that movie. those experiences are to be treasured, no doubt. but it is sad that this is such a rare occurrence or that theater management doesn't think it's worthwhile or practical to have ushers (and then lament about home video killing their sales, etc).

  • Nov. 20, 2012, noon CST

    Ooof, Nasty, that sucks.

    by D.Vader

  • Nov. 20, 2012, noon CST

    I agree, Darth

    by D.Vader

    I wish more theater managers would have the balls to stand up to bad audience members, but unfortunately, I guess they're struggling too and don't want to piss off any possible returning customers.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 12:07 p.m. CST

    Old news

    by hopeless

    Heard about this days ago!

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 12:07 p.m. CST

    @ darth machio

    by chris knights

    silver linings indeed, recently when myself and mrs moley went to see the jaws re release at our local theatre we were greeted with an entirely empty cinema (apart from ourselves) clearly the classics dont even register on the iphone generations radar, and thank god for that as i for one whole heartedly agree that the theatre experience by and large has become mostly intolerable thanks in no small part to crisp munching, phone flashing, chatty man idiots.. when i went to see avengers a few months back a chump in the seat in front of me sat texting whoever for about five minutes until i leaned over and asked him to stop.. cock muncher!

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 12:18 p.m. CST

    Ahh, back when Quentin actually made GOOD films...

    by Jack Desmondi

    Good Times. Good Times.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 12:22 p.m. CST

    D Macchio: I saw Back To the Future with a packed theater

    by sunwukong86

    every screening sold out

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 12:29 p.m. CST

    I'll see these unless something important comes up

    by Stephen

    thats probably how lots of people feel. It's not like I don't own them.

  • Nothing is more enjoyable with a crowd, UNLESS it's a crowd of your own personal choosing. Here's a few reasons why crowds fucking suck and I never go to movies until they've been out for a couple of weeks and always to early showings...Crying babies, kids who clearly shouldn't be at the theater questioning everything out loud and making obnoxious sounds throughout the movie while the parents don't do anything to shut them up, mentally retarded people doing the same thing as the kids I just mentioned but not being able to comprehend that they're in a theater with people trying to watch a movie and telling them to shut up makes you look like an asshole, ringing cell phones, people answering said cell phones and having full fledged conversations with no consideration for the people around them, people emitting obnoxious over poweringly bright lights from said cell phones every couple of minutes, people getting up to the use the bathroom...Jeezus Christ, it's like hey, i'm going to pay 24 dollars to see Raiders of the Lost Arc on IMAX and then i'm going to sit in the theater and go on the internet and talk to/text people with my cell phone for the duration of the flick so you can have the pleasure of hearing me and seeing that bright light in the corner of your eye all throughout the flick. Crowds? FUCK 'EM! I'll stay at home and watch them on Blu-Ray since i'd prob get arrested or something if I did the right thing and smacked those kids, or grabbed those cell phones and spiked them into the ground.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 12:50 p.m. CST

    And while i'm at it...

    by Kyle

    Why do you need a theater full of people laughing, clapping, cheering, and screaming throughout? I assume that's why you'd think a movie is more enjoyable with a crowd...would Seinfeld be less enjoyable sans the laugh track? No it wouldn't be less enjoyable, in fact it'd prob be better...

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 12:50 p.m. CST

    dandelien is a dumb cunt

    by Chairman_Kaga

    who should have their thumbs amputated.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 12:57 p.m. CST

    Curious Dandelien...

    by JBouganim1

    How does the story end? Did you turn off the phone? Listen Im not going to bad mouthe you or anything but the whole not texting is just a general courtesy. I for one am one of those ADD patrons that you are talking about and its seriously just "talking" for the modern age. The only communication you should be having during a movie in a theater is a response to whats on the big screen in front of you. Not the small screen in your lap or to the side.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 1:50 p.m. CST

    Do we get to dress up like Pulp Fiction characters?

    by StatelyWayneManor

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 2:02 p.m. CST

    When the FUCK do we get Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair?

    by Knuckleduster

    Does it even exist? Was it just a myth? Some friends of mine have "bootleg" copies on their laptops, but to me it just looks like someone cut the two films together in chronological order. I just want to know if we'll ever get it or not.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 2:05 p.m. CST

    Dandelien does not belong in a theatre.

    by Knuckleduster

  • http://tinyurl.com/d7s9acu

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 3:24 p.m. CST

    Having a hard time defending the theater-going experience

    by Beezbo

    I won't rehash the complaints above. I used to love sharing the movie-going experience with my children, but the last two were tough: Hotel Transylvania, where the print was so scratched up and the sound so muddled that my daughter said upon leaving the theater, "That would have been better on our TV at home", and "The Avengers", where I spent the whole film arguing with and even yelling at the teenagers in front of me - not something a 44 year-old dad wants to do in front of his ten year-old daughter. What was I supposed to do, punch them? Complete frustration and very expensive. New Jersey audiences really suck.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 3:40 p.m. CST

    @statelywaynemanor: I'm going dressed as the gimp!

    by kindofabigdeal

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 3:40 p.m. CST

    4/10 Dandelion, decent troll

    by Smartacus

    Numerous replies, many jimmy's rustled (2 for every reply) but you went over the top claiming to beat the shit out of someone. Nobody on the planet thinks you did that. You waited outside the theater for your mom's mini-van to arrive after he took you out of there and we all know it.

  • Lucky 13 just around the corner.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 4:50 p.m. CST

    Saw Braveheart 3 weekends in a row...

    by Darth Macchio

    Needless to say I freaked out on that movie something fierce.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 4:56 p.m. CST

    @Darth macchio

    by Deceased Fan

    Yeah man that was a big one. I saw it a few times especially when it hit the discount theater.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 5:02 p.m. CST

    Pulp Fiction left its mark.

    by Deceased Fan

    When the Dick Dale guitar hits as the logo rises, I get chills akin to the Star Wars opening.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 5:21 p.m. CST

    Storing dead ni&&ers aint my f^ckin business!

    by kindofabigdeal

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 6:01 p.m. CST

    If you have a bad experience from other patrons

    by paulloch

    Leave the theater mid-movie and ask for a refund. I've done it. They have to refund. It's their responsibility to guarantee proper theater etiquette, even if these raucous barbarians' parents didn't teach them.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 6:17 p.m. CST

    His popularity escapes me

    by The StarWolf

    Despicable, foul-mouthed, small brained individuals doing despicable things to other despicable foul-mouthed, small brained individuals. Yeah, that'll get me in the theatre every time. Sure. Feh.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 6:29 p.m. CST

    ---DANDELIEN is exactly what is wrong with theatre today....

    by Punisherthunder

    It's assholes like this that ruin the experience. Unlike most punks here, I actually ran a successful movie theatre for years. I know your fucking type. Some snot like you comes in and right off the bat, gives theatre staff shit for everything. You're the type who bitches about having to watch the film in a non-digital house. You're the type who comes to concession and makes asshole comments to the teenage girls working the concession stand. Here's a tip, they ain't interested in you. You're the type who fucks with the ushers when you find out the theatre isn't seating just yet, and you still fucking walk in while it's being cleaned and just sit the hell down. This actually puts theatre staff behind like a motherfucker. Finally...you're the type who wants to sit in the back row, so you can text, because according to your rationale....if nobody is behind you, then it won't bother anyone. There a similar rationale from elephant-like women at the concession stand who always get extra, extra, extra butter on the popcorn. They don't worry about the billion calories in it because everyone knows the diet soda will counteract the calories from the butter! Back to texting, it's not allowed because you could be recording the film or videotaping customers in the theatre. I know, because I've had both situations happen before. You get work emails or texts? Here's a fucking hint, step out in the lobby and answer them. You can't got 2 hours without checking? Then don't come to the theatre, we won't miss your dollars. People went to theaters for YEARS without every having cell phones with them, and everything ran just fine. Stay home please...

  • It was that movies that just kept building on word of mouth, playing first-run for the better part of a whole year. The kind of genuine buzz (as opposed to Hollywood hype) that basically NEVER happens anymore.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 8:37 p.m. CST

    dandelien

    by Chairman_Kaga

    Shove a shotgun up your twat.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 8:45 p.m. CST

    If the theater tells you "No phones" that's where it ends

    by Smartacus

    It's their theater, they make the rules. Dandy's just having a go at all of us and watching people get their panties in a twist over the fantastical shit he pretends he did. The reality is a lot different and we all know that. When an usher tells you to turn your device off you do it. If you tell him to go fuck himself he comes back with a manager. If you tell him to go fuck himself he comes back with the police officer who's working an extra job out front. Theater's don't put up with shit like smartphones that could be recording movies. They've got a big bug up their asses about piracy and don't care about pissing off one guy with a texting habit.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 8:47 p.m. CST

    If your dad is too much of a shithead

    by Chairman_Kaga

    to call you on your phone instead of sending a text message, then your mother deserves to die alone and scared and it's all your fault.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 9:36 p.m. CST

    What part of New Jersey do you live in, dandelien?

    by Zardoz

    As Bugs Bunny would say, "What a maroon!"

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 9:38 p.m. CST

    Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair is real!

    by Zardoz

    It was playing in L.A. exclusively for a week when I was down there but I didn't go! QT even presented it! I still kick myself about that one...

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 9:48 p.m. CST

    Movies

    by Jeff

    Movies with crowds really started to go downhill around the time that Obama was elected. The U.S. just ain't what it used to be.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 10:49 p.m. CST

    by Jeff

    When you're watching a movie in a dark theatre and someone in front of you pops up a smart phone light it distracts the eye from the screen. When it happens repeatedly it's annoying. Kind of how your desperate trolling is annoying. You must have a sad life to look for attention by being such a retard on a message board. Oh well.

  • Nov. 20, 2012, 11:09 p.m. CST

    OH MY GOD, A SMALL TINY LIGHT!!!

    by Nasty In The Pasty

    It's not so tiny when someone is literally using an IPAD directly in your line of sight.

  • Nov. 21, 2012, 2:08 a.m. CST

    Where's the Doctor Detroit Bluray already?!!!

    by JetJaguar

    Preferably Criterion, with whatever draft of Aykroyd's (rumored) unfinished sequel script included. Smooth Walker for President!

  • Nov. 21, 2012, 5 a.m. CST

    This dandelien debate/trolling is very entertaining

    by Bobo_Vision

    I must admit, his comeback to punisherthunder was pretty good.

  • Nov. 21, 2012, 9:48 a.m. CST

    Farting in elevators = pure awesome

    by Darth Macchio

    The best thing is to try and cover it up but then fail on purpose. Like, clearing your throat loud enough to cover the sound of the fart (has to be a log saw fart, not some blip-blip-blip quasi silent fart of course) but making sure the subterfuge fails and fails obviously to everybody but you. Bonus points if you frankenstein the fart ahead of time with a big plate of spicy/peppery food. And much better if its one of those extended time elevators you find in skyscrapers where you're trapped with other people for at least a few minutes. A better motivator for using the stairs you'd be hard pressed to find.

  • Nov. 21, 2012, 4:40 p.m. CST

    Pulp Fiction has held up about as well..

    by Darth_BaIIs

    as a Kevin Smith movie, without Jay and Silent Bob.

  • Nov. 22, 2012, 1:31 a.m. CST

    it's "theaters", not "theatres".

    by Cotton_Mcknight

    FWIW. I can't really say that Pulp Fiction is overrated, because it's so ingrained into the popular culture. But I a little tired of it after 18 years.

  • Nov. 22, 2012, 7:40 a.m. CST

    Pretty much everywhere in the world except for America

    by Bobo_Vision

  • Given "Monty Christo's" real name, I'm guessing he is not from America. I was thinking Capone or Harry wrote this.

  • Fifteen years ago a majority of all PEOPLE did not own cell phones. For 75 years prior to that the human race was able to attend movies with them. Fuck your emergency. Fuck your real life. Nobody else in the theater cares, and neither should you. Movies are an ESCAPE from reality. That's their ENTIRE function. It's the reason why we love them. So please, don't try to swing any of that nonsense about why you need to check your cellphone, smartphone or any other kind of phone in the middle of a quiet, crowded theater. If you do, get up and leave, because you shouldn't be in the theater to begin with.

  • Nov. 23, 2012, 9:03 p.m. CST

    Fucking whorebag cunt fucking bloody shit nugget

    by Jaka

    I did of course mean, attend movies WITHOUT them.

  • When I sent the proof over for them to check they went bug fucking nuts and tried to fire me. I mean, shit, I guess I should have known they were a theatER, not a theatRE, but damn! They were unnecessarily in a bunch about that shit, I tell ya.

  • Nov. 23, 2012, 9:07 p.m. CST

    I'm going to the ST TNG deal on Nov 29th..

    by Jaka

    ...so I'm going to skip these. Plus, I've seen both of them at least 50 times, probably closer to 100. I'd rather put that $25 towards purchasing the box set.