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Death Proof Reviews

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
March 24, 2014
By the end of the film, Tarantino delivers on the action with a car chase that will get anyone's engine revving.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth
January 20, 2013
Death Proof doesn't simply comment on its genre inspirations - it adds to their very legacy.
Ali Gray
November 3, 2012
As an anomaly, a curio, even as half a movie, it's a winner. As a stand-alone feature, it struggles to stand up to close scrutiny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
August 16, 2010
Freed from the constraints of the Grindhouse package, Death Proof can now spread out, find its proper rhythms, and emerge as another excellent Tarantino classic.
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
July 17, 2010
A comprovação de que, nas mãos de um diretor que conhece a fundo a técnica e a história do Cinema, até mesmo um exercício de estilo sem grandes ambições pode representar uma experiência apaixonante para quem ama e respeita a Sétima Arte.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Fernando F. Croce
August 27, 2009
Clearly the work of somebody who has ingested Carol J. Clover's Men, Women, and Chainsaws, yet it is also more
Dragan Antulov
April 10, 2008
"raja" koja voli Tarantina %u0107e imati itekako razloga da mu oprosti ovaj eksperiment.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Rob Gonsalves
February 14, 2008
Feels much longer than it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Paul Byrnes
Sydney Morning Herald
November 17, 2007
Death Proof is superbly made. There's a terrible tension watching these beautiful and spirited young women getting too close to the flame, followed by enormous relief when the mood changes in the second story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies
November 5, 2007
A well-controlled buildup of expectations, suspense, and character contrast.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
October 6, 2007
I've rarely seen a filmmaker, in current Hollywood at least, expose his sexual and sadistic kinks on screen with such shameless glee.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Paul Greenwood
Future Movies UK
October 6, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Kam Williams
September 29, 2007
Deliberately designed to look like a low-grade B-flick from the Fifties, this slasher adventure from Quentin Tarantino is a guaranteed treat for that rare film fan nostalgic about the worst era in cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
September 21, 2007
While playing by the rules--scantily clad women, sudden brutality, straightforward narrative--he also gleefully subverts the genre to keep us thoroughly entertained.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Matthew Turner
September 21, 2007
Tarantino has a blast with this affectionate nod to '70s exploitation flicks, but the dialogue isn't as good as it should have been.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Anthony Quinn
September 21, 2007
Next to Kill Bill, this is only 50 per cent proof, but the last car chase will have you hanging on for dear life.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Anthony Quinn
Independent (UK)
September 21, 2007
With its scratchy print, jerky editing and retro title sequence, Quentin Tarantino's fifth film bends over backwards to establish its Seventies sexploitation-flick credentials.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matt Mueller
Total Film
September 21, 2007
Now with added lapdance, QT's B-movie homage to cars and girls deploys its cheap thrills with laid-back craft and class. Russell's wicked fun, Bell's a true trooper. Distributors! Can we have Planet Terror now, please?
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Anna Smith
September 21, 2007
There's plenty of fun to be had with Death Proof, but its imitation of a defunct, low-budget style of movie-making is perhaps too accurate when it comes to the genre's flaws.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Ben Walters
Time Out
September 21, 2007
Smart attention is paid to some interesting tensions between old and new in areas as varied as pop culture, photography, effects work, automobile construction, telephony and audio recording technology.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/6
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