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Grindhouse Reviews

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August 23, 2017
The one thing that became evident to me, while watching Tarantino's homage to sewer cinema, is that even while the flesh is melting and being blown apart with bullets, if the spirit is missing, there simply isn't much point.
October 14, 2012
Not just a movie but an event in its own right, Grindhouse is simply unmissable in its complete form.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 22, 2011
A paean to the exploitation films of the 70s, built more for titillation than story-telling, Grindhouse - especially the Rodriguez sequence - is nearly impossibly silly, not necessarily a bad thing, and is certainly not for everyone.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
October 21, 2010
Grindhouse is a great experience, packed with fun, thrills, chills and gore galore.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
June 9, 2010
Delivers all the trashy, seat-squirming, eye-covering moments your fiercely racing heart craves. Forget about "guilty pleasures." Call it a pleasure, and leave it at that.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
August 27, 2009
Half smirk, half transcendence
September 4, 2008
This is a movie theater experience. It needs to be seen at night, with a big screen and lots of friends.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
July 11, 2008
As amusing as the concept is, the actual result is a considerable disappointment - a high-tech forgery that lacks the disreputable charm of its models, which were made without the self-conscious affectation on display here.
June 18, 2008
Hopefully Rodriguez and Tarantino will make more of these.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
April 18, 2008
A mediocre attempt to play with exploitation fire without getting burned. A pair of anti-septic fakes that miss the entire point of exploitation.
April 8, 2008
3-D Naughtiness! Perverts in Revolt! Sinful Dwarfs! And Even a Movie Review, Why Not?
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February 28, 2008
Has Tarantino ever made a singularly authentic, sincere, innovative frame of film in his entire life?
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
February 14, 2008
The trailers for grindhouse movies were always better than the films themselves. Sadly, the same is true of Grindhouse.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 4, 2008
Each film would have fared better as a 15-minute short.
Full Review | Original Score: C
October 26, 2007
Grindhouse is both impressive and disappointing. From a technical and craft point of view it is first-rate; from its standing in the canon of the two directors, it is minor.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 20, 2007
It is a movie about watching itself, and that is both solipsistic and pure genius.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
July 17, 2007
[In Death Proof, Tarantino] gleefully subverts the genre to keep us thoroughly entertained.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 10, 2007
Thank you Tarantino, thank you Rodriguez, it was a pleasure...
July 3, 2007
While I believe Tarantino to be a far greater artist when it comes to lining his cinematic and pop culture channelings with elements of profundity, Rodriguez is something of a master at to-the-point entertainment.
May 27, 2007
An intriguing package of faux trailers and senseless violence. Rarely is there a film that is so unquestionably enjoyable. Might give the '70s grind house flicks a good name.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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