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  • This is Kill Bill.

  • Volume one.

  • It's the first half of Tarantino's to part exploitation epic.

  • We're going to walk you through every movie.

  • TV show Music and Anna Mae slash comic reference in Kill Bill.

  • Volume one Spoiler.

  • There's a ton before the movie even begins.

  • We open on Tarantino's now standard opening card, but the first direct reference actually takes place before this.

  • This opening shot here pays homage to samurai cinema, where movies like Tokyo Drifter and Lady Snow Blood have similar text treatments.

  • Rizza, from Wu Tang Clan, who produced the movie soundtrack, said that thes visual elevations act is a nod to kung fu film buffs.

  • Okay, that's forward freeze on the shot.

  • This quote was uttered by Khan in Star Trek to Wrath of Khan.

  • Do you know that Klingon proverb that tells us Revenge is a dish that is best served and even though the origin of the quote could date back to the 17 hundreds, well, chalk, this one up is a Star Trek reference anyway, moving along this powerful cold open where the bride is panting.

  • It's inspired by this scene in the good, the bad and the ugly.

  • Where Eli Wallach points a gun at Clint Eastwood, who's near death?

  • Let's keep going.

  • Okay, here, thes stylized shots of the bride lying in what looks like a coffin after Bill put a bullet in their head.

  • They were a reference to these silhouette shots from Citizen Kane these days, sometimes fast forwarding.

  • Okay, see here how Tarantino has divided the movie into chapters.

  • That's another reference to Lady Snow Blood, which is also told in chapters and Trust Us Kill Bill was heavily influenced by this Japanese classic, so you're going to see it pop up a ton up next, we have this dramatic zoom into the bride's eyes.

  • This'll is a reference to the movie Death Rides, a horse where the camera zooms into the lead character Bill's eyes when he remembers a traumatic experience.

  • Also, you hear that noise that's actually a Quincy Jones song from the 1967 TV show.

  • Iron Side Track also appears in the martial arts classic Five Fingers of Death, before lead actor Lee Lo engages in battle.

  • You okay?

  • That was three references in one.

  • Are you keeping up despite scene between the bride and Vernita Green, a k a.

  • Copperhead It's no Marge to blaxploitation movies like 1970 three's Coffee, where they don't shy away from showing two powerful women engaging in a vicious battle, moving past the broken glass on the floor.

  • To this moment, see how the bride's name is censored.

  • This was inspired by movies like Made in USA by Jean Luc Godard, where character names were drowned out by dietetic.

  • Sounds fast forward to hear this Pasadena homemaker's name is Jeanne Bell.

  • The bride tells the viewer that Anita has changed her name to Jeannie Bell.

  • Acquainted like this Jeannie Bell, blaxploitation star and Playboy playmate, her name was for need.

  • A green OK, fast forward row of sunglasses on the dash.

  • That's a direct lift from the opening scene in Gone in 60 Seconds.

  • The original Not the One with Angelina Jolie.

  • This is L driver, probably the best Whistler you've ever heard.

  • That song she's whistling.

  • It's called Twisted Nerve, which was also whistled in the movie of the same name.

  • And l's look was inspired by Christina Lindbergh's character and thriller, a cruel picture and patch from Switchblade Sisters and Skip to hear this split screen.

  • Tarantino included this as an ode to filmmaker Brian DePalma, the technique appears in a number of his films, like Carrie Sisters and Dressed to Kill.

  • Moving Along.

  • To Hear this scene where l plans on killing the bride in the nurse's outfit is a reference to Martha Killers character in Black Sunday, where she does the exact same thing.

  • Moving on this'll gloriously gruesome act of revenge is a reference to the movie Lone Wolf and Cub Baby Cart to Haiti's and right After that, the song that starts playing it's called seven Dixie Oh, Fritzi and Impair.

  • It appeared in the movie The Psychic, which is about a woman who can see into the future.

  • And it's horrified by the circumstances surrounding her own death.

  • Kind of like the bride, right?

  • OK, here we have Buck, who says books and I'm here To which also appears at the start of eaten alive names.

  • But I'm weird.

  • Fast forward to hear Buck's truck.

  • Its name is inspired by these lyrics from Greece.

  • Way forward.

  • Okay, we have another Lady Snow Blood reference here.

  • Members Fast forward Rennes, code name.

  • That's actually a reference to the Marvel Comics universe.

  • In it.

  • There's a group called the Serpent Society, and some of the members have names just like the deadly Viper Assassination Squad.

  • We have Cotton Mouth, Copperhead, Sidewinder and, of course, black Mamba.

  • Now let's get into a bit of animal.

  • This sequence that show's over Rennes origin matches up pretty perfectly with the opening scene in Death Rides a horse, she swore revenge.

  • Luckily for her boss, Matsumoto was a pedophile and a little further into it, this scene where she shoots the bodyguards from under boss Matsumoto.

  • It's no Marge to this scene in Miller's crossing, moving along to hear.

  • But on at the end of the enemy sequence, the bride says she made one big mistake.

  • She should have killed 10 which is pulled from the death rides, a horse trailer where the voice of her senses people made one big mistake.

  • They should have killed six.

  • And then Hattori Hanzo.

  • We meet the infamous Hattori Hanzo, which is a referenced one of Tarantino's favorite childhood TV shows, No gondola or for American audiences, Shadow warriors.

  • Sonny Chiba, who plays Hattori Hanzo in Kill Bill, also plays Hattori Hanzo in shadow Warriors and skipping to this scene where Hattori Hanzo hens the bride one of his eponymous swords.

  • It's a nod to this scene in samurai reincarnation, so you don't know killed.

  • Coming, coming your telecom, your kitty.

  • Fast forward to go Go the most badass Schoolgirl slash head of security detail you'll ever meet.

  • Gogo was actually inspired by Shockey.

  • Curly Hamas character in battle Royal signed off with a cheeky homage to her pension for stabbing men in the crotch.

  • And then we have this sickly orange sky, which is a direct reference to the opening scene in Go Okay, Body Snatcher from Hell.

  • Oh, and you hear that song?

  • It's the theme song from the Green Hornet buyout hurt show star Bruce Lee, which will be important a little later on.

  • And for that, let's throw one on the board for music and TV.

  • Our introduction to the Crazy 88.

  • This song here is called Battle Without Honor or Humanity by Total Yasu.

  • Okay, title.

  • The song makes sense right, moving along to hear when Crazy 88 members think the House of Blue Leaves owner looks like a well known Peanuts character.

  • Fast forward to this tense standoff way have the theme song from death rides a horse which was composed by Ennio Marconi, one of Tarantino's favorite composers and then thes super bloody special effects are lifted from movies like Ladies, No Blood.

  • Fast Forward to hear this suffocating scene is a reference to Deep Red on Go go!

  • Get Slain.

  • That's a reference to City of the Living Day moving along, too.

  • Okay, here.

  • When the bride is getting surrounded by an army of Warriors, it's actually referencing a few movies like Lone Wolf and Cub Baby Carter Havens, where there's a gang of fighters versus one lone warrior.

  • And here, where the Crazy 88 gets spooked when the bride raises a sword.

  • That's from Fist of Fury, starring Bruce Lee.

  • And your outfit that's from another Bruce Lee movie called Game of Death.

  • Get ready because the next few references are going to come in fast.

  • Looking out, this guy's our That's from Five Fingers Thaw and this extra that's from Navajo Jim on this poor guy gets stopped completely in half, which is a reference to this scene in Ichi, the Killer and the Screen.

  • It's the infamous Wilhelm scream.

  • Okay, the way the bride pushes the wounded crazy and the eight member back to get some space with a sword is a reference to Lady Snow Blood.

  • Who does the exact same thing with her shirt.

  • Fast forward to this'll Silhouette battles.

  • It mirrors the opening sequence in samurai fiction.

  • And then we move along to this epic fight scene that takes place on the ballast rock, which is no Marge to Scaramouche.

  • All right, let's keep going.

  • The snow covered garden.

  • It's just like the one in ladies.

  • No blood.

  • Skip to the duel in the snow, which resembles Yep, You guessed it, ladies.

  • No blood.

  • Last Lady Snow Blood Reference.

  • The song that's playing after Oran is defeated is Flower of Carnage, sung by Lady Snow Blood lead actress Meiko Kaji.

  • And finally, we get a clear shot of the bride's death list, which resembles this list from the mercenary.

  • Did you find me?

  • And that's every reference in Kill Bill volume one way, miss anything.

This is Kill Bill.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/03/20
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