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Film by Quentin Tarantino released August 21, 2009

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Definately Not A Waste Of Money.

  • Dec 15, 2009
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Wow! What a movie, I did not expect this movie to hold mine and my wife’s attention throughout the whole 2 ½ hour movie. Especially since it is about killing Nazis, our brother in law is Jewish so this can be a touchy subject in our family. This Movie was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, and as usual he does an excellent job. It looked like it was going to be difficult to pass off as a comedy, but if you get the right people to fill the cast then you will not have any problems directing this film. Usually there are a lot of shows that will tease you with bits and pieces of TV advertisements about the movie, but that is not the case here. What you see on TV is only a little bit about the movie there is a lot more to come when you come to see this show.

This take place in WWII when the Nazis were in France and there was a group of rogue group that were going around killing Nazi soldiers to pay them back for all of the jewish people that they were killing. Brad Pitt plays the part of the lead rogue Lieutenant Aldo Raine who is in charge of training all of the rest of his people and then gets dropped into the path of the enemy, and behind enemy lines. They did not stop in their unhuman killing ways just because the Germans heard about them. The German soldiers came to fear the group known as the Inglourious Basterds or “The Basterds”.

There was a lot of star power just like the director was and they include; Brad Pitt who plays Lt. Aldo Raine, Melenie Laurent plays the theater owner Shosanna Dreyfus, Christoph Waltz plays Col. Hans Landa who was hated by all jews and called the jew hunter, Eli Roth plays Sgt. Donny Donowitz, Micheal Fassbender plays Lt. Archie Hicox, Diane Kruger plays Bridget von Hammersmark and is a double agent/german actress, Daniel Bruhl plays Pvt. Frederick Zoller the star of the theater, Til Schweiger plays Sgt. Hugo Stiglitz, Gedeon Burkhard plays Cpl. Wilhelm Wicki, Jacki Ido plays Marcel, B.J. Novak plays Pfc. Smithson Utivich, Omar Doom plays Pfc. Omar Ulmer, August Diehi plays Major Dieter Hellstrom, Dennis Menochet plays Perrier LaPadite, Syvelster GRoth plays Joseph Goebbels and a lot of other extras. With all of these cast members put together in one movie it is well worth your money to sit and laugh at all of the antics that Brad Pitt puts them through. Lot of action and strong langusge so be care ful if you want to take your kids to see this movie. I would not take my daughter to see this. The director to history that would at any other time make you mad at what happens to the jewish people he makes us laugh at the Nazis.

You will find a lot of funny on e line bits that Quentin had to dream up to keep the dialog interesting. Every time that Brad pit does a movie it seems like it turns into gold, for years I have watched him grow into one of the top actors in the business and he does not let us down in this movie. This movie will jump back and forth with sub-titles and different languages which include English, German, Italian, and French, this will probably get a little confusing throughout the movie but they will keep you laughing so it was not that much bothersome through the movie. Sometimes just when you think that you had figured everything out it turns around to a different language but they throw a few one line and slapstick in the mix and you soon forget what language they were speaking.

The film does not stop moving it continues to stay fresh and not become stagnant, they do this with a lot of special affects and action scenes.

You need to be aware, there are a lot of gruesome scenes where they scalp a lot of the Germans so the scenes are not for the weak of heart, there is a lot of violence to go around. Even though this movie will probably not win any awards I still liked it and it kept me laughing throughout the whole movie. I do not think that it is worth five stars but it certainly will not be a waste of your money. If you want a good laugh then take the time out to go and see this show. You could probably give this 3 stars just because of the brilliant acting and directing that had to take place to make this movie.

Recommended:
Yes

Movie Mood: Guy Movie
Viewing Method: Other
Film Completeness: A few glitches, but mostly complete.
Worst Part of this Film: Nothing

Definately Not A Waste Of Money. Definately Not A Waste Of Money. Definately Not A Waste Of Money. Definately Not A Waste Of Money.

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Inglorious Bastards

Inglorious Bastards is a 2009 war film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino.  It was released on August 21st 2009.  It stars Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Diane Kruger and Christopher Waltz.

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Although Quentin Tarantino has cherished Enzo G. Castellari's 1978 "macaroni" war flickThe Inglorious Bastardsfor most of his film-geek life, his ownInglourious Basterdsis no remake. Instead, as hinted by the Tarantino-esque misspelling, this is a lunatic fantasia of WWII, a brazen re-imagining of both history and the behind-enemy-lines war film subgenre. There's a Dirty Not-Quite-Dozen of mostly Jewish commandos, led by a Tennessee good ol' boy named Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) who reckons each warrior owes him one hundred Nazi scalps--and he means that literally. Even as Raine's band strikes terror into the Nazi occupiers of France, a diabolically smart and self-assured German officer named Landa (Christoph Waltz) is busy validating his own legend as "The Jew Hunter." Along the way, he wipes out the rural family of a grave young girl (Melanie Laurent) who will reappear years later in Paris, dreaming of vengeance on an epic scale.

Now, this isn't one more big-screen comic book. As the masterly opening sequence reaffirms, Tarantino is a true filmmaker, with a deep respect for the integrity of screen space and the tension that can accumulate in contemplating two men seated at a table having a polite conversation. IB reunites QT with...

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Director: Quentin Tarantino
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release Date: August 21st 2009
MPAA Rating: R
Screen Writer: Quentin Tarantino
DVD Release Date: December 15, 2009
Runtime: 149 mins.
Studio: The Weinstein Company, Universal Pictures, Universal Studios
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