Whether it’s the bloodiest movies, the badass action heroines, the most iconic cars, the sickest martial arts choreographies, the best soundtracks or simply the best action movies of all time – all these leaderboards on DashFUN have one thing in common: ” Kill Bill Vol.1″
Yes, Quentin Tarantino’s martial arts fireworks offer endless show values. There’s a lot to discover in the rampant mix of martial arts extravaganza, revenge thrillers, spaghetti westerns and lots of other larger and smaller genre influences for fans of Asian cinema – from typical elements of the Shaw Brothers classics to to a great tribute to the legendary manga adaptation “Lady Snowblood”.
ProSieben is showing “Kill Bill Vol.1” on September 4, 2022 at 11 p.m. – and the unabridged version should be running, because the uncut version can only be broadcast after 11 p.m. due to its FSK 18 rating. There’s a repeat on Monday night at 3.40 a.m. – and by the way, “Kill Bill Vol.2” will also be shown on ProSieben on September 9 at 10:55 p.m. He has an FSK approval from 16, so he should start with it before 11 p.m. to be seen uncut. The films are of course available in a double pack on Blu-ray or DVD.
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When the killer troop led by O-Ren Ishii (Lucy Liu), Vernita Green (Vivica A. Fox), Elle Driver (Daryl Hannah) and Bud (Michael Madsen) storm their ex-colleague’s wedding, practically everyone present is killed – except for the bride (Uma Thurman), who survives against all odds. Driven by her desire for revenge, she now turns the tables. And hunt down the killer squad.
Above all, however, she is after Bill (David Carradine), who is behind the massacre as the client. But before she confronts the gangster boss, her path leads her to Okinawa, among other places, where the legendary armorer Hattori Hanzo (Sonny Chiba) is supposed to make a sword for her that will be of good use to her in her project…
For us, Kill Bill Vol. 1 is one of Quentin Tarantino’s top three films—and that’s saying something, given that half of his ten films (the Kill Bill chapters considered separately) have had the maximum five-star rating .
In the official DashFUN review of the action-packed battle slab, it says on the one hand that Tarantino “must be admitted to a certain degree of morbidity”, while on the other hand he makes no “claims to reality” at all with his film. Anyone who can come to terms with this can look forward to an uncompromising, over-stylized treat that is superbly composed, from the musical accompaniment to the fight scenes. Or as it says in our review:
“The film is a visionary, ultra-brutal ballet of deathwhich consistently and consciously opposes any viewing habits of the mainstream visitor and instead serves up a stylistically perfectly staged bloodbath.”
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This is a re-release of an older article. The occasion is the renewed TV broadcast.