Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Eli Roth
Quentin Tarantino (Director), Quentin Tarantino (Writer)
Released: Aug. 21st, 2009
Runtime: 2 hours, 33 minutes
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.
So Tarantino’s appointed masterpiece arrives. Quite a claim, with his back catalogue, Pulp Fiction- even though it’s not my favourite film of his- is hard to to...
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It's not a bad film but it's not a great film, I said before I doubt anything will touch what he did in the 90s so I don't think it's a miss-step in his career, more a signal of him levelling off as a filmmaker.
I've actually hesitated between Django Unchained and Inglourious Basterds as my second favorite Tarantino film for a long time, but ultimately I think the latter is Tarantino's best recently made film.