Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir Dogs

classified 18

Era-Defining Soundtracks

Film

Sun 22 March 12:00

Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen
Duration:
99 mins, 1992, USA
Primary language:
English

A cult movie that ushered in a new era of independent film, Quentin Tarantino's breakout hit captured a sense of “cool” that its director (and let’s be honest, most of us) spent most our lives chasing. Brash, abrasive, unrelenting, and with a soundtrack as iconic as they come, film debuts have rarely been as widely admired.

When five total strangers team up for the perfect diamond heist, everything doesn't quite go to plan when the police show up, a shootout ensues and the remaining criminals are forced to reassemble at their designated rendezvous. In the bloody aftermath, as they try to establish what happened and how the police were aware of their plans all along, a hardening suspicion sets in that one of them is an infiltrator working for the cops. But who is the rat?

In the nascent, barely-arrived-internet days of the early 1990s, Reservoir Dogs felt and sounded to many like a kind of personal discovery that could quickly spiral into fixation. A movie whose most iconic moments are indelibly intertwined with its songs, none of Tarantino’s films lean so heavily on the adopted cool of its vinyl crate-digger’s finds. Tarantino once said “You can’t put a guy in a black suit without making him look a little cooler than he already looks.” And you can’t listen to his film’s soundtrack without it doing the same…


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Audio Description
Baby
Baby screening
Bite
Cinébites meal deal
D
Dubbed
DS
Descriptive Subtitling
Intro
Introductory Talk
QA
Q&A Session
R
Recorded
S
Subtitled
PS
Partially Subtitled
Times TBC
To be confirmed
CTBA
Certificate to be announced