History Film / ReservoirDogs

25th Nov '16 2:06:50 PM DimensionalShambler
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** Mr. Blonde: He doesn't like alarms. Don't insinuate that he has a "boss". In spite of his violent reactions, we never actually see him lose his temper.

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** Mr. Blonde: He doesn't like alarms. Don't insinuate that he has a "boss". In spite of his violent reactions, we never actually see him lose his temper. temper - all of them are off-screen.
25th Nov '16 9:03:38 AM CurledUpWithDakka
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-->" "If you fucking beat this prick long enough, he'll tell you he started the goddamn Chicago fire, now that don't necessarily make it fucking so!"

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-->" "If -->"If you fucking beat this prick long enough, he'll tell you he started the goddamn Chicago fire, now that don't necessarily make it fucking so!"



* PragmaticVillainy: Played with. Mr. White and Mr. Pink disapprove of Mr. Blonde's killing spree...not because they have any qualms whatsoever about killing someone (they don't) but because they need a reason, even if that reason is "I'm fleeing the cops and you're standing in my way." Mr. Blonde appears to kill and torture ForTheEvulz. However, while it's true that his recklessness and lack of professionalism are their primary complaint, it's also clear that they both [[EvenEvilHasStandards feel particularly bad about one of Mr. Blonde's victims who was "maybe nineteen...if that".]]

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* PragmaticVillainy: Played with. Mr. White and Mr. Pink disapprove of Mr. Blonde's killing spree... not because they have any qualms whatsoever about killing someone (they don't) but because they need a reason, even if that reason is "I'm fleeing the cops and you're standing in my way." Mr. Blonde appears to kill and torture ForTheEvulz. However, while it's true that his recklessness and lack of professionalism are their primary complaint, it's also clear that they both [[EvenEvilHasStandards feel particularly bad about one of Mr. Blonde's victims who was "maybe nineteen... if that".]]
6th Nov '16 2:44:56 AM DimensionalShambler
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** And then subverted, both as a trope and within the group, by an argument about "Mr. Pink".

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** And then subverted, both as a trope and within the group, by an argument about [[UnfortunateNames "Mr. Pink".Pink"]], because Mr. Pink immediately gets into an argument with Joe about it.
6th Nov '16 1:35:01 AM Morgenthaler
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** Melancholic: Mr. Blonde -- The stone-cold, introverted {{Badass}} who hides his psychopathic streak from the others.

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** Melancholic: Mr. Blonde -- The stone-cold, introverted {{Badass}} badass who hides his psychopathic streak from the others.
22nd Oct '16 12:31:10 AM DimensionalShambler
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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: We learn everything we need to know about the main four gangsters in the opening diner scene. Mr. Pink refuses to tip the waitress, showing that he's self-centered and has little sympathy for others. Mr. White gets angry at him and passionately explains why waitresses need tips, showing that he's good-natured and sympathetic. Mr. Blonde jokingly offers to shoot Mr. White for not returning Joe his notebook, hinting his eventual reveal as a violent psychopath. Also, notice that when Joe asks the crew which one of them didn't tip, [[spoiler:Mr. Orange immediately rats Mr. Pink out -- foreshadowing the revelation that he's the rat]].

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: We learn everything we need to know about the main four gangsters in the opening diner scene. Mr. Pink refuses to tip the waitress, waitress and explains he'd only do so if she did a fantastic job, showing that he's self-centered self-centered, a perfectionist, and has little sympathy for others. Mr. White gets angry at him and passionately explains why waitresses need tips, showing that he's good-natured good-natured, a bit of a hot-head who'll go to bat for others, and sympathetic. Mr. Blonde jokingly offers to shoot Mr. White for not returning Joe his notebook, hinting at his eventual reveal as a violent psychopath.psychopath, and establishing him as laid-back... which he keeps, [[DissonantSerenity even as he brutally tortures a cop]]. Also, notice that when Joe asks the crew which one of them didn't tip, [[spoiler:Mr. Orange immediately rats Mr. Pink out -- foreshadowing the revelation that he's the rat]].
14th Oct '16 7:11:30 AM LoungingInTheLobe
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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: We learn everything we need to know about the main four gangsters in the opening diner scene. Mr. Pink refuses to tip the waitress, showing that he's self-centered and has little sympathy for others. Mr. White gets angry at him and passionately explains why waitresses need tips, showing that he's good-natured and sympathetic. Mr. Blonde jokingly offers to shoot Mr. White for not returning Joe his notebook, showing that he's a violent psychopath. Also, notice that when Joe asks the crew which one of them didn't tip, [[spoiler:Mr. Orange immediately rats Mr. Pink out -- foreshadowing the revelation that he's the rat]].

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: We learn everything we need to know about the main four gangsters in the opening diner scene. Mr. Pink refuses to tip the waitress, showing that he's self-centered and has little sympathy for others. Mr. White gets angry at him and passionately explains why waitresses need tips, showing that he's good-natured and sympathetic. Mr. Blonde jokingly offers to shoot Mr. White for not returning Joe his notebook, showing that he's hinting his eventual reveal as a violent psychopath. Also, notice that when Joe asks the crew which one of them didn't tip, [[spoiler:Mr. Orange immediately rats Mr. Pink out -- foreshadowing the revelation that he's the rat]].
9th Oct '16 9:32:25 PM ThePest179
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** To add to this, both Mr. Brown and Mr. Blue are absent from the diner scene, referencing their minimal role in the plot.

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** To add to this, both Mr. Brown Brown, and especially Mr. Blue are absent from Blue, speak the diner scene, least of the six characters, referencing their minimal role in the plot.
26th Sep '16 7:24:04 PM ThePest179
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** To add to this, both Mr. Brown and Mr. Blue are absent from the diner scene, referencing their minimal role in the plot.
18th Sep '16 4:50:56 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* CreatorCameo: Producer Lawrence Bender plays one of the cops chasing Mr. Pink.
17th Aug '16 3:11:38 AM I_love_dragons
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* {{Protectorate}}: Mr. White's desire to protect Mr. Orange is what leads to a MexicanStandoff and a subsequent [[spoiler:BlastOut]].

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* {{Protectorate}}: Mr. White's desire to protect Mr. Orange is what leads to a MexicanStandoff and a subsequent [[spoiler:BlastOut]].[[spoiler:blast out]].
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