Top 100 Movie Review: #95 – Pulp Fiction (1994)

Still Witty.

Though it doesn’t hold the same glamour as it did to me as a teen. 

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Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta as Jules and Vincent.

American Film Institutes Ranking: #95/100
Awards: Nominated for seven Academy Awards, winning one for Best Original Screenplay
My Rating:cropped-smooth-starcropped-smooth-starcropped-smooth-star

When I was around sixteen, a friend of mind had an exclusive showing of Pulp Fiction at the Byrd Theater in Richmond, VA, a beautifully renovated theater with chandelier and organ for pre-show performances. Pulp Fiction fit my adolescent attitude just fine — irreverent, violent, quirky, witty.

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Byrd Theater – Richmond, VA. 

Rewatching, I could see why I liked it so much; the conversation and relationships between the characters are reminiscent of me hanging with high school friends, shooting the breeze while driving around. The ending message still resonated, especially coming from the bad-ass Jules.

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