True Romance: how Tarantino makes every character count Tony Scott’s True Romance is a loved-up couple-on-the-run movie to rank with the best of them, but what makes it really special are the colourful supporting roles that Tarantino’s script provides for the likes of Christopher Walken, Gary Oldman and Brad Pitt.
10. True Romance. If you are not gripped every time Gary Oldman’s Drexl Spivey character comes on the screen, then you might want to go to the ER right now and see if you have a heartbeat. That Spivey is just one of the many colorful characters in this film, is a testament to the writing done by Quentin Tarantino.
18. Clarence – “True Romance” (1992) Tarantino wrote a few fantasy-fulfillment characters early on, and this young guy —Elvis fan, movie devotee, geek-store clerk— seems like a neon-sculpted writer’s alter-ego. Clever, determined and tender, Clarence is the nerd as male romantic ideal.
10 great films that influenced Quentin Tarantino Every frame of a Quentin Tarantino movie demonstrates his love for cinema history, but here are 10 films that particularly helped shape the Tarantino universe. While the film is steeped in atmosphere and suspense, its chief pleasure lies in watching the characters form meaningful
True Romance is a paper-thin but enjoyably quirky romance carried by great dialogue, an unpredictable plot, and a cast of wildly original characters.
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In honor of the anniversary, let’s take a look at some scenes we love. It was hard to narrow down, of course, so we went with major character moments. Clarence. From the start you can tell this is a movie written by Quentin Tarantino. Actually, it seems like this is a movie written about Quentin Tarantino.
Brad Pitt’s stoner character in True Romance, Floyd, was the inspiration for making the film Pineapple Express, according to producer Judd Apatow, who ”thought it would be funny to make a movie in which you follow that character out of his apartment and watch him get chased by bad guys”.
Oct 21, 2012 · Tarantino himself has named ”The Sicilian scene” as one of his proudest moments. ”I had heard that whole speech about the Sicilians a long time ago, from a black guy living in my house. One day I was talking with a friend who was Sicilian and I just started telling that speech.