CINEMA REMEMBERED: Reservoir Dogs and The UNDERCOVER FLASHBACK Moment

Quentin Tarantino may have missed the mark with HATEFUL EIGHT, but that’s because he’s established such high grade cinema we always expect a 10 out of 5. It’s all RESERVOIR DOGS’ fault. I blame his first film for being so incredibly awesome that it set such a high bar.

This edition of CINEMA REMEMBERED focuses on one Moment that defies all expectations, and marks as proof of Tarantino’s excellent storytelling.

Read the full article over at THAT MOMENT IN, your one stop geek spot for the best in movies, games, and books.

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THIS WEEK:Reservoir Dogs (1992) A band of outsiders pull off a jewel heist . . . that goes bad. One of them is an undercover cop.

HOW THE MOMENT STARTS: The “traitor” of the group sells his cover to the “Dogs” with an elaborate back-story. (SPOILER ALERT: The following article contains major plot points.)

THE PREFACE: Pre-Internet, it was hard for young teen me to find those hidden gem movies. Movie nerds relied on word-of-mouth and strange and curious objects known as “magazines.” Fangoria was one of those fringe magazines for the outcast fanboys out there. Usually, the articles would focus on horror movies, especially in the genre hayday of the 80s and 90s. It was in the centerfold of Fangoria that I discovered Reservoir Dogs – the first feature film from mad scientist Quentin Tarantino. A character in a suit, drenched in blood, aimed his gun. This totally captivating image…

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