i have more thoughts about it, but 'awesome' will suffice for now (even though it isn't the confidant, complex movie that was inglorious basterds...easily his most mature work)
the first 3rd was weak by tarantino standards, but when dicaprio (great casting, he ate it up) and candieland arrive the movie takes off
he's brilliant at making movies that are both unquestionably fun entertainments and arguments about our relationship to those entertainments...(and i was never much of a fan until basterds)
fox was a bad ass..."the d is silent, hillbilly"
complete tangent: just walked in to the last 20 mins of phantom menace...absolutely one of the worst, most embarrassingly bad movies ever made...jaw droppingly, offensively bad
Clark Hunt: "Thank god for the Dominican pool boy"