Tarantino Film Contains Jab Against Who
mobailey at ntlworld.com
Wed Dec 5 04:15:39 CST 2007
SCHRADE in Akron said:
> I watched the Quentin Tarantino film "Death Proof" the other day.
I haven't seen it yet, but I've got the soundtrack. I always get the
Tarantino soundtrack CDs, as I always find a few unheard gems on them. But
there's not much of interest on this latest soundtrack, I'm afraid to say.
I haven't seen the film yet. I think the DVD is out in the UK within the
next couple of weeks. (Are you reading this, Santa?)
> A female character calls a radio DJ to request a song by the '60s
> band Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, & Tich.
That'll be "Hold Tight" then.
Incidentally: I played this CD on my PC just this week, and Media Player had
an unfortunate misspelling of the artists name: "Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky,
Mick, & Bich".
> "Well Pete Townshend almost quit The Who to join the band,
Is that really true?
> if you ask me, he should've."
Aha, there's the jab. But it's not TOO bad an insult. Hardly the scathing
witty dialogue that Mr Tarantino used to be so famous for.
> I was amused but not surprised. I think Alan has had some con-
> versations with Mr. Tarantino where the director expressed a dis-
> like for the band.
Some years ago, I posted on this list that I seemed to remember QT stating
that he was very anti-Who. But then many listers counteracted by argument
by saying that QT had recently said he DOES dig the Who - citing "Bellboy"
being used in the film Four Rooms. I think the jury's still out on this
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