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True Romance - Director's Cut (Two-Disc Special Edition)
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Now, the new "Unrated" Director's Cut. well, they really can't call it unrated since not one single change was made from the original release. The sound and picture are far superior to the original DVD however, and there are a few extras rabid fans will enjoy. Especially the commentary by Michael Rappaport and Brad Pitt. The 'deleted' scenes aren't worth talking about. Sad actually. And the alternate ending.....thank god they didn't go with that one. If you don't already own the DVD then this one is for you. If you are thinking about getting this one for the added content you may want to think twice. The extras just aren't worth it.
The story is almost beside the point: a comic book nerd named Clarence Worley (Christian Slater, were we all to suffer his lot in life!) hooks up with a prostitute, Alabama Whitman (Patricia Arquette) with a heart of gold. What could have been a traumatic experience for the both of them blossoms into a passionate romance. It's not long before the two get married.
Unlike say, Pretty Woman, True Romance reminds us that being a prostitute is not fun. Part of the unglamorous side of Alabama's life is her abusive pimp, Drexl Spivey (Gary Oldman, fantastic as always). Clarence decides to get Alabama's possessions back from the pimp and settle the score. The plot spirals from there, but it involves a huge amount of cocaine that's so expensive, just possessing it is a liability.
On Clarence's side is his big doofus of a friend, Dick Ritchie (Michael Rapaport), an aspiring actor that's particularly Joey-esque. For some reason, Brad Pitt plays Floyd, Dick's stoner roommate. Clarence also looks for help from his dad, Clifford (the always amusing Dennis Hopper). Guiding (if you can call it that) Clarence through life is his illusionary mentor, Elvis (wouldja believe, Val Kilmer?). No, seriously. It doesn't take long before Dick hooks Clarence up with a buyer. That buyer is Eliot Blitzer, representing the famous Hollywood director Lee Donowitz (played by Bronson Pinchot and Saul Rubinek respectively).Read more ›
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I don't like movies that make me feel, half-an-hour in, that I might like this -- if I were a different kind of person. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Stanley Crowe
Love the movie. Watched the DVD three times and now it won't play. I tried everything, cleaning the disc various methods. I even bought a new DVD player. Nothing worked. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Bill Gootee
I consider this movie a classic. I love the way they tell this Bonnie and Clyde-esque love story. Amazing chemistry between the 2 main actors. Super entertaining!Published 2 months ago by mymoonlitwings
I received "True Romance" yesterday on time as promised. To my surprise it is brand new in factory shrink wrap. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Daniel hook
Arguably Tarantino's greatest screenplay (and he didn't even get to direct it.) The late Tony Scott does a great job in bringing the story to life. Read morePublished 6 months ago by (m)
It has Balky from that Perfect Strangers show which started a little spin-off called Family Matters which without that there would be no Urkle and without Urkle we would not have... Read morePublished 7 months ago by S. Snow
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