His films are characterized by nonlinear storylines , dark humor , aestheticization of violence , extended scenes of dialogue, ensemble casts , references to popular culture and a wide variety of other films, eclectic soundtracks primarily containing songs and score pieces from the s to the s, alternate history , and features of neo-noir film. He began his career as an independent filmmaker with the release of Reservoir Dogs in , a crime thriller film which was funded by money from the sale of his screenplay True Romance His second film, Pulp Fiction , a crime comedy, was a major success among critics and audiences and won him numerous awards, including the Palme d'Or and the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Tarantino paid homage to the blaxploitation films of the s with Jackie Brown , an adaptation of Elmore Leonard 's novel Rum Punch. In , Tarantino delivered Kill Bill: Volume 1 , a stylized "revenge flick" in the cinematic traditions of kung fu films and Japanese martial arts ; Volume 2 followed in
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R min Crime, Drama. The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. Jackson , Bruce Willis. R 99 min Crime, Drama, Thriller. When a simple jewelry heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. R min Drama, Western. With the help of a German bounty-hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal plantation-owner in Mississippi.
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The two women exchanged tearful vows in a simple civil ceremony in the unglamorous surroundings of the municipal courthouse. They pledged their love in front of just a handful of friends. The wedding breakfast that followed was an equally unpretentious affair.