Walken says it took some time before he fully realized the global impact of Pulp Fiction. “I was in a steam room in Europe somewhere, and there were a half-dozen young guys in there,” he says. “Well, this one guy starts in on the speech, word for word! He had memorized it, and all of his friends started cracking up. I thought it was a wonderful tribute to Quentin.”
Tarantino had some success with his first release, Reservoir Dogs, but no one was ready for the big splash that his crazy Pulp Fiction characters and their crazier predicaments would make. This little film ended up winning a whole heap of accolades, like Oscar nominations for Best Screenplay (a win), Best Picture, directing, acting, and editing. It revived the flagging careers of John Travolta and Bruce Willis and shot Samuel L. Jackson into super-stardom. The fact that you can't believe that the careers of Willis and Travolta were ever flagging is probably because of Pulp Fiction.
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Pulp Fiction resuscitated the career of John Travolta, made stars of Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman, gave Bruce Willis new muscle at the box office, and turned Harvey and Bob Weinstein, of Miramax, into giants of independent cinema. Harvey calls it “the first independent movie that broke all the rules. It set a new dial on the movie clock.”
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Indiewire reminds us that lots of directors thought they could write a brash, violent film with lots of f-bombs and a chopped-up story line, and—just like that—have another Pulp Fiction. But "underneath the glossy, slick surface […] is an absolutely rigorous, even classical, adherence to the storytelling basics of character building and coherent plotting, the more effective for seeming so effortless, malleable and invisible" ().
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Because he wasn't tied to a studio's demands to make a crime film with non-stop action and gore (we Pulp Fiction, we probably wouldn't have Amores Perros or Get Shorty. OTOH, we wouldn't have had The Boondock Saints.
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In fact, Pulp Fiction changed the way people thought about the independent film industry. Before Tarantino came along, it was filled with a bunch of college grads and snobby elitists trying to share their unwanted (and probably self-indulgent and depressing) vision with the world. But Pulp Fiction let everyone see the power of the indie while also showing Hollywood that maybe not every viewer wanted another formulaic blockbuster.
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Our guess? You probably watch a lot of independent films. Because of its blockbuster level of success and profit, it's easy to forget that Pulp Fiction was just an indie made on a tiny budget by a director still relatively unknown to the public. But it goes to show that you don't need a hundred million dollars to create something worth watching.
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The project was Pulp Fiction, three intertwined crime stories set in Los Angeles. “Like the way New York is an important character in New York crime films, I would make Los Angeles an important character,” Tarantino tells me. “Then I started thinking about all of the characters overlapping The star of one story could be a small character in the second story and a supporting character in the third story and all that kind of shit.”