Trial by Fire
The film plods at points, trudging along, and there are a few misguided narrative "devices" tacked on, but still, "Trial by Fire" bristles with anger.
In honor of the twentieth anniversary of "Pulp Fiction" premiering at the Cannes Film Festival, here's a video essay about Quentin Tarantino's cool characters, and how they mythologize themselves. I cowrote and edited this with my colleague Peter Labuza, a contributor to The Film Stage. The narrator is RogerEbert.com contributor Dave Bunting, Jr.
This message came to me from a reader named Peter Svensland. He and a fr...