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true romanceHaving just returned from my 10th High School Reunion, I am waxing nostalgic for the good old days (aka the nineties) and all it takes to take me back is the tinkling score of this saga of doomed lovers and cameo appearances.

While Pulp Fiction was the pinnacle of the violent, clever, Tarantino indie, True Romance (which he penned but was directed by Tony Scott) started it all. Truly a revolution to me when I first saw it, I can almost recall bells going off and angels singing songs of coolness.

I was almost afraid to watch it again now that the go-go nineties are over and the philosophizing hit man is no longer groundbreaking–but I did anyways and it felt just right, all it took was Gary Oldman as a rasta, Brad Pitt as Floyd, and that tinkling score…

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Posted on September 4, 2006

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