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Watch “Pulp Fiction” reedited in chronological order

Watch “Pulp Fiction” reedited in chronological order (photo)

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Well, if your weekend calendar was looking a little empty, here’s something to do. You can watch Quentin Tarantino‘s “Pulp Fiction” reedited by YouTube user “crimewriter95” so that all the scenes play out in chronological order. Instead of beginning with Pumpkin and Honey Bunny in the diner, the film now kicks off with Christopher Walken giving Butch his father’s watch. Interestingly, the second scene in both cuts is the same: Vincent and Jules driving and discussing Royales With Cheese. You can find the rest of the differences yourself.

I have seen chronologically disjointed movies that have been rejointed before, like the easter egg on the “Memento” Special Edition DVD that allows you to watch a chronological cut of the film. Generally I find these experiments interesting but less effective than the director’s intended version. Still, I’m curious to see this cut of “Pulp Fiction.” It’s a film where sequences aren’t just jumbled (characters die, then reappear in scenes that took place before their deaths), they’re also repeated from different perspectives. How do you “chronologically” cut together Honey Bunny and Pumpkin from the beginning of the film with Vincent and Jules at the end of it since the two conversations are happening simultaneously? Crimewriter95’s solution was to cross-cut between the two, one chunk at a time. Interesting? Yes. Effective? I’ll let you decide.

I leave you with what might be the greatest YouTube comment of all time, left below the chronological “Pulp Fiction” edit by user “tke434”:

“I had to do this as an assignment when pledging my fraternity almost 12 years ago. This brings back a lot of memories, two VCRs and bottle of Whiskey.”

Drunkenly assembled chronological “Pulp Fiction?” That sounds like fun. Now you know what you’re doing next weekend too!

What do you think of “Pulp Fiction” in chronological order? Tell us in the comments below or write to us on Facebook and Twitter.

[H/T Bleeding Cool]

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Millennial Wisdom

Charles Speaks For Us All

Get to know Charles, the social media whiz of Brockmire.

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He may be an unlikely radio producer Brockmire, but Charles is #1 when it comes to delivering quips that tie a nice little bow on the absurdity of any given situation.

Charles also perfectly captures the jaded outlook of Millennials. Or at least Millennials as mythologized by marketers and news idiots. You know who you are.

Played superbly by Tyrel Jackson Williams, Charles’s quippy nuggets target just about any subject matter, from entry-level jobs in social media (“I plan on getting some experience here, then moving to New York to finally start my life.”) to the ramifications of fictional celebrity hookups (“Drake and Taylor Swift are dating! Albums y’all!”). But where he really nails the whole Millennial POV thing is when he comments on America’s second favorite past-time after type II diabetes: baseball.

Here are a few pearls.

On Baseball’s Lasting Cultural Relevance

“Baseball’s one of those old-timey things you don’t need anymore. Like cursive. Or email.”

On The Dramatic Value Of Double-Headers

“The only thing dumber than playing two boring-ass baseball games in one day is putting a two-hour delay between the boring-ass games.”

On Sartorial Tradition

“Is dressing badly just a thing for baseball, because that would explain his jacket.”

On Baseball, In A Nutshell

“Baseball is a f-cked up sport, and I want you to know it.”


Learn more about Charles in the behind-the-scenes video below.

And if you were born before the late ’80s and want to know what the kids think about Baseball, watch Brockmire Wednesdays at 10P on IFC.

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Crown Jules

Amanda Peet FTW on Brockmire

Amanda Peet brings it on Brockmire Wednesday at 10P on IFC.

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On Brockmire, Jules is the unexpected yin to Jim Brockmire’s yang. Which is saying a lot, because Brockmire’s yang is way out there. Played by Amanda Peet, Jules is hard-drinking, truth-spewing, baseball-loving…everything Brockmire is, and perhaps what he never expected to encounter in another human.

“We’re the same level of functional alcoholic.”


But Jules takes that commonality and transforms it into something special: a new beginning. A new beginning for failing minor league baseball team “The Frackers”, who suddenly about-face into a winning streak; and a new beginning for Brockmire, whose life gets a jumpstart when Jules lures him back to baseball. As for herself, her unexpected connection with Brockmire gives her own life a surprising and much needed goose.

“You’re a Goddamn Disaster and you’re starting To look good to me.”

This palpable dynamic adds depth and complexity to the narrative and pushes the series far beyond expected comedy. See for yourself in this behind-the-scenes video (and brace yourself for a unforgettable description of Brockmire’s genitals)…

Want more about Amanda Peet? She’s all over the place, and has even penned a recent self-reflective piece in the New York Times.

And of course you can watch the Jim-Jules relationship hysterically unfold in new episodes of Brockmire, every Wednesday at 10PM on IFC.

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Draught Pick

Sam Adams “Keeps It Brockmire”

All New Brockmire airs Wednesdays at 10P on IFC.

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From baseball to beer, Jim Brockmire calls ’em like he sees ’em.

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It’s no wonder at all, then, that Sam Adams would reach out to Brockmire to be their shockingly-honest (and inevitably short-term) new spokesperson. Unscripted and unrestrained, he’ll talk straight about Sam—and we’ll take his word. Check out this new testimonial for proof:

See more Brockmire Wednesdays at 10P on IFC, presented by Samuel Adams. Good f***** beer.

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