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Most of the actors attempt to outdo each other and they, like Belushi, chew up the scenery. Tarantino, still trying to be Robert De Niro and failing miserably, not only chews up the scenery but swallows it whole. As for the script, it's full of cliched slang that seems left over from a bad 1950's biker movie. Take LeGros' observation about the swimming pool where Tarantino magically pops out of: "That's not a swimming pool. That's the devil's watering hole". Real profound stuff there! The line is meant to be funny. Maybe in the 50's!?. Perhaps it would have been funny, had the delivery not been so clumsy. I feel sorry for Jim Belushi the most, who is so damn likable, he's totally unconvincing as a bad guy. The main problem of this film is that they chose the wrong people for these characters, and the wrong director too. Tarantino might have been able to juice it up if he had either directed or scripted this lame project. So much for asking for small favors.