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Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs

Let me tell you what “Like a Virgin”’s about. It’s about this cooz who’s a regular fuckin’ machine. I’m talkin’ morning day night afternoon dick dick dick dick dick dick dick dick dick.

Then one day she meets this John Holmes motherfucker and it’s like, Whoa baby. I mean this cat is like Charles Bronson in The Great Escape: he’s diggin’ tunnels. All right, she’s gettin’ some serious dick action and she’s feelin’ somethin’ she hasn’t felt since forever. Pain. Pain. It hurts, it hurts her . . . just like it did the first time. You see the pain is remindin’ the fuck machine what it was once like to be a virgin. Hence, “Like a Virgin.”

—Mr. Brown (Quentin Tarantino) in Reservoir Dogs, 1992

Why? Because it feels so good.

—Benny (Warren Oates), on shooting a man already conspicuously dead in Sam Peckinpah’s Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, 1974

QUENTIN TARANTINO’S Reservoir Dogs opens in a

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