October 10, 2003
Uma Thurman, left, and Chiaki Kuriyama face off in a martial arts
dual in Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill -- Vol. 1."
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'Kill Bill -- Vol. 1' is a dazzling but gory exercise in action filmmaking
"Revenge is never a straight line," the woman code named Black Mamba (Uma Thurman) is advised. The adage is emblematic of "Kill Bill -- Vol. 1," because no revenge movie has ever been told in less of a straight line than this.