The Teachers Lounge

Hi, really not posting enough on this blog… sorry!

I re-read an old story for a movie, me and my friends made for a class and we sadly didn’t made the movie, but it would be okay – just think all high school movies and many of the comedies from the early noughties late 90s, flipped around and instead a student we follow a new teacher and the teachers are the center and the students are the supporting roles.

Sorry, English is not my native language and the following text is a translation, so there might be some mistakes, but hope it’s not too bad and that you like it anyway!

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The battle of the whistle song – Twisted Nerve vs. Kill Bill vol. 1


I am writing my master thesis on Quentin Tarantino’s use of intertextuality as an auteur element, and I am now writing about intertextual references in the Kill Bill series, and I saw this British movie Twisted Nerve (1968), where the character Martin Durnley is whistling the same song as Elle Driver does in Kill Bill vol. 1.

But now I ask you which version will win in a battle? Durnley’s version (the not so creepy one) or Elle Driver’s version (the a little creepy one and has a ‘I am going to kill you’ kind of aura about it)?

I think they are both great, but if I had to choose I would choose Elle Driver’s version!