The Homosexual Subtext of Tarantino's "Reservoir Dogs" (1992)
by Robert Hilferty Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino’s dynamic first feature about a group of hoods who fuck up a jewel heist, is far from inno­cent. This savvy movie—a kind of postmod­ernist send-up of B-movies—announces the very subject of ‘subtext’ in its opening scene, which simultaneously provides the key to decipher the one that follows.