Interest piqued? I’d assume so, if you’ve proceeded to read.
Anyway. Your mind may not be as intensely blown as mine has, but I figured I’d share, just in case.
My grandmother was over scrapbooking with my mother and her friends (their collective hobby), and she said she’d found something she wanted to show me.
To be honest, I wasn’t very excited at first. Then I got a bit excited.
“I thought you might like this,” she said.
An article about Pulp Fiction, I thought. Yes! Of course!
I read the article and noticed it said something about premiering at the New York Film Festival. Jokingly, I turned to my mother, smiled, and said, “Hey, why didn’t you take me to go see it?”
She replied: “Because you weren’t alive.”
I was a bit confused at first, but then I realized, my grandmother would be the one to save an article from October 3, 1994!!
Mind you, this isn’t just before my lifetime, this was before the film’s wide release (I thought two months, but still, eleven days). The article doesn’t make it seem like anything special. Especially when it’s really an article about several NYFF movies, just with an iconic snapshot from the Tarantino film. Still, I treasure this.
Also, there was a little blurb about the top ten at the box office. Because I know you’d all look for that exact date archived on boxofficemojo.com; but again, I’ve included it for the fun of it: