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Watch this supercut showing Quentin Tarantino's stylish use of sound

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Quentin Tarantino is well known for making visual homages to the film styles he loves the most, particularly spaghetti westerns, martial arts epics, and '70s blaxploitation films. Part of that process means paying particular attention to sound design, capturing every swoosh and clang in just the right way. By now, Tarantino's made an art of using sound and visual flourishes to accentuate his scenes. So, in "Hearing Tarantino", Vimeo user Jacob T. Swinney decided to create a supercut of some of the director's most interesting use of sound in his films.

If you pay attention, you'll notice it's not just sound that's important here. When the action is high, close-ups, zooms, and pans are the scenes that get the really gripping sound effects. That said, even a drag of a cigarette is imbued with power by dint of you being able to hear it over everything else. Have a look.