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I saw this again and it has zero rewatch value. I loved it the first time, but now I see it for what it is - a failure. Tarantino has made some classics, but this is his worst movie. It needed a better editor badly. The stagecoach scene goes way too long. The script is full of unnecessary drawn out lines like 'get down here carriage man' 'i cant, i have to stay up here and watch the horses', 'okay then, blah blah'... now for hundreds of simple gestures or moments they have to draw it out with dialogue like that. the flashback scene kills the momentum and could have been revealed verbally. That scene is awful btw, a film highlighted by Sam Jackson and Kurt Russell is suddenly being led by some fat black people and Chris Pratt or whatever.
The mystery of it isn't really a mystery because all three of the assassins are working together, so the whole 'clue'/the thing setup is only hinted at and never really explored. Tarantino talks a lot about how he mastered staging here but there is really barely any. That voiceover may be even worse than his Django cameo. It just did not hold up, not a bit.