Lawrence Bender is one of the most respected film produces in the film industry. His passion for arts started as an interest back in college. Lawrence Bender was born to a family of teachers. His mother was a kindergarten teacher while his father was a college professor. Coming from a family of academics, Lawrence Bender was academically inclined. He did well in high school and decided to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps. He studied civil engineering in the University of Maine. While at the university he developed an interest in dancing.
His passion for dancing led him to switch careers. Instead of becoming a civil engineer he became a dancer. He followed this dream for several years till an injury cut it short. He went on to work as a grip in the production of tales from the dark side. This inspired him to try out movie production. His first production was of the movie intruder. It stared Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell. His second production was what propelled him to fame; the Reservoir Dogs.
Reservoir Dogs is a classic crime thriller. It was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The plot is about a jewellery heist gone wrong. Eight men plan out the perfect crime at a café over breakfast. The criminal mastermind, Joe Cabot and Eddie Cabot also known as nice buy come up with the plan and recruit six skilled men. The other six men go by aliases; Mr. Blonde, Mr. Pink, Mr. Orange, Mr. Blue, Mr. Brown and Mr. White. The robbery is successful but the police are on to them, several civilians are shot during the process and one of the hired men turns out to be a police officer! When Mr. Blonde arrives at the rendezvous point with a kidnapped police officer, Marvin Nash, he and Mr Orange torture him for info. When Mr. Blonde tries to kill Nash, Orange kills him and identifies himself as an undercover cop.
Since the production of this movie, Lawrence Bender has produces all of Tarantino’s movies except three. His productions have seen him receive many awards including three academy awards for best picture.