Something about the analysis for this film that comes with Dramatica always felt off to me. The examples came off superficial and didn't feel to me like they held together. After seeing the film again at a special screening last week I started to rethink it and came up with a more accurate storyform for the film.
Rethinking and Revisiting the Reservoir Dogs Analysis
The best part of the night was Tarantino admitting to the father/son dynamic -- essentially speaking about the importance of a Relationship Story Throughline, without really talking about a Relationship Story Throughline.