Excerpt: I recently had myself a little Quentin Tarantino movie-viewing spree. And that’s saying quite a lot for someone who has a perpetual pile of “to be reviewed…” Blu-Rays sitting next to the TV. But hey, I’m a movie-lover and so it Mr. Tarantino.
Summary: “Django Unchained” mixes satire, comedy, action, drama, and violence with the most important of Tarantino’s filmmaking characteristics, his handiness to introduce “unexpected” elements into the narrative.
Excerpt: Quentin Tarantino movies are Always remarkable, but not always super. We found Pulp Fiction to be great, and Reservoir Dogs will Always remain in our Top10 of best movies ever, but on the other side we weren’t impressed with Death Proof, and also the more recent Inglorious Basterds couldn’t...
Excerpt: So, it’s pretty much agreed upon at this point in his career that Quentin Tarantino can do no wrong, yeah? He lives and loves all types of films and that life and love shows through in everything he touches.
Conclusion: Tapping into a pre-established legacy within Exploitation Cinema, 'Django Unchained' continues an Italian western tradition where the titular character, played terrifically by Jamie Foxx, issues vengeance and justice in some very brutal ways.
Excerpt: It’s 1858, Texas. Django – the “D” is silent – walks in line with other slaves. Unbeknownst to him, his traders are due to meet a grisly fate. For Django Unchained , its heart is in its violence and repercussions.