Kerry Washington

Review: “Django Unchained”

Quentin Tarantino would make an interesting case study for those interested in what and where Americans learn about history. Tarantino’s new film, “Django Unchained,” which takes place in the pre-Civil War South, is about slavery in the same way that his “Inglourious Basterds” was about the Holocaust, which is to say, it isn’t. This film’s …

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Django Unchained photos unveiled

The first images from Quentin Tarantino‘s slavery-themed Western Django Unchained have hit the web. One image is of Leonardo DiCaprio as Calvin Candie, a sadistic plantation owner who makes his slaves compete in gladiatorial combat for his amusement. The picture depicts Candie wielding a hammer, tipping off those who have read the script to the …

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