Quentin Tarantino

Review: “The Hateful Eight”

Few filmmakers ascend to the the levels of both commercial success and critical acclaim required for Hollywood to extend them a pass to make whatever film they desire, within reason, but Quentin Tarantino has seemingly occupied such a privileged position for the last decade. Tarantino’s blank checks, made out by his career-long godfather Harvey Weinstein, …

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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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New international trailer: “Django Unchained”

An international trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming “Southern,” “Django Unchained,” has hit the web. This trailer is a bit different, with more explicit violence and better looks at the cast. The film stars Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, and Leonard DiCaprio. “Django Unchained” rides into theaters on Christmas Day.

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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