Sunday December 8, 2019

Film: Tarantino stylishly blasts back

Reviewed this week: Django Unchained, directed by Quentin Tarantino, nationwide, 18. Rating: 4/5. The Sessions, directed by Ben Lewin, selected, 16. Rating: 4/5.

20th January, 2013
Christoph Waltz and Jamie Foxx in Django Unchained.

Reviewed this week


One of the most successful and carefully marketed brands in American cinema, Quentin Tarantino has spent the last decade making meticulously crafted B-movie revenge stories inspired by Asian martial arts cinema (Kill Bill), 1970s exploitation films (Deathproof) and World War II epics (Inglourious Basterds). Now, for his eighth feature, **Django Unchained**, Tarantino takes the grim history of African-American slavery and reforms it as a bloodthirsty story of vengeance and retribution, told as...

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