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Django Unchained is a western, or a .southern. Quentin Tarantino calls it because it takes place in slave country in the 1850s. It is his tract on the brutality of 400 years of slavery in the American south, much as Inglourious Basterds was his tract on Nazis. The films seem as though they should be important, and while the Nazi film was pretty darn fresh and good, Django is disappointingly meh. The perplexing thing about Quentin Tarantino is his refusal to change. At one time he was the envelope pusher of his generation; his movies are now essentially remakes of his others, referring to tropes he started 20 years ago, or to sixty year old genre films. »

- Anne Brodie

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