Its been awhile. On Christmas night I saw Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino’s latest film on revenge as well as a twisted ode to the Spaghetti Western genre. Given that it was Christmas, the theater was packed as expected. Was Django off the chain (sorry, too easy), or should it have stayed…well…chained?
Let’s give it a look and see.
I was a little leery in early 2011 when I heard about this movie getting made. However, I’m a late-to-the-game Tarantino fan who soon stopped worrying given what I’ve already seen him do with plots that range from the absurdly simplistic (Kill Bill Vol. 1) to the potentially controversial (Inglorious Basterds). Plus, the all-star cast was too good to pass up.
One of the first things that painted this Spaghetti Western in a different light was of course the setting and the protagonist. Most Westerns (save »
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