When does self-indulgence trump talent? Plenty of directors have tested that boundary to their detriment: witness the litter of auteurial “visions” that almost destroyed the studio system in the late 1970s. Quentin Tarantino hasn’t gotten there yet. His v more
The first thing I’ll say is this: If you really want to keep the Django Unchained movie experience just that – a movie experience – wait until after you see it to read this book. As Quentin Tarantino explains in his introduction to this comic, this is a more
Hipster filmmaker Quentin Tarantino 's attempt at a "spaghetti" western, Django Unchained , is filtered through a lens of slavery, wild humor and a healthy dose of violence. Although the film meanders and lags in spots (and, at a too-long 165 minutes, cou more
Happy Holidays! This week at the multiplex, we've got a quest for vengeance (Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained"), a prisoner-turned-businessman ("Les Misérables"), and an old-school grandfather ("Parental Guidance"). Find out what the critics have to more
Quentin Tarantino has done it again with this spaghetti style western. 'Django Unchained' is set in the South, two years before the Civil War.
Quentin Tarantino continues his tour of "disreputable" movie genres with "Django Unchained," a boisterous and violent appropriation of tropes from the 1960s spaghetti Western (low-budget European cowboy movies, produced mostly in Italy and Spain) and the more
It would now be a surprise if a new Quentin Tarantino movie didn't dip into the well of '70s grind-house cinema. Django Unchained , Tarantino's deliriously kicky and shameless (and also overly long and scattershot) racial-exploitation epic, is set in t more
Writer-director Quentin Tarantino has made one of 2012's best movies with Django Unchained , a weird, wild, and violent crowd-pleaser that serves as a raucous salute to the spaghetti western. Set in the antebellum South, the story follows a slave named D more