'Django Unchained' Review: Blaxploitation and Spaghetti Westerns Make a Delicious Combo

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 1970s blaxploitation Western (often-angry revenge pictures that examined the Civil War era in general, and slavery in particular, from a post–civil rights perspective).



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