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America, Slavery, and McQueen and Tarantino's Two Very Different Movies
11 Feb 2014 // 8:14 PM
12 Years a Slave is every bit as intense as one might imagine, though not completely depressing, whereas Django Unchained aestheticizes its extreme violence.
Trouble Man: 'Django Unchained' and the Obliteration of Identity
17 Apr 2013 // 5:14 PM
In his latest work, Quentin Tarantino re-establishes his reputation as an experimental filmmaker, putting a revolver to the head of genre and gleefully pulling the trigger.
Django May Be Unchained, But America Is Never Unshackled from Its Racist Past
21 Apr 2013 // 5:30 PM
Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained is at its strongest when it problematizes America's racist past.The destruction of Candyland not only vindicates Django’s revenge-fuelled quest, but also implies that slavery itself has been wiped off the face of the earth.
23 Jan 2013 // 4:30 PM
There’s a fine line between showing violence and fetishizing it. Have we crossed it?
Everything You Wanted to Know About 'Pulp Fiction' Can Be Found in This One Handsome Volume
16 Jan 2014 // 1:05 AM
Jason Bailey leaves virtually no stone unturned as he traces Tarantino’s path from being a fellow movie lover to one of the world’s leading directors and the co-creator of one the most influential films.
'Django Unchained': Tarantino's Next Revision
28 Dec 2012 // 4:00 AM
As typical or archetypal as Samuel L. Jackson's Stephen may be, he is also and ever alone, for that is his definition, fearful and mean and produced by a fearful and mean system.
The 10 Best Car Chase Films
2 Apr 2015 // 4:00 AM
As Furious 7 rapidly approaches, it's time to look back on the 10 films that created our concept of the car chase and its place in the modern action effort.
The 20 Most Anticipated Films of 2015
20 Jan 2015 // 3:00 AM
Over the next 12 months, we will be bombarded with all manner of proposed cinematic spectacle. Here are the 20 films we are most looking forward to.
Quentin Tarantino Lets It All Flow
15 Feb 2013 // 3:35 AM
LOS ANGELES — Here are some things you need to know about Quentin Tarantino. He pens his screenplays longhand, not on a word processor. “I can’
Quentin Tarantino talks about the films that influenced 'Inglourious Basterds'
17 Feb 2010 // 8:01 PM
LOS ANGELES — Most writers, musicians and filmmakers are delighted to talk about the biggest influences on their work. After all, for artists, the influences from